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battle of El Alamein

Fred Majdalany

battle of El Alamein

fortress in the sand.

by Fred Majdalany

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • El Alamein, Battle of, Egypt, 1942.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [161]-162.

    SeriesGreat battles of history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD766.9 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p.
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16486216M


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The battle of El Alamein in was one of the most crucial events in the entire Second World War. Before it, the British had never won a major battle on land against the Germans; nor indeed had anyone else, even the Russians/5(32). The Battle of El Alamein is among the most significant battles of the twentieth century and involves two of the finest tacticians of World War II; understanding its logistics and strategy is of paramount importance for the student of military history/5(13).

Battle of El Alamein book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. On the night of Octonearly a thousand guns from British /5(1).

I’ll give you the no confusion version: El Alamein is in Egypt and the battle of El Alamein took place between 23 October and 4 November There were two previous battles on a similar line, one taking place in July and another taking place in September Written: This book brings into focus one of the major campaigns of World War II.

It presents an incisive account not only of the battle of El Alamein – the climax of the war in North Africa – and the events leading up to it, but of what was at stake for the Allies and for Hitler/5. The Battle of El Alamein is among the most significant battles of the twentieth century and involves two of the finest tacticians of World War II; understanding its logistics and strategy is of paramount importance for the student of military history.

Fred Majdalany was an. In this compelling account of the decisive World War II battle of El Alamein, Jon Latimer brings to life the harsh desert conflict in North Africa. In Octoberafter a two-year seesaw campaign across the wasteland of western Egypt and eastern Libya, the British Eighth Army not only achieved a significant military victory over the combined German-Italian Panzer Army but also provided an 4/5(1).

Battles of El-Alamein, (1–27 July23 October—11 November ), World War II events. After the First Battle of El-Alamein, Egypt ( miles west of Cairo), ended in a stalemate, the second one was decisive.

It marked the beginning of the end for the Axis in North Africa. Also known as: La battaglia di El Alamein World war 2 (WWII)There’s a savage day fight for survival as the infantry of British Field Marshal Montgomery’s Eighth Army fights against German Field Marshal Rommel’s fabled Afrika Korps in the windswept Libyan Desert.

Peter Dornan tells the story of the Battle of El Alamein through the eyes of Herb Ashby of the 2/48th Battalion, who at eighteen years of age left his home in Mount Gambier to fight a war on the other side of the world.

Herb Ashby was wounded in the Siege of Tobruk and was decorated for his services in the Battle of El Alamein. El Alamein was the battle that defined both the Afrika Corps and the British Allied 8th Army, the legendary 'Desert Rats'. Hitler's fanatic insistence that his forces should not cede ground, caused the destruction of a significant part of Rommel's army.

Peter Dornan tells the story of the Battle of El Alamein through the eyes of Herb Ashby of the 2/48th Battalion, who at eighteen years of age left his home in Mount Gambier to fight a war on the other side of the world.

Herb Ashby was wounded in the Siege of Tobruk and was decorated for his services in the Battle of El Alamein.4/5(1). The Second Battle of El Alamein, Egypt (23 October–11 November ) was a decisive battle in the Second World War.

With the Allies victorious, it marked the watershed of the Western Desert Campaign, prompting Winston Churchill to proclaim 'Before Alamein we never had a : Bloomsbury Publishing. All WWII Books; Battle of Britain; By Campaign/Battle.

All By Campaign/Battle Books; Arnhem; Battle of the Bulge; Berlin ; D-Day & Normandy; Dunkirk; El Alamein; Italian Front in WWII; Japan & the Pacific Front.

All Japan & the Pacific Front Books; Battle of Midway; North Africa in WWII; Norway in WWII; Russia & the Eastern Front. The First Battle of El Alamein (1–27 July ) was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, fought in Egypt between Axis forces (Germany and Italy) of the Panzer Army Africa (Panzerarmee Afrika, which included the Afrika Korps under Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall) Erwin Rommel and Allied (British Imperial and Location: El Alamein, British-occupied Egypt.

The Battle of El Alamein (second battle), was one of the most decisive victories in WWII. It was fought between two of the best commanders in World War II, Montgomery for the Allies and Rommel for the Axis between 23 October – 4 November The victory of the Allies at El Alamein lead to the surrender of the German forces in North Africa in The Battle of El Alamein is among the most significant battles of the twentieth century and involves two of the finest tacticians of World War II; understanding its logistics and strategy is of paramount importance for the student of military history.

"The Battle of El Alamein in brought a sense of victory to a Britain grown weary from defeat. And it was a decisive victory: the Eighth Army ended for ever the see-saw desert campaign and drove the German-Italian Panzer army across Egypt and Libya and into : Covering the battle in El Alamein The Story Matthew Halton, a London-based correspondent for the Toronto Star, has described overseas adventures for his Canadian audience over the past decade.

The First Battle of El Alamein was fought July, during World War II (). Having been badly defeated by Axis forces at Gazala in Junethe British Eighth Army retreated east into Egypt and assumed a defensive position near El Alamein.

