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Stirling's Desert Triumph

The SAS Egyptian Airfield Raids 1942

Stirling's Desert Triumph( )
Author: Mortimer, Gavin
Illustrator: Dennis, Peter
Gilliland, Alan
Shumate, Johnny
Series title:Raid Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 2015
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Osprey Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

The night of July 26, 1942 saw one of the most audacious raids of World War II, just as the outcome of that conflict hung in the balance. In North Africa, a convoy of 18 Allied jeeps carrying Special Air Service personnel appeared out of the early-morning darkness and drove onto the Axis landing strip at Sidi Haneish in the Egyptian desert. Within the space of a few savage minutes 18 Axis aircraft were ablaze; a dozen more were damaged and scores of guards lay dead or wounded. The...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Military
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.31 x 9.9 x 0.28 Inches
Book Weight:0.572 Pounds
Author Biography
Mortimer, Gavin (Author)
Gavin Mortimer is a journalist and writer. He lives in London.

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