About the Author
F. W. D. Deakin (1913-2005) was a Special Operations Officer in the Second World War, historian (in his own right and also as principal assistant to Churchill in his six volume history of the Second World War) and college head being the first Warden of St Antony's College, Oxford. Faber Finds is reissuing three of his titles: The Brutal Friendship: Mussolini, Hitler and the Fall of Italian Fascism
, The Embattled Mountain
(his account of his S. O. E. experiences) and The Case of Richard Sorge
which he co-wrote with G. R. Storry.
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