PDF Forgotten Voices Desert Victory By Julian Thompson

PDF Forgotten Voices Desert Victory By Julian Thompson 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 NortFor 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.

British held ground in Egypt Yet the professional British soldiers along with tough all volunteer regiments from Australia and New Zealand easily defeated the poorly lead Italians Churchill confident that this front was secure transferred troops and euipment to Greece little realizing what the remaining troops would face when Rommel and his Panzer Division arrived With their armies fighting over vast distances on rugged terrain and supply lines often stretched to breaking point both Rommel and the t.

PDF Forgotten Voices Desert Victory By Julian Thompson

PDF Forgotten Voices Desert Victory By Julian Thompson Major General Julian Harold Atherdean Thompson CB OBE is a military historian and former Royal Marines officer who as a brigadier commanded 3 Commando Brigade during the Falklands warThompson who was British commander on the islands during the final phase of the conflict has written extensively on the Falklands conflict and British military history He is also a visiting professor at the depar

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