Operations in North Africa and the Middle East 1942-1944

El Alamein, Tunisia, Algeria and Operation Torch

John Grehan, Martin Mace

Date Published :
June 2015
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Series :
Despatches from the Front
Illustration :
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ISBN : 9781783461943
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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Dispatches in this volume include the dispatch on the campaign from Alamein to Tunis, by Field Marshal the Viscount Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces North Africa; dispatch on operations in the Western Desert December 1940 to February 1941, by General Sir Archibald P. Wavell, Commander-in-Chief British Land Forces, Middle East; dispatch on Operation Torch, the landings in North Africa, by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew B. Cunningham; the dispatch on the control of Sicilian Straits during final stages of North African Campaign by Admiral Cunningham; and the dispatch on operations in North Africa November 1942 to May 1943, by Lieutenant-General K.A.N. Anderson, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, 1st Army.

This unique collection of original documents will prove to be an invaluable resource for historians, students and all those interested in what was one of the most significant periods in British military history.

About The Author

JOHN GREHAN has written, edited or contributed to more than 300 books and magazine articles covering a wide span of military history from the Iron Age to the recent conflict in Afghanistan. John has also appeared on local and national radio and television to advise on military history topics. He was employed as the Assistant Editor of Britain at War Magazine from its inception until 2014. John now devotes his time to writing and editing books.

Martin Mace has been involved in writing and publishing military history for more than twenty-five years. He began his career with local history, writing a book on the Second World War anti-invasion defences and stop lines in West Sussex. Following the success of this book, he established Historic Military Press, which has published a wide range of titles. In 2006 he began working on the idea for Britain at War Magazine, the first issue of which went on sale in May 2007. This publication has grown rapidly to become the best-selling military history periodical on the high street. Martin now devotes his time to writing and editing books.

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