Alanbrooke


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Alanbrooke

Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount. 1883--1963, British field marshal; chief of Imperial General Staff (1941--46)
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Alanbrooke was neither the first nor the last man to underestimate Eisenhower.
Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, War Diaries 1939-1945 (London: Phoenix Press, 2002), xiv.
While some of the diarists, such as Lord Alanbrooke or Vera Brittain, remain famous others have been left behind by the march of time.
There is little evidence that Alanbrooke recognized the importance of the Battle of the Atlantic or tried in any way to recommend action to ensure that the "air gap" was closed in 1942 or later.
Rather than being fully immersive as one might imagine the experience of combat, Bloch and Alanbrooke appear to have constructed a state of quasi-participation.
Hasta que, y a menos que (digo solemnemente) la gente sea capaz, con un frio calculo de la felicidad humana, de arreglar los asuntos de tal modo que las reclamaciones de derechos nacionales y gloria nacional a Alanbrooke ni a Bryant, me alegro de pensar.
Another Darley-owned useful handicapper who hasn't run this year and may appeal to National Hunt buyers is Alanbrooke (392).
Cheers broke out as the soldiers stepped off a convoy of buses arriving at the regiment's base in Alanbrooke Barracks, near Thirsk, in North Yorkshire, yesterday afternoon.
Or as in the case of the Alanbrooke Diaries, a therapeutic purpose is served, being the Field Marshal's way of letting off steam after his daily battles to rein in Churchill's fertile brain.
David Pipe runs Mamlook, Royal Rationale and Raslan, while Mark Johnston also has three chances with Yes Mr President, Keenes Day and Alanbrooke.
Ladbrokes: 6 Darley Sun, 8 Electrolyser, 10 Swingkeel, Bahrain Storm, 12 Yes Mr President, 14 Alanbrooke, Fair Along, Mamlook, Nanton, Royal Rationale, 16 Woolfall Treasure, Sweetheart, Silk Affair, 20 bar.
Roberts, Masters and Commanders: How Roosevelt, Churchill, Marshall and Alanbrooke Won the War in the West (London: Allen Lane, 2008).