Allan Mallinson

What I really said to Gordon Brown: Field Marshal Lord Guthrie sets the record straight

Often accused of being ‘Tony’s General’, Guthrie describes his fierce battles over the defence budget with Brown as chancellor

Field Marshal Lord Guthrie. [Alamy]

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