Object details

Category
Sound
Related period
Second World War (production), Second World War (content), Second World War (association)
Creator
Moses, Harry (Production company)
Moses, Harry (recorder)
OLIVER, HARRY (interviewee/speaker)
Production date
2013-11
Dimensions

whole: Duration 340, Number Of Items 12

Catalogue number
34418

Related content

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.