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Operation Crusader 1941: Rommel in Retreat
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Operation Crusader 1941: Rommel in Retreat (Paperback)

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On 18 November 1941, the British launched Operation Crusader against the Axis positions in Africa. The plan was to bring the armour of the German Afrika Korps to battle and to beat it in open warfare with the now superior strength of Eighth Army, and to relieve the isolated British garrison at Tobruk. Initially meeting with disaster, the British redoubled their efforts, fought through to Tobruk, and pushed back Rommel's Afrika Korps. Written by popular Osprey author, Ken Ford, "Operation Crusader" tells the story of the British victory that demonstrated their ability to fight head-to-head against the Germans in Africa.

History & PoliticsHistory: Chronological20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World WarHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesWar & defence operationsHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyAfrican history Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 07/06/2010 ISBN-13: 9781846035005  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Ken Ford trained as an engineer and spent almost 30 years in the telecommunications industry before a change in career led him to become a full-time military historian. He is the author of over 20 books on various aspects of World War II, including Campaign 158: El Alamein 1942. Ken now lives in Southampton, UK. The author lives in Southampton, UK.

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