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desert war

Alan Moorehead

desert war

the North African Campaign, 1940-43.

by Alan Moorehead

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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Mediterranean Sea,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Africa, North

  • Edition Notes

    An abridged edition of African trilogy which comprises Mediterranean front, A year of battle, and The end in Africa.

    Other titlesAfrican trilogy
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p. maps, ports. ;
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18953580M

    The Desert War () When Benito Mussolini declared war on the Allies on 10th June , he already had over a million men in the Italian Army based in Libya. In neighbouring Egypt the British Army had o men guarding the Suez Canal and the Arabian oil fields.. On 13th September, , Marshall Rodolfo Graziani and five Italian divisions began a rapid .   Desert War by Peter Cox, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(3).

      Another very good overview of the theater is War Without Hate: The Desert Campaign of by John Bierman and Colin Smith. link. I just listened to the audio edition of Killing Rommel by Stephen Pressfield (unabridged). The link below is for the book. link. Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. DESERT WAR IN NORTH AFRICA (ADVENTURES IN HISTORY) By Stephen W. Sears.

    Home > Books > The Desert War Then and Now. The Desert War Then and Now. by Jean Paul Pallud. Following Mussolini’s declaration of war in June , initially Italy faced only those British troops based in the Middle East but as the armed confrontation in the Western Desert of North Africa escalated, other nations were drawn in — Germany, Australia, India, South Africa, New . Post-Saddam Iraq: The War Game "Desert Crossing" Assumed , Troops and Still a Mess. National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. Introduced by Roger Strother. Posted - November 4, For more information contact.


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After the war he turned from journalism to writing books, and in won the Duff Cooper Prize for Gallipoli. He was awarded the OBE in and the CBE in Alan Moorehead died in His book, The Desert War: The North Africa /5(73).

The Desert War interweaves vivid snapshots of war with eyewitness portraits of the famous adversaries -- Generals Rommel, Montgomery, Eisenhower, and Patton -- Alan Moorehead's bestselling account of the Allied/Axis desert conflict is an epic story of electrifying details and keen historical insights/5.

Alan Moorehead was a war correspondent who covered most of the 3-year desert campaign in North Africa in World War II.

Therefore, he saw the war at first hand, sometimes coming under fire himself (usually from aircraft), sometimes getting lost in the vast desert, sometimes missing key events because his reporter's intuition led him astray/5(16).

The desert proved a real test of generalship, pitting Germany's Erwin Rommel against Britain's Bernard Montgomery and America's George Patton. Here, from award-winning military historian Stephen W. Sears, is the dramatic story of the generals, politicians, and soldiers who changed the course of The struggle for North Africa was unlike any other /5.

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Condition is Like New. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. This book has pages which none are ripped or written on. It has many maps and photos.

Seller assumes all responsibility for this Desert war book % positive. Essentially a memoir written as fiction, Cyril Joly's account of desert warfare as part of the 3rd Royal Tank Regiment in the second world war makes compelling reading. Rommel: The Desert Fox is a biography of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel by Desmond Young.

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Shop our selection of best selling LDS Books and New LDS Books today. The three books he subsequently wrote about the Desert War †" later collected as his 'African Trilogy' †" were swiftly acclaimed as a classic account of the tussle between Montgomery's Eighth Army and Rommel's Afrika Corps, amidst the endless harsh wastes of the Western Desert.

Rommel’s Desert War: Waging World War II in North Africa, – By Martin Kitchen. Cambridge University Press, $ Arguably the most provocative reassessment of this theater in many a year, this challenging, rich, well-argued tome forces careful revisits to dearly held truths about strategy, operations, tactics, and personalities.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hill, Russell, Desert war. New York, A.A. Knopf, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. “Desert War” is a stand-alone short story that is part of the Annals of the Rising Dawn, a growing collection of tales set in the same history and world as the Rising Dawn Saga novels from Stephen : Seventh Star Press.

World War II: Desert War. Best-selling author and acclaimed Civil War expert Stephen W. Sears, hailed by The New York Times Book Review as “arguably the preeminent living historian of the war’s eastern theater,” crafts what will stand the test of time as the definitive history of the greatest battle ever fought on American soil.

Get this from a library. Desert war: the North African campaign, [Alan Moorehead] -- "North Africa was the site of some of the most volatile battles of World War II. For journalist Alan Moorehead, it was war in its purest form, "a knight's tournament in empty space."" "In Desert War.

Adapt or die, no further choice is given when you fight at Desert War. Brian Kelly’s Desert War: captures the drama of the campaign for North Africa during World War II.

It consists of a series of historical and “What-if” scenarios that allow. Buy The Desert War: The Classic Trilogy on the North African Campaign UK ed. by Moorehead, Alan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(75). Read the full-text online edition of The Other Desert War: British Special Forces in North Africa, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Other Desert War: British Special Forces in.

Operation SALAM László Almásy’s most daring Mission in the Desert War Kuno Gross, Michael Rolke & András Zboray belleville ISBN Hardcover, pages, 21x cm, over illustrations Price (including shipping).Desert War Book Summary: This is the kind of book you’ve been waiting for about the war—a book by a correspondent who was in the thick of the actual fighting, in the front lines and sometimes ahead of them.

Only in North Africa, because of the strange fluid quality of desert tactics, have correspondents actually been allowed to see men in battle—to attach themselves .The Imperial War Museum Book of the Desert War Author Bramall, Field Marshal Lord \(Editor-in-chief\) Format/binding Paperback Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Edition Reprint Binding Paperback ISBN 10 X ISBN 13 Publisher Sidgwick & Jackson Place of Publication London Date published Keywords.