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battle of El Alamein.

F. Majdalany

battle of El Alamein.

by F. Majdalany

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 153-154.

    SeriesGreat battles of history
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 164 p.
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22142373M

    Bernard Law Montgomery Montgomery of Alamein Viscount (), Erwin Rommel (), Paolo Caccia Dominioni de Sillavengo (), Archibald Percival Wavell Wavell Earl (), Bernard Law Montgomery Montgomery of Alamein, Claude Auchinleck Sir, Claude John Eyre Auchinleck Sir (), Ed Miluck, Ed Miluck (), Gabriele De Rosa. An annotated speech written by Winston Churchill after the Allied victory at El Alamein in is among the rare papers featured in a new book on the Second World War. 'The War on Paper' explores the conflict through 20 documents which changed the course of the war.

    Online shopping for Alamein - Battles & Campaigns from a great selection at Books Store. Rommel's Afrika Korps: Tobruk to El Alamein (Battle Orders) 8. Montgomery and Alamein: The Crucible of War Book 3 6 Aug by Barrie Pitt. Kindle Edition. £/5. The Battle of El Alamein is among the most significant battles of the twentieth century and involves two of the finest tacticians of World War II; understanding its logistics and strategy is of paramount importance for the student of military history. Fred Majdalany was an .

    El Alamein was the World War II land battle Britain had to win. By the summer of Rommel's German forces were threatening to sweep through the Western Desert and drive on to the Suez Canal, and Britain was in urgent need of military victory. Then, in October, after 12 days of attritional tank battle and artillery bombardment, Montgomery's /5(30). At the First Battle of El Alamein (1 – 27 July ) the advance of Axis troops on Alexandria was blunted by the Allies, when the German Panzers tried to outflank the allied position. At the Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October – 4 November ) Allied forces broke the Axis line and forced them all .


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Battle of El Alamein by F. Majdalany Download PDF EPUB FB2

El Alamein is the story of exactly how a seemingly beaten and demoralized army turned near-defeat into victory in a little over four months of protracted and bloody fighting in the harsh North African desert and of the repercussions of the battle for /5(32).

And what was El Alamein. As I was reading your book, I gathered there is some confusion about exactly when and where the battle took place. There is either no confusion or an enormous amount of confusion. I’ll give you the no confusion version: El Alamein is in Egypt and the battle of El Alamein took place between 23 October and 4 November Written: The Battle of El Alamein is among the most significant battles of the twentieth century and involves two of the finest tacticians of World War II; understanding its logistics and strategy is of paramount importance for the student of military history.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. 4/5(2). The Battle of El Alamein marked the culmination of the North African campaign between the forces of the British Empire and the German-Italian army commanded in.

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 battle of El Alamein.

book North Africa. The charismatic Field. 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.

The Battle of Alamein is a workmanlike retelling not only of the pivotal second Battle of El Alamein, in which Montgomery finally punched through to inaugurate the Afrika Corps' headlong retreat across Northern Africa, but of the complete North African campaign from the rout of /5.

By Pier Paolo Battistelli. El Alamein heralded a great victory for the Allied forces in the Second World War and marked a major turning point in the Western Desert campaign. Second Battle of El Alamein.

Fought near the western frontier of Egypt between 23 October and 4 NovemberEl Alamein was the climax and turning point of the North African campaign of World War Two (). The Axis army of Italy and Germany suffered a decisive defeat by the British Eighth Army. The First Battle of El Alamein was fought July, during World War II ().

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 attacks on July 1, Axis forces. 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. Yet Alamein has always had a patchy reputation - with many commentators willing to knock its importance.

This book explains just why El Alamein is such a controversial battle. Based on an intensive reading of the contemporary sources, in particular the. The Battle of El Alamein was a much-needed victory for Commonwealth forces, hailed at the time by Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Although there was much fighting afterwards, in which many lives were lost, it proved an important step towards the final defeat of Axis forces in North Africa in May   The article reviews the book "Destiny in the Desert: The Road to El Alamein: The Battle That Turned the Tide of World War II" by Jonathan Dimbleby.

The Phantom Army of Alameln. // Military History;May, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p The article reviews the book "The Phantom Army of Alamein," by Rick Stroud. The End of the Beginning (Book). The Battle of El Alamein (second battle), was one of the most decisive victories in WWII.

It was fought between two of the best commanders in World War II, Montgomery for the Allies and Rommel for the Axis between 23 October – 4 November The victory of the Allies at El Alamein lead to the surrender of the German forces in North Africa in The Second Battle of El Alamein was a great turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World battle lasted from 23 October to 5 November The First Battle of El Alamein had stopped the Axis from attacking deep into Egypt on: El Alamein, Egypt.

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.

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. Yet Alamein has always had a patchy reputation - with many commentators willing to knock its importance.

This book explains just why El Alamein is such a controversial battle. The Battle of El Alamein on Breakthrough Entertainment channel. Al White: The Story of a Marine Grunt in the First Battle of Khe Sanh (April ) - Duration: American Prairie Filmworks.

The Second Battle of El Alamein, Egypt (23 October–11 November ) was a decisive battle in the Second World War. With the Allies victorious, it marked the watershed of the Western Desert Campaign, prompting Winston Churchill to proclaim 'Before Alamein we never had a : Bloomsbury Publishing.

The Battle of El Alamein - Duration: Battlefield documentariesviews. British Eighth Army El Alamein Tripoli - Duration: PeriscopeF views. 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 : Bloomsbury Publishing.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.

Herb Ashby was wounded in the Siege of Tobruk and was decorated for his services in the Battle of El Alamein.Second Battle of El Alamein: | | | | | Second Battle of El Alamein | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available.