Barry Turner

Barry Turner has written extensively on military history. His books include, Countdown to Victory, Karl Doenitz and The Lat Days of the Third Reich, Suez 1956, The Berlin Airlift 1948 and, most recently, Waiting for War, Britain 1939-1940.

With a wealth of original material, Daniel Smith meets all the requirements of high-class popular history

A masterly account of Britain’s fortunes in the Second World War

Seventy-five years ago this month, peace finally came to a destroyed Europe

Viscount Montgomery: tactless, arrogant and with no instinct for politics