‘crusader.’.

CLIFFORD, ALEXANDER..

Bound in original blue cloth, gilt in pictorial dust wrapper. Some foxing but otherwise a very good copy.

£15.00

Publisher

George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd.,

Place

London

Date

1942

Synopsis

'crusader' was the code-name for the british eighth army's offensive in libya during the winter of 1941.

Item Description

8vo. 5.5 x 8.25 inches. 190 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 12 pages of black and white photographs, 4 maps in the text and by map endpapers.

Notes

A contemporary account by British War Correspondent, Alexander Clifford (1909-52) of the Eighth Army's winter offensive in Libya, code named Crusader. It concludes with Rommel's counter attack from El Agheila driving the British forces back to Gazala, yet another stage in the backwards and forwards battle across North Africa, 1940-42.

[Stock No. 22231]

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