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READ & DOWNLOAD ï Triumph in the West: A History of the War Years Based on the Diaries of Field-Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff ✓ Popular ePub, Triumph in the West: A History of the War Years BasAlanbrooke Chief of the Imperial General Staff author Arthur Bryant There are many interesting things in. The second part of the accumulation of Alanbrooke's diaries explained and put in context by Bryant As the commander of all British armies who worked hand in hand on an almost daily basis with Churchill to run the war the fly on the wall insights to the history that we've spent lifetimes accumulating is amazing The meetings with Stalin and Roosevelt the fight to apportion not enough resources to the world battles that were engaged and planned the political maneuvering between the allies to end the war once they managed to get on the continent are again amazing Maybe most interesting is the alternative view of the US domination of getting through to Germany Eisenhower and his generals were not portrayed as well as most histories portray them And Monty made a lot sense than what seems to be portrayed in history No one was above playing PR A great privilege to be able to read both of Bryant's books

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Popular ePub Triumph in the West: A History of the War Years Based on the Diaries of Field Marshal Lord. This is a fascinating insight into the mind of a man who was key to the British war effort in the Second World War and yet hardly appears at all in most histories Alan Brooke Field Marshall Lord Alanbrooke was the Chief of the Imperial General Staff CIGS from late 1941 through mid 1946 During those years and during his service on the Continent prior to the collapse of the Allied efforts in France in 1940 he kept a daily diary of his experiences and impressions Alanbrooke was the primary strategist for the efforts of the British Army from the darkest days of 1940 and 1941 when Britain stood alone against the ascendant Axis powers through the North African and Italian campaigns and the invasion at Normandy and defeat of Nazi Germany In that time he served as the cool methodical tactical and strategic counterweight to Churchill's impetuous desire to fight the Germans and Japanese wherever and whenever possible Lacking in personal agendas and ambitions beyond serving his country he is eclipsed in the histories by personalities like Churchill Stalin Marshall Patton Montgomery and others Yet the whole of the British war effort rested as much upon Lord Alanbrooke as it did upon Churchill himself

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Triumph in the West A History of the War Years Based on the Diaries of Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke Chief of the Imperial General StaffThis book format Hardcover and others isbn 9780837173443 438 pages and has a text language like English. An excellent record of the behind the scenes work that won the war More wonderful pen portraits of Winston Churchill and also insights into other significant characters Eisenhower's inexperience in command and the mistakes he made; meeting up with Stalin; Montgomery's tendency to open his mouth and put his foot in it It also shows that Alanbrooke was the right man for the job an astute judge of character and ability clear thinking about a situation and how it should be approached not afraid to speak his mind and hold to his ideas He was perhaps the single most important figure behind the scenes