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With utmost spirit : Allied naval operations in the Mediterranean, 1942-1945

Author: Barbara Tomblin
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2004.
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Nineteen months before the D-day invasion of Normandy, Allied assault forces landed in North Africa in Operation TORCH, the first major amphibious operation of the war in Europe. Under the direction of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, AUS, Adm. Andrew B. Cunningham, RN, Admiral H. Kent Hewitt, USN, and others, the Allies kept pressure on the Axis by attacking what Winston Churchill dubbed "the soft underbelly of Europe."  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tomblin, Barbara.
With utmost spirit.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2004
(DLC) 2004010631
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Tomblin
ISBN: 9780813171982 0813171989 9780813137681 0813137683 1283232987 9781283232982 9786613232984 661323298X
OCLC Number: 753968515
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 578 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A new chapter in the struggle for the Mediterranean --
Operation Torch: the landings in French Morocco --
Operation Torch: the Mediterranean landings --
The race to Tunis --
The Tunisian campaign --
Gearing up for Operation Husky --
Operation Husky --
The Sicilian campaign --
The race to Messina --
Operation Avalanche --
The Salerno campaign --
Fall 1943 : the Italian campaign --
Operation Shingle --
The Anzio campaign --
Breakout : operations Diadem and Buffalo --
Preliminaries to Operation Dragoon --
Operation Dragoon: the landings in southern France --
Operation Dragoon: final phase --
The champagne campaign --
Mopping up in the Med.
Series Title: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Barbara Brooks Tomblin.


Barbara Brooks Tomblin tells of the U.S. Navy's and the Royal Navy's struggles to wrest control of the Mediterranean Sea from Axis submarines and aircraft, to lift the siege of Malta, and to open a  Read more...


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