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Alamein Stephen Bungay 1854108425 9781854108425 For Great Britain there were two pivotal battles in the Second World War. Oneas the Battle of Britain. The other was El Alamein. There, in October 1942,n a remote part of the desert between Libya and Eg
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Alamein by Stephen Bungay

For Great Britain there were two pivotal battles in the Second World War. Oneas the Battle of Britain. The other was El Alamein. There, in October 1942,n a remote part of the desert between Libya and Egypt, at a place named onlyor the sake of its nondescript railway station, and after a year oftalemate, the British army under the command of General Montgomery won anpic battle of attrition with Rommels Afrika Korps. If the first keptritain in the war to stand a chance of fighting Hitler, El Alamein turnedhe tide, after several years of retreat and defeat, that set the Allies onhe road to future victory. Like the Battle of Britain, moreover, Alamein hasaken its place in history as more than just a military battle: it has become national myth. Where 1940 was consecrated by Churchill as their finestour, Alamein has been enshrined for posterity as the end of the beginning as the line in the sand that Hitlers forces were ultimately unable ever toross.;Now, Stephen Bungay, author of The Most Dangerous Enemy, the historyf the Battle of Britain Aurum Press published in 2000 that has already been

Author: Stephen Bungay

Language: English

Edition: illustrated edition

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Aurum Press

Publication Date: 2002-06-01

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Stephen Bungay illustrated edition Hardcover