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The Battle for North Africa

El Alamein and the Turning Point for World War II

The Battle for North Africa( )
Author: Harper, Glyn
Series title:Twentieth-Century Battles Ser.
ISBN:978-0-253-03143-3
Publication Date:Jun 2017
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

"A well-researched and highly readable account of one of World War II's most important 'turning point' battles." --Jerry D. Morelock, Senior Editor at HistoryNet.com   In the early years of World War II, Germany shocked the world with a devastating blitzkrieg, rapidly conquered most of Europe, and pushed into North Africa. As the Allies scrambled to counter the Axis armies, the British Eighth Army confronted the experienced Afrika Corps, led by German field...
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Book Details
Pages:337
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Author Biography
Harper, Glyn (Author)


Glyn Harper works at Massey University as a Professor of War Studies. He isa former teacher who joined the Australian Army in 1988, and later transferred to the New Zealand Army when he became a lieutenant colonel. He is the author of several books on military history, including a biography on Kippenberger, The Massacre at Passchendaele. In 2010 he received a Fulbright New Zealand Scholar Award to research the Battle of Monte Cassino at Virginia Military Institute. Harper has also written a number of children's books including Le Quesnoy, Jim's Letter's, and Roly the Anzac Donkey. He won the New Zealand Children's Book Awards 2015 in the Picture Book category with his title Jim's Letters.

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