Barry Turner is a celebrated historian, the author most recently of Karl Doenitz and the Last Days of the Third Reich (Icon, 2015), described as 'page-turning' by the Daily Mail, and of Suez 1956 (Hodder, 2006) and, with Tony Rennell, of When Daddy Came Home (Arrow, 2014). He lives in London and south-west France.
'In this fine piece of popular history, Barry Turner provides an engaging and vivid account of this first major episode of the Cold War.' * BBC History * 'Crisply written, suitably dramatic and ultimately heartening book.' * Daily Mail *