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Iron hulls, iron hearts : Mussolini's elite armoured divisions in North Africa

Author: Ian W Walker
Publisher: Marlborough : Crowood, 2012. ©2003
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The campaign in North Africa during World War Two was one of the most important of the conflict. The allies fought for control of North Africa against the German Afrika Korps led by Rommel. But the part played by Mussolini's Italian troops, and in particular the armoured divisions, in support of the Germans is not so well known. This painstakingly researched book looks in detail at the role of Mussolini's three  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Walker, Ian.
Iron Hulls, Iron Hearts : Mussolini's Elite Armoured Divisions in North Africa.
Ramsbury : Crowood, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian W Walker
ISBN: 9781847974730 1847974732
OCLC Number: 852756227
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1: Mussolini's War; 2: The Birth of the Armoured Divisions; 3: Baptism of Fire; 4: Trial by Combat; Plates; 5: The Cauldron of Battle; 6: The Mirage of the Nile; 7: Iron Coffins; 8: Last Stand and Retrospective; Appendix I: Italian Armoured Divisions: Orders of Battle 1941-42; Appendix II: Comparative Performance of Tank Weaponry 1941-42; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Ian W. Walker.

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The campaign in North Africa during World War Two was one of the most important of the conflict. The allies fought for control of North Africa against the German 'Afrika Korps' led by Rommel. But the  Read more...

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A widely researched and well written account of this neglected aspect of WW2 history... recommended to everyone interested in obtaining a more complete picture of armoured warfare in North Africa. * Read more...

 
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