Das Afrika Korps: Erwin Rommel and the Germans in Africa, 1941-43

Das Afrika Korps: Erwin Rommel and the Germans in Africa, 1941-43

by Franz Kurowski
     
 

• Action-packed history of the Germans in Africa in World War II • One of the most famous military units of all time under one of the best commanders • The early campaigns in the Western Desert, Tobruk, El Alamein, and more From 1941 to 1943, the German Afrika Korps roared into military legend with its bold exploits in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia.

Overview

• Action-packed history of the Germans in Africa in World War II • One of the most famous military units of all time under one of the best commanders • The early campaigns in the Western Desert, Tobruk, El Alamein, and more From 1941 to 1943, the German Afrika Korps roared into military legend with its bold exploits in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia. Before the tide turned in late 1942, Erwin Rommel defeated larger British forces, but supply problems and the arrival of the Americans made it impossible for the Germans to keep up their offensive. The remnants of the Afrika Korps surrendered in May 1943.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811705912
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
03/28/2010
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Franz Kurowski served as a reporter in the German Army during World War II and has since written over one hundred books. He lives in Germany.

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