El Alamein To The River Sangro..
Bound in blue cloth, gilt with badge on boards; rebacked using original spine title. Extremities a little worn but otherwise a good copy. Presentation letter from Office of Deputy First Sea Lord, 1946, to Admiralty Librarian, tipped on to front pastedown. Admiralty Library stamps on first free endpaper, title page and rectos of all maps.
Printing and stationery Services, British Army of the Rhine.,
By field marshall sir bernard l. montgomery.
published for private circulation in the british army of the rhine.
8vo. [xii] + 158 pp.
Illustrated by 17 coloured maps, all folding except frontispiece. Decorated by Eighth Army badge at head of title.
The account, very well illustrated by coloured maps, of the Eighth Army's progress from North Africa (Alam Halfa, El Alamein, to Tunis) to the invasion of Sicily and the Italian campaign as far north as the Sangro River, to the end of 1943. The version printed by the British Army of the Rhine for private circulation and presentation purposes, in this case to the Admiralty Library.
[Stock No. 24853]