A Study of War (Volume II) by Wright, Quincy

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Supreme Commander: 1941-3 (edited and completed by M. Roberts), London, 1969. Connell, Auchinleck, p. 38 Central to the various military accounts is the predominant role of Churchill, who, it is implied by his supporters, ushered in a new order, the qualities of which were in contrast to the old. The stereotypes of the unreconstructed 1930s therefore remain, if only to provide the context for the new men. ,39 Addison's is a masterly study of radical politics, which is based on the assumption that 1940 saw the overthrow of the old order.

Parti Churchill, the conservative party and the war It is curious that history repeats itself. Bonar refused to become Prime Minister in '15 [sic] when Lloyd George formed the first coalition; and I understand that Halifax refused for very much the same reason vis-a-vis Winston. Each would have been overshadowed by a Man of Destiny. Winston got a poor reception in the House compared with Neville; and in the House of Lords Neville's name was received with a full-throated cheer, whereas Winston's name was received in silence.

It considers the politics of strategy - the way in which the decisions about the war emerged from the vacillations and differences of those responsible. Churchill, though dominant, rarely had the decisive voice. Whereas he was cautious, often preferring to do nothing and wait on events, others were sometimes more hasty to act. For instance, it was Air Marshal Longmore who took the decision to divert aircraft from the Middle East after the Italians attacked Greece. But Churchill's caution was not apparent even to his closest colleagues.

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