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London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. First U.K.? Edition. First? Printing. 188, bibliography, usual library markings, boards somewhat worn and soiled, lettering faded The author was Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Rumania from 1939 to 1941 and was Rumanian Minister to Turkey from 1943 to 1945.
New York: Konecky & Konecky, 1994. Reprint Edition. Presumed first printing thus. Hardcover. 555,  pages. Illustrations. Maps. Appendices. Sources. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Carlo D'Este (1936 – November 22, 2020) was an American military historian and biographer, author of several books, especially on World War II. He was a decorated U.S. Army lieutenant colonel. In 2011, he was awarded the Pritzker Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. D'Este attended New Mexico Military Institute junior college in 1956. He received his B.A. (magna cum laude) from Norwich University in 1958, an M.A. from the University of Richmond in 1974, and an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Norwich in 1992. He received his master's from University of Richmond in 1974 and then attended University of London under the G.I. bill. On his retirement from the army in 1978 he took to writing military history, for which he won many prizes and achieved international recognition in the U.S. and Britain - beginning with Decision in Normandy, his revisionist history of the D-Day landings and Allied campaign in France in 1944. D’Este was not only featured in multiple television documentaries, but was asked to advise President Clinton at the White House before the president’s fiftieth anniversary visit to Normandy and Italy, in 1994.