Alam Halfa and Alamein [Series Title: Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-...

Alam Halfa and Alamein [Series Title: Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45]

Walker, Ronald

Published by Historical Publications Branch, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, New Zealand, 1967
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Title: Alam Halfa and Alamein [Series Title: ...

Publisher: Historical Publications Branch, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, New Zealand

Publication Date: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Edition: First Edition.


No signatures. Some light foxing to page edges. The dust wrapper is torn into two pieces along the rear panel close to the spine, and has been crudely repaired with wide strips of adhesive tapes. Dust wrapper spine faded. Dust wrapper protected in mylar cover. ; xiii, [1], 507, [1] pages + frontispiece + plates + maps. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 243 x 154mm. Contents: Preface; Chronology; The Opposing Armies; The Alam El Halfa Defences; The Days of Decision; Axis and Allied Raids; Patrols and Raids; Rommel's Offensive Opens; The Battle Develops; Withdrawal of the Panzer Army; Operation Beresford; Enemy Counter-Attacks; Summary of the Battle; The Uncombined Operations; Preparations for the Offensive; The Development of the Plans; The Eve of the Offensive; 30 Corps' Plans; 13 Corps' Plans; 10 Corps' Plans; Comparative Strengths; Advance by 30 Corps; The Battle is Joined; 13 Corps' Operations; Dawn, 24 October; The Break-Out Fails; Tanks Attempt Night Advance; Montgomery Changes Direction of Attack; The Fourth Day of Battle; Australians Keep the Initiative; Australians Under Counter-Attack; Operation Supercharge; The End of the 'Dog-Fight'; The Pursuit; Halfaya Pass; Appendices; Bibliography; Glossary; Index. ; 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 14401

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