[Forgotten Voices Desert Victory] E–pub ↠ Julian Thompson

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FREE READ ´ TACUAREMBOFC.CO ò Julian Thompson DOWNLOAD ´ Forgotten Voices Desert Victory Julian Thompson ò 1 DOWNLOAD Hen little known General Montgomery had to take huge tactical risks Good intelligence was vital so the elite Long Range Desert Group was formed capable of covert operations behind enemy lines David Stirling famously founded the SAS in the Western Desert trained to perform audacious sabotage missions Told in the voices of the men who were there this is the story of the Western Desert and how the Allies struck the first successful blow to Axis forces and achieved this remarkable Second World War victo. This book is a collection of interviews of veterans from the World War 2 North Africa campaighn covering it from start to finish from the perspectives of Allied Itallian and Afrika Korps soldiers Each chapter is introduced with a brief introduction of the historical events by the author such as El Alamein and Operation Torch alongside annotated maps of the battles and troop movements This was a really good addition to the forgotten voices series and for anyone interested in the North Africa campaighn already or new to WW2 history this provides a brilliant addition to literature already out there Well worth it

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Forgotten Voices Desert Victory

FREE READ ´ TACUAREMBOFC.CO ò Julian Thompson DOWNLOAD ´ Forgotten Voices Desert Victory Julian Thompson ò 1 DOWNLOAD For Britain in the first half of World War II the importance of defending the Middle East against the Axis powers was second only to defending the homeland against invasion Had the Allies lost in North Africa the vital life line through the Suez Canal to Australia and India would have been cut More crucial was protecting the route to the oilfields of the Persian Gulf Without oil Britain could not fight The initial threat came from a large Italian Army who from their bases in Libya were uick to take. This superb book describes the allied armies defeat of the Axis forces in North Africa but with a twist Instead of yet another history book recounting all the action and events drily this book instead begins each chapter with a couple of pages describing the outline of events and then walks through those events by piecing together excerpts from combatants who were there Not only is this an astonishing feat of editing but it offers a compelling and uniue way of really getting at what it was like to be there The generals often the focus of other histories are present of course but they are subordinate to the privates corporal lieutenants sergeants and captains whose diaries and letters are the primary source of the material And their accounts are riveting We follow certain individuals John Harding Peter Lewis and many others across hundreds of miles of the desert campaign I found myself looking forward to the next entry by a cast of individuals I d grown familiar with There really is surprising continuity in the accounts The details themselves are as would be expected a mixture of the awful details of war anger inducing examples of organisational incompetence and a surprising amount of truly touching events particularly where enemies ensure their opponents make it away from an engagement in peace or receive medical attention There is also real humour in this hearing junior troops absolutely tear into senior officers is an absolute treat as is the stoic endurance and grim gallows humour on display throughoutThe book is not without faults however and this is what just led me to hold off on the five star review which is a shame as they would be easily fixed First the maps are atrocious Unless you are a true buff on this particular bit of the war you will struggle to follow the place names and movements of soldiers described I have no idea why the maps couldn t have been developed to have all the names mentioned in the chapters it would massively help with readability A second useful addition would be dates on the diary entries or letters even if approximate just to help orient the reader as to the rough timeline of what they are reading Lastly it would be an amazing addition if on the last entry for a particular soldier there was a brief synopsis of what they did afterwards such as where they fought or were prisoner of war and where they died These are frustrating niggles in an otherwise marvellous book I cannot recommend this highly enough for anyone interested in the human dimension of war Effective Sales Enablement defending the Middle East against the Axis powers was second only to Analog Integrated Circuit Design by Simulation defending the homeland against invasion Had the Allies lost in North Africa the vital life line through the Suez Canal to Australia and India would have been cut More crucial was protecting the route to the oilfields of the Persian Gulf Without oil Britain could not fight The initial threat came from a large Italian Army who from their bases in Libya were uick to take. 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    [Forgotten Voices Desert Victory] E–pub ↠ Julian Thompson Lost Voices Desert Victory is a series of recollections of the conflict in the North African theatre from mid 1940 to mid 1943 The recollections are sourced from the sound archive held by the IWM and conseuently are predominantly from the British perspective although a small number of Italian and German recollections are also included They are grouped into a series of chapters covering each element of the campaign Illustrations include a

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  • Hardcover
  • 400
  • Forgotten Voices Desert Victory
  • Julian Thompson
  • English
  • 14 February 2020
  • 9780091938574