Churchill's War, vol. ii

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THE LONDON EVENING STANDARD commissioned historian / journalist Andrew Roberts to write a first report this week on David Irving's Churchill's War, vol. ii; Roberts said that Churchill did not want the bombing of Rome. The archives speak a different language.

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Churchill: "Bomb to the utmost possible"

From PRO file CAB.120/599, a newly released file of Chiefs of Staff correspondence

Did Churchill want Rome bombed flat or not? One of the facsimile documents from Churchill's War, vol. iii, from a file of which young Mr Roberts is evidently unaware