Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
CHORLEY, W.R. (Author)
Midland Counties Publications (Publisher)
Production date
1998
Place made
Leicester
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 24cm., Pagination: 224p.: ill.

Catalogue number
LBY 00 / 1002

Object associations

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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.