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War in the desert

James Sidney Lucas

War in the desert

the Eighth Army at El Alamein

by James Sidney Lucas

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Beaufort Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Africa, North.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Army. Army, Eighth -- History.,
    • El "Alamein, Battle of, Egypt, 1942.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns, -- Africa, North.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames Lucas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD766.9 .L83 1982b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination284 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3164126M
      ISBN 10082530153X
      LC Control Number83006015

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In British parlance, the term "Western Desert" applied to the desert of Egypt west of the Nile but came to describe the whole area of conflict, including eastern Cyrenaica in Libya.

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