Tobruk 1941 (BOK)

John Latimer

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In March 1941, with Wavell's British troops having routed the Italians from Cyrenaica. General Erwin Rommel amived in Tripoli to command the Deutsches Africakorps. Over the next two years the 'Afrikakorps' and its commander would become legendary. In his first offensive, Rommel swept across the desert, driving the British back to the Egyptian frontier and capturing much of the 2nd Armoured Division in the process. One thom remained in his side - the vital port of Tobruk continued to resist, If it could hold out Rommel's offensive might be halted. Wavell instructed General Morshead and his garrison of 30,000 determined Australians to hold at all cost. The scene was set for one of the epic struggles of the desert war.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2001 Forfatter John Latimer
Osprey Publishing Ltd
ISBN 9781841760926
Antall sider 96 Dimensjoner 18,4cm x 24,8cm x 0,8cm
Vekt 365 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende David Chandler Illustratør Jim Laurier
Emner og form European history, Second World War, Battles & campaigns