David Irving replies:
IT IS a subject I am most interested in, and I will correspond with you to your heart's content on it. I am not aware of McIver's writing, please email a copy to me if you can (or mail it to me at P O Box 1707 Key West FL 33041 USA where I shall be for a few weeks from tomorrow). I am attaching a summary of further items on the controversy, which I concluded twenty years ago.
The facts are as I laid out in my first volume on Churchill, "Churchill's War", vol. i: "Struggle for Power" (which you can download free at http://www.fpp.co.uk/books/Churchill/1/
I had the advantage of discussing it with the late R V Jones, chief of Scientific Intelligence at the Air Ministry, and using the diary of Churchill's private secretary Sir John Martin.
For some days Churchill had been expecting a major three-day Luftwaffe attack, codenamed MOONLIGHT SONATA.
The codebreakers had established that the secondary target was suburban London, and the tertiary target the Home Counties (...