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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Operation Jubilee: Dieppe, 1942: The Folly and the Sacrifice by Patrick Bishop reviewed
By Allan Mallinson
MI9 by Helen Fry and War in the Shadows by Patrick Marnham reviewed
Britain’s War: A New World 1942–1947 by Daniel Todman reviewed
Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana: Great Battles by Ian F.W. Beckett reviewed
Can the fiasco of the Dieppe Raid really be excused?
Break-out and betrayal in Occupied Europe
The British Far East campaign in WWII is the new focus of Daniel Todman’s comprehensive history
Snatching victory from the jaws of defeat: the story of Rorke’s Drift
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.