Afrika Korps, 1941-43, Paperback

Afrika Korps, 1941-43 Paperback

Illustrated by Ron Volstad

Part of the Elite series


Osprey's study of the German Afrikakorps of World War II (1939-1945).

The campaign in North Africa between September 1940 and May 1943 holds not only an enduring fascination for postwar generations; but also a perhaps unique degree of nostalgia for some surviving participants.

The campaign was no less costly in terms of human lives and material than many others; but regret at the cost is accompanied by positive memories in the minds of many veterans.

This is not to suggest that the dead have been forgotten; but an almost mystical bond nevertheless exists, even between former enemies, amongst veterans of the desert campaign.

Gordon Williamson examines the history, organisation and uniforms of Rommel's Afrikakorps.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64 pages, 12 colour and 50 b&w photographs
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781855321304



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