Throughout the first three years of the Second World War, the North African desert was a strategically vital theatre of operations. This is the story of one of the most extraordinary of victories. Of how Wavell and his general, O'Connor despite being out-numbered, routed Graziani's forces, pushing the Italians back hundreds of miles and taking thousands of prisoners. However this brilliant and astonishing victory was short lived, for Rommel and his Africa Korps were dispatched in early 1941 to turn the tide agains the British. Pitt's excellent narrative style breathes new life into this exhilarating campaign.Biografía del autor:
Barrie Pitt saw active service in both Europe and the Middle East. He edited the partwork History of the Second World War and was Editor-in-Chief of Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II. Barrie Pitt now lives in Taunton in Somerset
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Descripción Cassell, 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0304359505
Descripción Cassell, 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110304359505