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By MICHAEL McMENAMIN
In this detailed work, Bungay contributes to the historiography of the great air war, notwithstanding several highly questionable conclusions.
Tags: Adolf Galland, Alan Brooke, Albert Kesselring, Andrew Roberts, Battle of Britain, David Irving, Edward Halifax, Hermann Göring, Hugh Dowding, John Lukacs, Joseph Vuillemin, Leonard Mosley, Michael McMenamin, R.W. Thompson, Richard Lamb, Stephen Bungay, Winston S. Churchill,
By ANDREW ROBERTS
The Splendid and the Vile is the story of the London Blitz, from the moment that Winston Churchill became prime minister on 10 May 1940, until the Luftwaffe raid that destroyed the parts of the House of Commons exactly one year later, coincidentally on the same night that Rudolf Hess flew to Scotland.
Tags: Alex Hardinge, Andrew Roberts, Averell Harriman, Dunkirk, Erik Larson, Hermann Göring, Joseph Goebbels, King George VI, London Blitz, Mary SOames, Pamela Churchill, Randolph Churchill, Rudolf Hess, Stalingrad, Winston S. Churchill,