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A fascinating, yet frustrating book. Lewin traces the career of Vyvyan Pope, who might have become one of the most important British generals of the Second World War, had he not been killed in a plane crash just as he was about to take command of the main armoured formation in Eighth Army on the eve of El Alamein - hence the frustration for the reader, that Pope died before having the opportunity to demonstrate whether his undoubted understanding of armoured forces would have been translated int ...more
Ronald Lewin was a British military historian, radio producer and publishing editor who has wrote several books on World War II and several of the WWII commanders like Lieut-General Vyvyan Pope, Montgomery and Rommel.