An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 (Volume One of The Liberation Trilogy)

By: Atkinson, Rick

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2nd printing. Slight wrinkle to rear flyleaf. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 681 pp., plus 28-page excerpt from The Day of Battle: Volume Two of The Liberation Trilogy. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is an epic story of courage and calamity, of miscalculation and enduring triumph. In this first volume of the Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson shows why no modern reader can understand the ultimate victory of the Allied powers without a grasp of the great drama that unfolded in North Africa in 1942 and 1943. Opening with the daring amphibious invasion in November 1942, An Army at Dawn follows the American and British armies as they fight the French in Morocco and Algiers, and then take on the Germans and Italians in Tunisia. Battle by battle, an inexperienced and sometimes poorly led army gradually becomes a superb fighting force. At the center of the tale are the extraordinary but flawed commanders who come to dominate the battlefield: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley, Montgomery, and Rommel. Brilliantly researched, rich with new material and vivid insights, Atkinson's vivid narrative tells the deeply human story of a monumental battle for the future of civilization.

Title: An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 (Volume One of The Liberation Trilogy)

Author: Atkinson, Rick

Categories: World War II, Pulitzer Prize Winners,

Edition: 2nd Printing

Publisher: New York, Owl / Henry Holt and Company: 2003

ISBN Number: 0805087249

ISBN Number 13: 9780805087246

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2302197