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Overlord Declassified Part II
SHAEF assumed a larger role in the intelligence war from early 1944, with General Eisenhower taking control of all D-Day-related intelligence activities on 23 March. The consolidation was similar to what happened in Algiers. The French undertook a me
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Dark City
Author: Simon Read Publisher: The History Press, 2019 Price: £10.99 This book tells an uncomfortable tale: life was not all ‘keep calm and carry on’ in wartime London, an era we like to hold up as exemplary of camaraderie and a shared defiance of th
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Hitler’s Vengeance
The Nazi “vengeance weapon” offensive of 1944-45 aimed to utterly demoralise the British population, particularly in London and the south east (and later the newly liberated Belgian city of Antwerp). Alongside the loss of lives and physical destructi