Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
TAVIANI, PAOLO EMILIO (Author)
Le Monnier (Publisher)
Production date
1982
Place made
Firenze
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 22cm., Pagination: 75p., 8 leaves of plates ill., facsims.

Catalogue number
LBY 88 / 244

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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.