Desert war: the North African campaign, 1940-1943

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Penguin Books, Apr 12, 2001 - History - 641 pages
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A celebrated war correspondent offers his eyewitness account of the desert campaign in North Africa during World War II, describing the epic conflict between Allied and Axis powers from 1940 to 1943, in a volume that incorporates the complete texts of The Mediterranean Front, A Year of Battle, and The End of Africa. Reprint.

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User Review  - Chris Perley - Goodreads

Three books here. Moorehead has great style - and is very complimentary to The 2nd New Zealand Division ("Finest Anglo-Saxon division of the war" - but of course - helped not a little by the Maori ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marcus Hanssen - Goodreads

Impressive read on how the dessert war took place. Well written especially if you are interested in ww2 Read full review


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ALAN MOOREHEAD (1910-1983) was a foreign correspondent for the London Daily Express, where he won an international reputation for his coverage of World War II campaigns, and also served as the chief public relations officer in the Ministry of Defense. He is also the author of many other notable books, including Gallipoli and Darwin and the Beagle.

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