By G. H. Bennett
The despatches reproduced the following, brought and annotated by means of Professor Bennett, conceal occasions with an important concerning the end result of the struggle, comparable to the convoys within the Mediterranean and to Russia, significant amphibious operations and raids comparable to Dieppe, along the various minor operations related to the Royal military and, after all, D-Day. those vital records are released the following in an obtainable shape. we're lucky that they have been written in a fashion designed to be understood by means of the general public on the time. What they exhibit, not just approximately naval operations yet approximately their authors, is fascinating:
‘The landings went very principally in line with plan … The operation used to be interesting.’ (The disastrous Dieppe Raid, August 1942)
‘Once the motion is joined, and either side are firing, the enemy could be the first to develop into erratic.’ (Lt-Commander T. J. Bligh, 15 October 1944)
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