Pen & Sword 9781783461943 Operations in North Africa & the Middle East 1942-1944
Pen & Sword Operations in North Africa & the Middle East 1942-1944 9781783461943
A unique collection of original reports that include the full account of the Battle of El Alamein and the drive on Tunis, despatches on operations in Syria and Iraq, General Sir Kenneth Anderson's report on Operation Torch and Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham's report on the operations to seize control of the Sicilian Straits.
Author: John Grehan & Martin Mace.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.
Hardback. 247pp. 16cm by 24cm
Despatches in this volume include the despatch on the campaign from Alamein to Tunis, by Field Marshal the Viscount Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces North Africa; despatch on operations in the Western Desert December 1940 to February 1941, by General Sir Archibald P. Wavell, Commander-in-Chief British Land Forces, Middle East; despatch on Operation Torch, the landings in North Africa, by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew B. Cunningham; the despatch on the control of Sicilian Straits during final stages of North African Campaign by Admiral Cunningham; and the despatch on operations in North Africa November 1942 to May 1943, by Lieutenant-General K.A.N. Anderson, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, 1st Army.
This unique collection of original documents will prove to be an invaluable resource for historians, students and all those interested in what was one of the most significant periods in British military history.