The Bomber Offensive as a Second Front

  title={The Bomber Offensive as a Second Front},
  author={R. Beaumont},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={19 - 3}
  • R. Beaumont
  • Published 1987
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
It was not the first call nor the last. Demands for a Second Front continued until D-Day in June 1944 and recriminations thereafter. British reluctance to attack in 1942 and Churchill's scepticism regarding the likelihood of success have frequently been censured by American as well as by Soviet and some British critics. Whatever the motives of their leaders, by mid-1941 major British forces had been pushed off the continent by the Germans three times in just over a year from Norway in April… Expand
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