Object details

Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
DAY, DAVID A. (Author)
Angus and Robertson (Publisher)
Production date
Place made

whole: Dimensions: 22cm., Pagination: x, 388p. ill., ports.

Catalogue number
LBY 88 / 1937

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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.