Great Battles, Alamein Author Simon Ball

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Alamein has always had a patchy reputation - with many commentators willing to knock its importance.  This book explains just why El Alamein is such a controversial battle.  Based on an intensive reading of the contemporary sources, in particular the extensive and recently declassified bugging of Axis prisoners of war, military historian Simon Ball turns Alamein on its head, explaining it as a cultural defeat for Britain. 

Part of the Oxford University Great Battle Series.

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ISBN: 9780199682034


288 Pages

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