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El Alamein.

Michael Carver

El Alamein.

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • El Alamein, Battle of, Egypt, 1942.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBritish battles series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p.
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17640895M

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This book focuses purely on the 3 battles that occurred in the latter half of around the 40 mile stretch of Egypt, adjacent to the El Alamein railway station.

It relies heavily on personal and very frank accounts of veterans who lived through the events. Unlike other books, it does not sanitize the desert war/5(32).

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Following the wildly fluctuating fortunes of the opposing sides, there was a real risk that Rommel’s Afrika Korps and his Italian allies would break through and seize Cairo with catastrophic strategic and political implications for the Allies.4/5(1).

The book I read to research this post was El Alamein by Bryn Hammond which is an excellent book which I bought from kindle. This book is a real work of love and it does say in the introduction that the author wanted to do justice to this very important point in the Second World War & I think he has achieved that/5.

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Battles of El-Alamein, (1–27 July23 October—11 November ), World War II events. After the First Battle of El-Alamein, Egypt ( miles west of Cairo), ended in a stalemate, the second one was decisive. It marked the beginning of the end for the Axis in North Africa. The charismatic Field.

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In AugustLt.-Gen. Sir Bernard Law Montgomery took command of Pages: El Alamein (Arabic: العلمين ‎, IPA: [elʕælæˈmeːn], literally: the two flags) is a town in the northern Matrouh Governorate of Egypt. Located on the Arab's Gulf, Mediterranean Sea, it lies kilometres (66 mi) west of Alexandria and kilometres ( mi) northwest of ofit had a population of 7, orate: Matrouh.

E. xulting in El Alamein, the first great British victory of the second world war (and the only one without the assistance of US forces), Winston Churchill told the House of Commons on 11 November.

El Alamein By Campaign/Battle. View El Alamein eBooks. £ £ £ £ Sale. £ Saving £ (20%) £ £ Sale. £ Saving £ (35%) This is an interesting book, and these scenarios have probably been run in many officer training academies.

This is the first time we the general public have. During the El Alamein campaign half of Rommel'sman army was killed, wounded or taken prisoner. He also lost over tanks and 1, guns. The British and Commonwealth forces suffe casualties and of their tanks were damaged.

However, of these, were repaired and were able to take part in future battles. The second battle of El Alamein (23 October-4 November ) was Montgomery's first great offensive victory, and forced Rommel to begin a retreat that didn't end until he had reached the Mareth Line in Tunisia, ending any last Axis hopes of conquering Egypt.

El Alamein. likes 1 talking about this. Rescue El Alamein Always be with El Alamein El Alamein is in our heartFollowers: "El Alamein was one of the pivotal battles of the Second World War, fought by armies and air forces on the cutting edge of military technology.

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Tobruk had fallen and Eighth Army had suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Rommel's Panzerarmee Afrika. Yet just five months later, the famous opening bombardment signaled the start of Eighth Army's own 5/5(1).

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Having been badly defeated by Axis forces at Gazala in Junethe British Eighth Army retreated east into Egypt and assumed a defensive position near El Alamein. Pursued by Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, the British constructed an elaborate array of defenses. Commencing. Author states his most significant achievement was the first stand at El Alamein beginning of July,also justified for part which Dan Pienaar and his South Africans played in Gen.

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Issue 2, p Reviews the book 'The End of the Beginning: From the Siege of Malta to the Allied Victory at El Alamein,' by Tim Clayton and Phil Craig. Afrika Korps at War 2. Peter Dornan tells the story of the Battle of El Alamein through the eyes of Herb Ashby of the 2/48th Battalion, who at eighteen years of age left his home in Mount Gambier to fight a war on the other side of the world.

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This final battle at El Alamein, fought in October and November, saw the continuous bombardment of the German line that Rommel Price: $ Before the Battle of El Alamein inthe British had never won a major battle on land against the Germans; nor indeed had anyone else.

Drawing on a remarkable array of first-hand accounts, this book reveals the personal experiences of those on the frontline and provides fascinating details of how the war was actually fought. It also includes analysis of the strategic decisions. Before the Battle of El Alamein inthe British had never won a major battle on land against the Germans; nor indeed had anyone else.

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It covers the Korps' combat mission; organization; training and doctrine; tactics; weapons and equipment; and command, control, communications, and intelligence; unit status (manpower and equipment numbers and losses), and.