Page 201. " while they waited for the arrival of the Americans who were bound to find a way "

US Troops in England, 1944
Public DomainUS Troops in England, 1944 - Credit: UK Government
Perhaps the reason for this "widespread" faith in an American rescue was the USA's recent critical intervention in World War Two.

The USA had already overtaken Britain as the world's leading superpower, enjoying apparently boundless resources, military capacity and wealth.

Page 209. " after I entered the New Forest. "

The New Forest
Creative Commons AttributionThe New Forest - Credit: the sea the sea, Flickr
 The New Forest is in Hampshire, in southern England. It is no longer a 'new' forest – it was established as a protected royal forest in the 11th century by William I.


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