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Northwest Africa : seizing the initiative in the West

Author: George F Howe; Center of Military History.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1957
Series: United States Army in World War II.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The assault on North Africa on 8 November 1942 led to a bitter conflict that finally culminated in the defeat of the Axis forces in Tunisia seven months later. The campaign was, for the U.S. Army, a school in coalition warfare and an introduction to enemy tactics.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Howe, George F. (George Frederick), 1901-1988.
Northwest Africa: seizing the initiative in the west.
Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1957
(OCoLC)570831188
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George F Howe; Center of Military History.
OCLC Number: 833964
Notes: [Copyright 1956 by Richard W. Stephens.]
Document for sale by Superintendent of Documents, cloth, $7.75.
Description: xxiii, 748 pages : illustrations, maps (some color 1 in pocket) ; 36 cm.
Contents: Preparations --
The Mediterranean Theater of War, 1940-1942 --
Strategic Planning --
Tactical Plans and Political Preparations --
Completing the Preparations --
The Amphibious Phase on the Atlantic Coast --
The French Decide to Fight --
Taking Safi --
Fedala to Casablanca --
Mehdia to Port-Lyautey --
The End of Hostilities in Morocco --
The Amphibious Operations in the Mediterranean --
The Last Preliminaries --
The First Day's Operations Against Oran --
The Seizure of Oran --
The Occupation of Algiers --
The Axis Reaction and the French Decision --
The End of Operation Torch --
Taking Positions for the Drive on Tunis --
The Attack Toward Tunis --
Stalemate Before Tunis --
Concentration of Forces in Tunisia --
The New Situation: Allied Reaction --
The New Situation: Axis Reaction --
Sparring Along the Eastern Dorsal --
The Enemy Strikes at U.S. II Corps --
The Enemy Drives Back the Allied Southern Flank --
Rommel's Thrust Through Kasserine Pass --
The Enemy is Turned Back --
Shift to Northern Tunisia --
The Allies Prepare for Decisive Action --
The Enemy Strives to Retain the Initiative --
From Mareth to Enfidaville --
Gafsa, Maknassy, and El Guettar (17-25 March) --
II Corps Operations Beyond El Guettar --
Attacks at Fondouk El Aouareb and Pursuit onto the Plain --
Allied Drive to Victory --
Preparations --
The Attack Begins --
The Advance to Mateur --
The End in Tunisia --
Fruits of Victory.
Series Title: United States Army in World War II.
Responsibility: by George F. Howe.

Abstract:

The assault on North Africa on 8 November 1942 led to a bitter conflict that finally culminated in the defeat of the Axis forces in Tunisia seven months later. The campaign was, for the U.S. Army, a school in coalition warfare and an introduction to enemy tactics.

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