In the summer of 1940, all Britain was convinced that the Germans would invade, yet they never came. Why not? In this analysis, Egbert Kieser explores the German perspective to reveal the fatal indecision that in the end may have lost them the war.
In the summer of 1940, all Britain was convinced that the Germans would invade. The Germans had, in five weeks, crushed France and taken Belgium. Now they stood on the Channel coast waiting. The Luftwaffe was bombing an almost defenceless island day and night - yet the Germans never came. Why not? In this German analysis, Egbert Kieser explores the German perspective to reveal the fatal indecision that in the end may have lost them the war.
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Egbert Kieser is an anglophile German historian, fascinated by the failure of the commanders of his parents' generation to press home their undoubted advantage over the British - from just 22 miles away.
Operation Sea Lion by Egbert Kieser
Cassell Military Paperba
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