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The desert war : the classic trilogy on the North Africa campaign 1940-43 : Mediterranean front, A year of battle, the end in Africa

Author: Alan Moorehead
Publisher: London : Aurum, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New ed
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"Alan Moorehead was sent to cover the North Africa campaign in 1940 by the Daily Express, and he followed its dramatic course all the way to 1943. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Personal narratives
Named Person: Alan Moorehead; Alan Moorehead
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Moorehead
ISBN: 9781845133917 1845133919
OCLC Number: 973604553
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published : Hamish Hamilton, 1944.
Description: xii, 641 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Book one : Mediterranean front: the year of Wavell, 1940-41 --
Book two : A year of battle: the year of Auchinleck, 1941-42 --
Book three : The end in Africa: the year of Eisenhower, Alexander and Montgomery, 1942-43.
Responsibility: by Alan Moorehead.

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The classic account of the tussle between Montgomery's Eighth Army and Rommel's Afrika Corps, amidst the endless harsh wastes of the Western Desert.  Read more...

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'A classic' Observer 'One of the most remarkable books of this or any other modern war' New Statesman

 
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