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The Crucible of War When Sir Archibald Wavell Assumed Command Of The British Forces In North Africa, He Had No Choice But To Keep Egypt From Falling To The Axis A Defeat Would Give Hitler Access To The Red Sea, And With It Access To The Oil Rich Persian Gulf And Even To India Because Of Wavell S Limited Resources, He Decided Attack Was The Best Form Of Defense Wavell S Brilliant Campaign Was Carried Out By His Field Commander, General Richard O Connor, Who Routed Marshal Rodolfo Graziani S Italian Forces, Took Thousands Of Prisoners, And Pushed The Italians Back Hundreds Of Miles The Exhilarating And Essential Victory Was Short Lived, Lasting Only A Few Months Until Erwin Rommel And His Afrika Korps Entered The Conflict In Early 1941.


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10 thoughts on “The Crucible of War

  1. says:

    Barrie Pitt s first volume of three as published by Cassell in 2001 but originally two volumes by Jonathan Cape in 1980 82 respectively is a lively and engaging account of the Desert war from August 1939 until Wavell s departure in June 1941.The writer has an easy way of describing the command aspects and situation strategically whilst flowing down to units or individual officers and men This makes for a story that flows from challenges over logistics, plans, numbers of troops available Barrie Pitt s first volume of three as published by Cassell in 2001 but originally two volumes ...

  2. says:

    Pitt s first volume provides a very readable account of the campaigns during Wavell s command from mid 1939 to June 1941 Wavell was responsible for the security of Egypt and the Suez Canal, Palestine, the Western Desert, East Africa, Greece and Crete, Iraq and Syria And he carried this responsibility during a period when the UK had limited resources and a leader, Churchill, whose interference and micromanagement proved costly.Pitt blends a...

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