Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), 1945-1989 (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
MCDOWELL, COLIN (Author)
Bloomsbury (Publisher)
Production date
1997
Place made
London
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 26cm., Pagination: 192p.: ill. (some col.), facsims., ports.

Catalogue number
LBY 97 / 216

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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.