Pursued by Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, the British constructed an elaborate array of defenses. Commencing attacks on July 1, Axis forces. The Second Battle of El Alamein began on 23 Octoberand ended 12 days later with one of the first large-scale, decisive Allied land victories of the war.

It was a decisive turning point in history. Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister at the time, said of this victory: "Now this is not the end; it is not even the beginning of the. El Alamein: The Battle that Turned the Tide of the Second World War by Bryn Hammond reader, MB Overview: The battle of El Alamein in was one of the most crucial events in the entire Second World War.

Before it, the British had never won a major battle on land against the Germans; nor indeed had anyone else, even the Russians. The battle of El Alamein marked the turning point in Britain's fortunes in the Second World War. There were three separate battles between July and Novemberall of which were fought to halt the advance of Rommel's army towards the Suez Canal.

This final battle at El Alamein, fought in October and November, saw the continuous bombardment of the German line that Rommel was instructed to Price: $ The Second Battle of El Alamein order of battle is a listing of the significant formations that were involved in the Second Battle of El Alamein during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, 23 October – 4 November British Eighth Army.

Lt.-Gen. Bernard Law Montgomery. El Alamein was a battle that was lost with great honour, facing up to overwhelmingly superior fire power with poor weapons but with great spirit.

Second Battle of El Alamein: | | | | | Second Battle of El Alamein | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available. As the Allies scrambled to counter the Axis armies, the British Eighth Army confronted the experienced Afrika Corps, led by German field marshal Erwin Rommel, in three battles at El Alamein.

In the first battle, the Eighth Army narrowly halted the advance of the Germans during the summer of Author: Glyn Harper. Books on LibraryThing tagged Battle of El Alamein. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

El Alamein battles Three major battles occurred around El Alamein between July and Novemberand were the turning point of the war in North Africa. The Australian 9th Division, led by Lieutenant General Leslie Morshead, played a key role in two of these battles, enhancing its reputation earned defending Tobruk during The article reviews the book "Destiny in the Desert: The Road to El Alamein: The Battle That Turned the Tide of World War II" by Jonathan Dimbleby.

The Phantom Army of Alameln. // Military History;May, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p The article reviews the book "The Phantom Army of Alamein," by Rick Stroud. The End of the Beginning (Book). The Battle of El Alamein is popularly considered a turning point of the Second World War and the making of Bernard Montgomery's reputation as a premier general.

As Niall Barr documents in "Pendulum of War," the whole story is a bit more complex/5(23). Before the Battle of El Alamein inthe British had never won a major battle on land against the Germans; nor indeed had anyone else. Drawing on a remarkable array of first-hand accounts, this book reveals the personal experiences of those on the frontline and provides fascinating details of how the war was actually fought.

It also includes analysis of the strategic decisions made by the. The Battle of El Alamein was a much-needed victory for Commonwealth forces, hailed at the time by Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Although there was much fighting afterwards, in which many lives were lost, it proved an important step towards the final defeat of Axis forces in North Africa in May Additional Physical Format: Online version: Majdalany, F.

(Fred), Battle of El Alamein. London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, © (OCoLC) Second Battle of El Alamein. Fought near the western frontier of Egypt between 23 October and 4 NovemberEl Alamein was the climax and turning point of the North African campaign of World War Two ().

The Axis army of Italy and Germany suffered. Buy Pendulum Of War: Three Battles at El Alamein New Ed by Barr, Niall (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: The second battle of El Alamein (23 October-4 November ) was Montgomery's first great offensive victory, and forced Rommel to begin a retreat that didn't end until he had reached the Mareth Line in Tunisia, ending any last Axis hopes of conquering Egypt.

Alamein by C. Lucas Phillips (4 times) The Battle of Alamein: Turning Point, World War II by John Bierman (3 times) Alamein, by Paolo Caccia Dominioni (2 times) Pendulum of War: The Three Battles of El Alamein by Niall J. Barr (2 times) Cannoni nel Deserto: Gli Artiglieri Folgore a El Alamein by Renato Migliavacca (1 times.

During the El Alamein campaign half of Rommel'sman army was killed, wounded or taken prisoner. He also lost over tanks and 1, guns. The British and Commonwealth forces suffe casualties and of their tanks were damaged. El Alamein was the World War II land battle Britain had to win. By the summer of Rommel's German forces were threatening to sweep through the Western Desert and drive on to the Suez Canal, and Britain was in urgent need of military victory.

Then, in October, after 12 days of attritional tank battle and artillery bombardment, Montgomery's /5(30). The ten-week battle of El Alamein was for the British what Stalingrad was for Russia.

It turned the war and showed Hitler vulnerable. This was a private, contained war. Britain came to world's end, North Africa's deserts, to fight Nazis and Italians. What they fought over was a pitiless, existential chessboard of sand. Winners won hell.Directed by Giorgio Ferroni.

With Frederick Stafford, George Hilton, Michael Rennie, Marco Guglielmi. World war two drama about the North Africa battle at El Alamein. Second Battle of El Alamein (23rd October – 11th November ) After Alam el Halfa, Rommel’s army had little option other than to dig in and waited for the Eighth Army to attack.

His supply position was not improving; the British were tightening their control of the Mediterranean and, for Germany, the priority was now the Russian front.