Ian Blackwell is a former career soldier who has a specialist knowledge of the Italian Campaign, thanks to his research and battlefield tour experience. His earlier books include Cassino, Anzio and Operation HUSKY. He lives at Budleigh, Devon.
"Generally interesting analysis, although rather truncated in describing operations after the fall of Rome, as if nothing happened for a year or the author ran into deadline pressure. Nothing particularly new here and a large section of the 'where to land after Africa' discussion seems taken from the US Army green book."--Russ Lockwood "Historical Miniatures Gaming Society "