World War II Desert Tactics

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From 1940 to 1943 North Africa saw the first major desert campaign by modern mechanised armies. The British, Italians, German Afrika Korps and US Army all addressed and learned from the special problems human, logistical, mechanical and tactical of the desert environment, most significantly fighting in a terrain empty of resources and offering little chance of concealment. Paddy Griffith traces the fast-learned development in armour, artillery and infantry tactics in this exceptional arena and illustrates them with references to the major engagements in the North African theatre, which involved some of the greatest tacticians of World War II in one of the pivotal theatres.

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Published Jan 20 2013
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781472800985
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w
Series Elite
Short code ELI 162
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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