Desert War: The North African Campaign 1940-1943

Desert War: The North African Campaign 1940-1943

by Alan Moorehead
     
 

North Africa was one of the greatest theaters of the Second World War. Alan Moorehead's bestselling account of the Allied/Axis desert conflict is an epic story of electrifying details and keen historical insights. The Desert War interweaves vivid snapshots of war with eyewitness portraits of the famous adversaries—Generals Rommel, Montgomery, Eisenhower,See more details below

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North Africa was one of the greatest theaters of the Second World War. Alan Moorehead's bestselling account of the Allied/Axis desert conflict is an epic story of electrifying details and keen historical insights. The Desert War interweaves vivid snapshots of war with eyewitness portraits of the famous adversaries—Generals Rommel, Montgomery, Eisenhower, and Patton--all set against the backdrop of the ancient desert and Mediterranean shores. The result is a masterpiece of war reportage. This edition includes a new Introduction by renowned military historian John Keegan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140275148
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.43(d)

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