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Afrika Korps, 1941-43

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Afrika Korps, 1941-43 by Gordon Williamson
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Osprey's study of the German Afrikakorps of World War II (1939-1945). The campaign in North Africa between September 1940 and May 1943 holds not only an enduring fascination for postwar generations; but also a perhaps unique degree of nostalgia for some surviving participants. The campaign was no less costly in terms of human lives and material than many others; but regret at the cost is accompanied by positive memories in the minds of many veterans. This is not to suggest that the dead have been forgotten; but an almost mystical bond nevertheless exists, even between former enemies, amongst veterans of the desert campaign. Gordon Williamson examines the history, organisation and uniforms of Rommel's Afrikakorps.

Author Biography

Gordon Williamson was born in 1951 and currently works for the Scottish Land Register. He spent seven years with the military Police TA and has published a number of books and articles on the decorations of the Third Reich and their winners. He is author of a number of World War II titles for Osprey.
Release date NZ
September 26th, 1991
Contributor
Illustrated by Ron Volstad
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
12 colour and 50 b&w photographs
Imprint
Osprey Publishing
Pages
64
Series
Dimensions
185x248x7
ISBN-13
9781855321304
Product ID
2329198

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