General Eisenhower is the Supreme Commander to the Allied countries
I ordered a car and Brian somebody drove me to Newbury. Nobody knew I was coming. Nobody saw me drive there, no stars on the plate, no flag on the hood, just an officer in a motorcar.
Trafford thinks I’m sending those boys to their deaths, but I believe their role will be pivotal… and that makes it personal. Those boys are my responsibility, they’re risking their lives because I dug my heels in at a meeting in an office. That’s really why I went to see them… and I will feel every one of their deaths.
David Haig, Pressure. NHB (electronic version), pp.142-143
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