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Published: 25 August 2016

288 Pages | 26 black & white halftones


ISBN: 9780199682034

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Great Battles

Simon Ball

Great Battles

  • The Great Battles Series. The story of the world's most important battles - how they were fought, how they have been commemorated, and the long historical shadows that they have cast
  • Alamein - one of the pivotal battles of the Second World War, but also one of the most controversial
  • How and why it was fought - and its significance in the wider history of the Second World War
  • Makes extensive of contemporary sources, especially the recently declassified British bugging of Axis prisoners of war
  • A book that is sure to challenge your preconceptions - whatever you think you know about Alamein

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