Desert war in North Africa
American Heritage Pub. Co.; distribution by Harper & Row, 1967 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 153 pages
THE STORY OF THAT SEESAW WAR FROM SEPTEMBER, 1940, WHEN THE ITALIAN ARMY INVADED EGYPT UNTIL MAY 1943 WHEN THE COMBINED BRITISH AND AMERICAN FORCES DROVE THE AXIS DESERT ARMY INTO TUNISIA AND FORCED ITS SURRENDER. THE BOOK CONTAINS 114 ILLUSTRATIONS.
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7th Armored 90th Light Division Afrika Korps airfield Alamein Alan Moorehead Algiers Allied American antitank guns Armored Brigade Armored Division artillery assault attack Auchinleck Australians Axis Bardia battle battlefield Benghazi bombs Brit British armor Cairo campaign captured Casablanca Churchill coast road column convoy Corps counterattack cruiser Cunningham Cyrenaica Darlan defenses Desert Fox Desert Rats dust Egypt Eighth Army enemy Erwin Rommel escarpment fields fighting fire flank French gasoline Gazala Gallop Graziani gunner high command Hitler infantry infantrymen Italian June landing Libya machine guns Malta Matruh Mediterranean Middle East miles military Montgomery Nazi night North Africa November O'Connor officers Operation Compass Operation Crusader Operation Torch Oran panzer divisions Panzer Mark Panzerarmee planes prisoners retreat Ritchie Rommel shells ships Sidi Barrani Sidi Rezegh siege of Tobruk smoke soldiers supply line Tripoli troops trucks Tunis Tunisia turret vehicles victory wadi Wavell Western Desert Force wounded wrote