Andrew Stewart is a reader in conflict and diplomacy in the Defence Studies Department at King's College London and codirector of the King's Second World War Research Group. He is the author of several books on the Second World War, including The King's Private Army and Caen Controversy. He lives in Oxford, England.
Surprisingly neglected in accounts of Allied wartime triumphs, in 1941 British and Commonwealth forces completed a stunning and important victory in East Africa against an overwhelmingly superior Italian opponent. A hastily formed British-led force, never...[SEE MORE]