Blog: Sir Martin's writing

Churchill and Enigma

Sir Martin writes: On 25 and 26 July 1939, five weeks before the outbreak of the Second World War – and while Churchill was still in opposition to the government of the day, in his tenth year in the political wilderness – senior Polish Intelligence officers in Warsaw handed over

Bombing Auschwitz: Fact & Myth

The Times, 27 January 2005 “Could Britain have done more to stop the horrors of Auschwitz?”  Sir Martin writes: From the summer of 1942 until the spring of 1944 more than a million Jews were deported to Auschwitz, where they were either murdered upon arrival, or used as slave labourers.