African Victory with the British Forces from El Alamein to Cape Bon

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No publisher date (circa 1940s), wrappers rubbed with a few light creases, page corners lightly dog-eared. 1943 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. At the First Battle of El Alamein (1 – 27 July 1942) the advance of Axis troops on Alexandria was blunted by the Allies, stopping the German Panzers who were trying to outflank the Allies' position.  At the Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October – 4 November 1942) Allied forces broke the Axis line and forced them all the way back to Tunisia. Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister at the time, said of this victory: Now this is not the end; it is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. After the war, he wrote: Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein, we never had a defeat. The naval Battle of Cape Bon took place on December 13, 1941 during the Second World War, between two Italian light cruisers and an Allied destroyer flotilla off Cape Bon, Tunisia. The loss of the two cruisers and their valuable fuel cargoes was a serious defeat for the Regia Marina. KEYWORDS: AFRICAN AFRICA VICTORY BRITISH FORCES EL ALAMEIN CAPE BON SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY

Title: African Victory with the British Forces from El Alamein to Cape Bon


Categories: World War II, African,

Publisher: British Information Services: 1943

Binding: Stapled Binding

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2206915