The Authorised Biography of Field Marshal the Lord Bramall KG, GCB, OBE, MC
By (author) Michael Tillotson
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Dwin Bramall by Michael Tillotson
Book Description'Dwin' Bramall rose from platoon commander in the campaigns in France, Belgium and Holland in 1944-5 to become professional head of the Army and then Chief of the Defence Staff. His reputation for a sharp mind combined with an engagingly persuasive manner led to his rapid rise through every level of command to that of four-star general. As Chief of the Defence Staff 1982-85, he sought to turn the minds of the single service chiefs away from their fixation with the Soviet threat and towards the growing challenges to Britain's security and national interests arising in the Middle East and Asia. Now a House of Lords cross-bencher, he continues to speak against the failure of successive governments to provide adequate support for the nation's security and argues for the much closer co-ordination of foreign and defence policy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750942386
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Aug-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Michael Tillotson
Michael Tillotson is the author of 'Finland at Peace and War', commissioned by the government of Finland and military obituaries writer for The Times. He served Malaya, Indo-China, Malaysia during the Indonesian 'Confrontation', South Arabia and Cyprus, working in Defence Intelligence and with the United Nations, including a fact- finding tour of the Middle East for Un Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim. He retired as a major-general and now lives in Wiltshire.
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