The Desert War Then and Now
The Campaign in North Africa 1940-43Book - 2012
Following Mussolini's declaration of war in June 1940, Italy faced only those British troops based in the Middle East but as the armed confrontation escalated, other nations were drawn in. Jean Paul Pallud begins his account when the initial shots were fired at the 11th Hussars as they approached Italian outposts near Sidi Omar in Libya.
Publisher: Essex : After the Battle, c2012.
Branch Call Number: 940.5423 PAL
Characteristics: 592 p. :,ill., maps ;,31 cm.
Alternative Title: Desert war then & now