A clear and comprehensive account of the Desert Campaign, written by a renowned historian. A classic text, and the first book ever to challenge Field Marshal Montgomery's version of events in North Africa.
Correlli Barnett is the author of six non-fiction titles. In 1970 he won the Royal Society of Literature Award for Britain and her Army. He has been historical consultant to three BBC Television series, including The Great War (1964) which he part wrote. In 1980 he was appointed the first Defence Lecturer in the University of Cambridge.