(Part of the Cambridge Military Histories Series) fateful decision to send troops to North Africa to save the beleaguered Italian army from defeat. history of the Axis campaign provides a fundamental reassessment of the key battles of , . When most people think of the Italian Army in North Africa during the Second World War, they tend to believe that the average Italian soldier offered little. to send troops to North Africa to save the beleaguered Italian army from defeat. campaign provides a fundamental reassessment of the key battles of
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Skip to main content. Martin Kitchen’s masterful history of the Axis campaign provides a fundamental reassessment of the key battles ofRommel’s generalship, and the campaign’s place within the broader strategic context of the war. His stringent, well documented critique of Rommel’s performance in particular makes this a significant contribution to the literature on the Second World War. Without the reinforcements or supplies he needed to deliver a knockout blow, Rommel was forced onto the defensive and Hitler’s Mediterranean strategy began to unravel.
Martin Kitchen reveals with real clarity the complex interaction between the two armies in the see-saw fighting of the desert.
At the height of his power in January Hitler made the fateful decision to send troops to North Africa to save the beleaguered Italian army from defeat.
Rommel’s Desert War
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On the offensive again; 7. View all media Add content to this article. His stringent, well documented critique of Rommel’s performance in particular makes this a significant contribution to the literature on the Second World War.
Without the reinforcements or supplies he needed to deliver a knockout blow, Rommel was forced onto the defensive and Hitler’s Mediterranean strategy began to unravel. This book is now essential reading for anyone interested in the desert war and its place in the wider history of the Second World War. The “off” amount and percentage simply signifies the calculated difference between the seller-provided price for the item elsewhere and the seller’s price on eBay.
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However Rommel’s initial successes and refusal to follow orders committed the Axis to a campaign well beyond their means. This is the price excluding shipping and handling fees a seller has provided at which the same item, or one that is nearly identical to it, is being offered for sale so,dier has been offered for sale in the recent past.
Comprehensive new history of the Axis campaign italiian North Africa within the broader strategic context of the Second World War.
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Kitchen’s skillful blend of policy and strategy, operations and tactics, pulls no punches. Now at last, making full use of Italian sources, Martin Kitchen has given us a balanced, judicious and convincing analysis of the three-handed war in the desert. Men of War in the Twentieth Century ‘Thanks to Kitchen’s meticulous research, there is now a compelling account of the battles from a German perspective, with a well-rounded and not altogether flattering picture of Rommel.
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The book gives due weight to both his operational brilliance, especially in retreat, and his poor strategic judgment. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer itaoian non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.