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Triumph in the West
Triumph in the West
By Arthur Bryant
Doubleday, 1959, 438 pp

This second volume of what are substantially Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke's wartime diaries covers the years 1943 to 1946. (First volume, "The Turn of the Tide," noted here October 1957.) Very valuable as first-hand evidence of how decisions were reached, and in giving the author's views at the time and later, it is often querulous in tone and sharply critical of other Allied commanders and political leaders.