Why did Churchill oppose Overlord? Why did he want to send Allied troops into easily defended, mountainous regions – Italy, Greece, the Balkans – instead of Normandy? Did he fear Hitler’s Army? Did he dread a re-run of 1914-18? Or did he prioritise British Oil and Empire interests over the task of liberating Europe from fascism? Did the Greatest Ever Briton favour a ‘Brexit’ military strategy which would have gifted western Europe to Stalin? Empire First re writes WWII history and the reputation of Britain’s iconic Prime Minister.