El Alamein: The Story of the Battle in the Words of the Soldiers

2.83 avg rating
( 6 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781445606262: El Alamein: The Story of the Battle in the Words of the Soldiers
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The epic battle in Egypt between Britain's 'Desert Rats' and the Axis forces led by Rommel, the 'Desert Fox'. On the night of 23 October 1942 British artillery thundered across the desolate sands of North Africa to herald the greatest Allied offensive of the Second World War. Churchill would describe the crucial and savage days of intense fighting which followed, as 'the end of the beginning'. El Alamein was the battle that defined both the Afrika Corps and the British 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. Like Stalingrad, it marks the end of the opening phase of Axis victories and sweeping gains and ushered in the slow but inexorable drive to final Allied triumph. This is the story of El Alamein and the British soldiers who fought in it.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

John Sadler has had a lifelong interest in Scottish military history. He now combines writing with lecturing in History at Newcastle University and working as a battlefield tour guide, living history interpreter, and heritage consultant. He is a keen re-enactor and a long time member of the Sealed Knot Society. He lives in mid-Northumberland.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

John Sadler
Published by Amberley (2012)
ISBN 10: 1445606267 ISBN 13: 9781445606262
New Quantity Available: 18
Seller:
Postscript Books
(NEWTON ABBOT, DEVON, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Amberley, 2012. 2-82. Condition: New. An account, using first-hand reports by British soldiers on the front lines, of the battle of El Alamein on 23 October 1942, known as the greatest Allied offensive of WWII and the battle that defined both the Afrika Corps and the British 8th Army. 36pp b&w plates. Seller Inventory # 295178

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
2.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

John Sadler
Published by Amberley Publishing
ISBN 10: 1445606267 ISBN 13: 9781445606262
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Amberley Publishing. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Seller Inventory # 2792042

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
20.02
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

John Sadler
Published by Amberley Publishing (2012)
ISBN 10: 1445606267 ISBN 13: 9781445606262
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Amberley Publishing, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1445606267

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
19.63
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.55
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Sadler, John
Published by Amberley Publishing (2012)
ISBN 10: 1445606267 ISBN 13: 9781445606262
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Amberley Publishing, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111445606267

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
32.44
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Sadler, John
Published by Amberley Publishing, Gloucestershire United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 1445606267 ISBN 13: 9781445606262
New Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Hylands Bookshop
(Melbourne, VIC, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Amberley Publishing, Gloucestershire United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. No Jacket. First Edition. 288 pages, b&w photos and maps. On the night of 23 October 1942 British artillery thundered across the desolate sands of North Africa to herald the greatest Allied offensive of the Second World War. Churchill would describe the crucial and savage days of intense fighting which followed, as `the end of the beginning'. El Alamein was the battle that defined both the Afrika Corps and the British 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. Like Stalingrad, it marks the end of the opening phase of Axis victories and sweeping gains and ushered in the slow but inexorable drive to final Allied triumph. This is the story of El Alamein and the British soldiers who fought in it. Seller Inventory # 339494

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
16.48
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 27.27
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Sadler, John
Published by Amberley Publishing
ISBN 10: 1445606267 ISBN 13: 9781445606262
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Amberley Publishing. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 1445606267 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.2113522

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
40.13
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.89
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds