First Blood in North Africa : Operation Torch and the U.S. Campaign in Africa in WWII, Paperback Book

First Blood in North Africa : Operation Torch and the U.S. Campaign in Africa in WWII Paperback

Part of the Stackpole Military Photo Series series

Description

Photo chronicle of Patton's Americans versus Rommel's Afrika Korps in World War IIIn November 1942, eleven months after Pearl Harbor, the U.S. launched Operation Torch, its first major offensive against the Germans.

This photo chronicle covers the initial landings in Morocco and Algeria and the subsequent desert clashes in Tunisia as American forces under Eisenhower and Patton battled the German Afrika Korps of Erwin Rommel, the famous “Desert Fox.”

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 216 pages, 350 black & white halftones, 33 colour illustrations, 3 maps
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: African history
  • ISBN: 9780811717779

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