The Desert War Trilogy

The Desert War Trilogy Covering the North Africa campaign in this acclaimed account of the tussle between Montgomery s Eight Army and Rommel s Afrika Corps is a remarkable account of one of the most complicated and ep

  • Title: The Desert War Trilogy
  • Author: Alan Moorehead
  • ISBN: 9781845133917
  • Page: 393
  • Format: Paperback
  • Covering the North Africa campaign in 1940, this acclaimed account of the tussle between Montgomery s Eight Army and Rommel s Afrika Corps is a remarkable account of one of the most complicated and epic stand offs in the history of World War II Beautifully documented and historically relevant, Moorehead s celebrated insight that tank battles in the desert reflected battleCovering the North Africa campaign in 1940, this acclaimed account of the tussle between Montgomery s Eight Army and Rommel s Afrika Corps is a remarkable account of one of the most complicated and epic stand offs in the history of World War II Beautifully documented and historically relevant, Moorehead s celebrated insight that tank battles in the desert reflected battles at sea the lumbering tanks like ships lost in a vast ocean of sand and the breadth and penetration of his vision that encompasses the whole panorama of war, illustrate why this account is considered to be the definitive reference of the African campaigns From describing the soldier stubbing out his cigarette before going into action to the expression on a tank commander s face as he is hit, this poetically scribed documentation is a thorough and fascinating journey into one of history s most pivotal war campaigns.

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    About "Alan Moorehead"

    1. Alan Moorehead

      Alan Moorehead was lionised as the literary man of action the most celebrated war correspondent of World War II author of award winning books star travel writer of The New Yorker pioneer publicist of wildlife conservation At the height of his success, his writing suddenly stopped and when, 17 years later, his death was announced, he seemed a heroic figure from the past His fame as a writer gave him the friendship of Ernest Hemingway, George Bernard Shaw and Field Marshall Montgomery and the courtship and marriage of his beautiful wife Lucy Milner After 1945, he turned to writing books, including Eclipse, Gallipoli for which he won the Duff Cooper Prize , The White Nile, The Blue Nile, and finally, A Late Education He was awarded an OBE in 1946, and died in 1983.

    513 thoughts on “The Desert War Trilogy”

    1. A joy to read. Certainly not the best history around, but Moorehead's personal view makes for a delightful reading.


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