Operations in North Africa and the Middle East, 1942–1944: El Alamein, Tunisia, Algeria and Operation Torch

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Pen and Sword, Apr 30, 2015 - History - 264 pages
Despatches in this volume include the despatch fo the campaign from Alamein to Tunis, by Field Marshal the Viscount Alexander of Tunis. Deputy Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces North Africa; despatch on operation in the Western Desert December 1940 to February 1941, by General Sir Archibald P. Wavell, Commander-in-Chief British land Forces, Middle East; despatch on Operation Torch, the landings in North Africa, by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew B. Cunningham; and the despatch in operations in North Africa November 1942 to May 1943, by Lieutenant-General K.A.N. Anderson, General Officer Commander-in-Chief, 1st Army. This unique collection of original documents will provide to be an inevitable resource for historians, students and all those interested in what was one of the most significant periods in British Military history.

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List of Plates
Admiral Sir Andrew Cunninghams Despatch on Operation Torch the landings
Lieutenant General K A N Andersons Despatch on operations in North West
General Wilsons Despatch on operations 16 February 1943 to 8 January 1944
Admiral Sir Andrew Cunninghams Despatch on Control of the Sicilian Straits

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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.

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