Anatomy of a Campaign: The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940

  title={Anatomy of a Campaign: The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940},
  author={John Kiszely},
The British campaign in Norway in 1940 was an ignominious and abject failure. It is perhaps best known as the fiasco which directly led to the fall of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and his replacement by Winston Churchill. But what were the reasons for failure? Why did the decision makers, including Churchill, make such poor decisions and exercise such bad judgement? What other factors played a part? John Kiszely draws on his own experience of working at all levels in the military to… Expand
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