Object details

Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
SHARP, LEE (Author)
Military Press (Publisher)
Production date
Place made
Milton Keynes

whole: Dimensions: 29cm., Pagination: 2 vols. (vi, 140; vi, 156p.) ill., maps

Catalogue number
LBY 03 / 2066

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Crusader tanks and other vehicles out on patrol in the Western Desert, 26 August 1942.
Second World War
How The British Secured A Victory In The Desert During The Second World War
When Italy declared war on 10 June 1940, the Italian Army in Libya threatened the vital Suez Canal in British-occupied Egypt. Italian forces attacked Egypt on 13 September. General O’Connor’s Western Desert Force was outnumbered, but his commander-in-chief, General Wavell, ordered a surprise attack at Sidi Barrani three days later.