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The first victory : the Second World War and the East Africa campaign / Andrew Stewart.

Author:
Stewart, Andrew, 1970- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xvi, 308 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-292) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: A forgotten campaign -- Strategic miscalculation -- Hoping for the best -- War comes to East Africa -- Imperial defeat: the surrender of British Somaliland -- Preparing for the counter-offensive -- The advance from Kenya -- Second front: striking from the Sudan -- Triumph in the mountains: the Battle of Keren -- A third front: the Patriots -- Winning the war, worrying about the peace -- Conclusion: The British empire's first victory.
Subject(s):
World War, 1939-1945CampaignsAfrica, East [Browse]
Other title(s):
Second World War and the East Africa campaign
ISBN:
  • 9780300208559 ((cloth))
  • 0300208553 ((cloth))
LCCN:
2016031009
OCLC:
945946546
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