Battle-Axe Division: From Africa to Italy with the 78th Divisions, 1942-1945

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Sutton Pub Limited, 1999 - History - 218 pages
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First-hand accounts make this a lively history of the 78th Division as they landed in Algiers in 1942 and fought through to Sicily.

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About the author (1999)

Ken Ford was born in Hampshire in 1943. He trained as an engineer and spent almost thirty years in the telecommunications industry before a change in career led him to become a full time military historian. He is the author of over twenty books on various aspects of World War II including "Campaign 158 El Alamein," Ken now lives in Southampton, UK. The author lives in Southampton, UK.
John White is a commercial illustrator with many years' experience of working with advertising agencies, design firms, publishers and large corporate accounts. He has received awards from The Broadcast Design Association and The National Naval Aviation Museum, and his paintings have appeared in "Aviation Art" magazine, "Aviation History" magazine, and on the History Channel. John White lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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