The man who brought news of war

He rose from the peripheries to become one of the most important figures of World War Two and beyond... the unsung general and confidant who shaped modern Europe is detailed by

Pug Ismay behind Churchill in the Downing Street garden, May 7, 1945. Seated, left to right: Portal, Brooke, Churchill, Cunningham. Standing: Hollis and Ismay

General Hastings Lionel Ismay played a critical role not only in World War Two, but also in the peace that followed. Yet, he is hardly mentioned in history books.

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