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Rommel's Afrika Korps: El Agheila to El Alamein
     

Rommel's Afrika Korps: El Agheila to El Alamein

by George Bradford
 

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• Portrait of this famous World War II unit at the height of its success • Completely illustrated with photos, maps, and diagrams--in color where available In the sands of the Western Desert in 1941-42, Erwin Rommel made history as the Desert Fox, waging a brilliant and bold campaign against the British. Beginning at El Agheila in March 1941, the Afrika

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• Portrait of this famous World War II unit at the height of its success • Completely illustrated with photos, maps, and diagrams--in color where available In the sands of the Western Desert in 1941-42, Erwin Rommel made history as the Desert Fox, waging a brilliant and bold campaign against the British. Beginning at El Agheila in March 1941, the Afrika Korps--frequently outnumbered--drove the British steadily east across Libya and into Egypt. The German offensive eventually ground to a halt in a series of battles at El Alamein. In impressive detail, George Bradford depicts what it was like to serve and fight in the Afrika Korps, from its tanks and equipment to its battles and daily life.

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Military Modelcraft International
"George Bradford's new book is an expert summary of the campaign from the German point of view. . . . This is a well-produced and interesting book with enough new material for even the most ardent student of the North African campaign."
The Armor Modeling and Preservation Society
"A good balance between the level of presented detail and the pace of the story."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811704199
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
10/21/2008
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

George Bradford is a technical artist and military historian who has been researching World War II and producing scale drawings for more than thirty years. He lives in Canada.

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