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Includes bibliographical references (p. -186) and index.
|LC Classifications||D766.9 .M34 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||192 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||92189778|
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This book focuses purely on the 3 battles that occurred in the latter half of around the 40 mile stretch of Egypt, adjacent to the El Alamein railway station. It relies heavily on personal and very frank accounts of veterans who lived through the events.
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This book is a real work of love and it does say in the introduction that the author wanted to do justice to this very important point in the Second World War & I think he has achieved that/5.
The Battle of El Alamein is well established as a pivotal moment of the Second World War. Following the wildly fluctuating fortunes of the opposing sides, there was a real risk that Rommel’s Afrika Korps and his Italian allies would break through and seize Cairo with catastrophic strategic and political implications for the Allies.4/5(1).
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The Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October - 11 November ) was a decisive battle of the Second World War that took place near the Egyptian railway halt of El Alamein and marked the watershed of the Western Desert Campaign.
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In Octoberafter a two-year seesaw campaign across the wasteland of western Egypt and eastern Libya, the British Eighth Army not only achieved a significant military victory over the combined German-Italian Panzer Army but also 4/5(1). Get this from a library. El Alamein. [Michael Carver] -- Detailed account of a World War 2 battle, based on original German and British sources and author's own.
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In AugustGeneral Claude Auchinleck had been sacked as Commander-in-Chief Location: El Alamein, Egypt. By Pier Paolo Battistelli. El Alamein heralded a great victory for the Allied forces in the Second World War and marked a major turning point in the Western Desert campaign.
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