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Desert Rats: From El Alamein to Basra

The Inside Story of a Military Legend

by John Parker

  • 15 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Headline Book Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Special & elite forces,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Military - Other,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Military - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10854608M
    ISBN 100755312880
    ISBN 109780755312887

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    From El Alamein to Basra (London: Bounty Books, (). Despatch by General Sir : Neal Dando. World war 2 - general, Ballantine Books This book captures the personal memories and accounts of British soldiers fighting on the various theatres of operation around the Empire while putting into context the campaigns they were fighting in. Impressions of the men they fought against are also captured. desert rats - alamein to basra.


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At that time it consisted of th, th, th and th Batteries. It arrived in North Africa in Julywith two Batteries serving with the 7th Armoured Division, during the Battle of El Alamein, with.

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n 1. a jerboa, Jaculus orientalis, inhabiting the deserts of N Africa 2. informal Brit a soldier who served in North Africa with the British 7th Armoured. Chris Harding Wargame 1st El Alamein - Egypt July Zip MINT.

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