08 Jan 18

Andrew Browne Cunningham

CINC Mediterranean – WWII
First Sea Lord -WWII

Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied Commander, wrote of him:

“Admiral Sir Andrew Browne Cunningham. He remains in my opinion at the top of my subordinates in absolute selflessness, energy, devotion to duty, knowledge of his task, and in understanding of the requirements of allied operations. My opinions as to his superior qualifications have never wavered for a second.”