The struggle for the North African coast of the Mediterranean was unlike any other campaign of World War II. Because it was fought like a tournament in an empty arena, with no one but the contestants getting hurt and with few of the distractions of politics or large civilian populations, the desert was a true test of generalship. Men including Germany's General Rommel and Britain's General Montgomery dominated the battle with a brilliance that established their reputations on the world stage.
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Stephen W. Sears is one of America's most respected historians and the author of many highly praised military histories, including "Chancellorsville" (winner of the Fletcher Pratt Award as Best Civil War book of 996) and "Gettysburg."
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Book Description Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 60201185