Pitt, Barrie (William Edward)
PITT, Barrie (William Edward)
PITT, Barrie (William Edward). British, b. 1918. Genres: History. Career: Surveyor, England, 1946-60; Information Officer, U.K. Atomic Energy Authority, 1960-63; Historical Adviser, The Great War, BBC-TV, 1963-64; Ed., Purnell's History of the Second World War, and Purnell's History of the First World War, 1964-70; Ed.-in-Chief, Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, 1968-75. Publications: Zeebrugge: St. George's Day 1918, 1958; The Edge of Battle (novel), 1958; Coronel and Falkland, 1960; 1918: The Last Act, 1962; The Battle of the Atlantic, 1979; The Crucible of War: Western Desert 1941, 1980; Churchill and the Generals, 1981; The Crucible of War: 1942, Year of Alamein, 1982; Special Boat Squadron, 1983; (with F. Pitt) The Chronological Atlas of World War II, 1989. Address: 10 Wellington Rd, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4EA, England.