★ The Crucible of War Author Barrie Pitt – Submitalink.info

<PDF / Epub> ★ The Crucible of War  Author Barrie Pitt – Submitalink.info When Sir Archibald Wavell Assumed Command Of The British Forces In North Africa, He Had No Choice But To Keep Egypt From Falling To The Axis A Defeat Would Give Hitler Access To The Red Sea, And With It Access To The Oil Rich Persian Gulf And Even To India Because Of Wavell S Limited Resources, He Decided Attack Was The Best Form Of Defense Wavell S Brilliant Campaign Was Carried Out By His Field Commander, General Richard O Connor, Who Routed Marshal Rodolfo Graziani S Italian Forces, Took Thousands Of Prisoners, And Pushed The Italians Back Hundreds Of Miles The Exhilarating And Essential Victory Was Short Lived, Lasting Only A Few Months Until Erwin Rommel And His Afrika Korps Entered The Conflict In Early 1941.

10 thoughts on “The Crucible of War

  1. Geevee Geevee says:

    Barrie Pitt s first volume of three as published by Cassell in 2001 but originally two volumes by Jonathan Cape in 1980 82 respectively is a lively and en

  2. Paul W Paul W says:

    Pitt s first volume provides a very readable account of the campaigns during Wavell s command from mid 1939 to June 1941 Wavell was responsible for the secu

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