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Eighth Army"s greatest victories

Alam Halfa to Tunis, 1942-43

by Adrian Stewart

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Published by Cooper in Barnsley, South Yorkshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, North.,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Army. Army, Eighth -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-[206]) and index.

      Statementby Adrian Stewart.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD766.82 .S64 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6855476M
      ISBN 100850526663
      LC Control Number00363792

      On January 8, , Major General Andrew Jackson led a small, poorly-equipped army to victory against eight thousand British troops at the Battle of New Orleans. The victory made Jackson a national hero. Although the American victory was a big morale boost for the young nation, its military significance was minimal as it occurred after the signing (although before ratification) of the Treaty. Established on 22 February by the redesignation of VIII Bomber Command at RAF Daws Hill in High Wycombe, England, the Eighth Army Air Force (8 AAF) was a United States Army Air Forces combat air force in the European Theater of World War II (/41–), engaging in operations primarily in the Northern Europe area of responsibility; carrying out strategic bombing of enemy .

        Book: Cover Type. Softcover. Add to cart Called the Army's "greatest combat general" by President Truman, James Van Fleet led American and allied forces to battlefield victory during a career that spanned World War I and the Cold War. He tells how as commander of the Eighth Army in Korea Van Fleet applied his winning tactics so. Leading military historian Victor Davis Hanson returns to non-fiction in The Savior Generals, a set of brilliantly executed pocket biographies of five generals who single-handedly saved their nations from defeat in war. War is rarely a predictable enterprise--it is a mess of luck, chance, and incalculable variables. Today's sure winner can easily become tomorrow's doomed loser.3/5(2).

      A senior officer of the British Army, Montgomery may have referred to Eisenhower this way because, at the time, the war effort was in need of hardened generals. The man himself first saw action in World War I. He commanded the British Eighth Army from August in the Western Desert until the final Allied victory in Tunisia. (shelved 53 times as 8th-grade-books) avg rating — , ratings — published


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