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Pendulum of war

Niall Barr

Pendulum of war

the three battles at El Alamein

by Niall Barr

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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Montgomery of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, -- Viscount, -- 1887-1976,
  • Auchinleck, Claude John Eyre, -- Sir, -- 1884-,
  • Rommel, Erwin, -- 1891-1944,
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Army, Eighth -- History,
  • El Alamein, Battle of, Egypt, 1942,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Egypt -- Western Desert

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementNiall Barr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD766.9 .B377 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliii, 531 p. :
    Number of Pages531
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21678370M
    ISBN 10022406195X


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Pendulum of War consists of 19 chapters that trace the operations of the 8th Army from the fall of Tobruk in July to the pursuit of the Afrika Korps after Operation "Supercharge" in November Four appendices cover several key 8th Army planning documents and 24 maps complement the by:   Pendulum of War book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In late Junethe dispirited and defeated British Eighth Army /5. Pendulum of War consists of 19 chapters that trace the operations of the 8th Army from the fall of Tobruk in July to the pursuit of the Afrika Korps after Operation "Supercharge" in November Four appendices cover several key 8th Army planning documents and 24 maps complement the narrative/5(31).

Pendulum of War is highly recommended for military officers or historians who wish to read a good case study of how armies transform themselves in wartime. Pendulum of War consists of 19 chapters that trace the operations of the 8th Army from the fall of Tobruk in July to the pursuit of the Afrika Korps after Operation "Supercharge" in November /5(30).

Pendulum of War explores the Eighth Army's learning curve, and shows how lessons from bitter experience were used to develop improved tactical methods that eventually mastered the veterans of Rommel's Afrika Korps."--BOOK Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc.5/5(1).

A wide-ranging, technical analysis of the bitter campaign, throughout the second half offor dominion of Egypt.

Barr (Defense Studies/Kings College London) examines the North African theater in the context of the larger war, and in particular what was happening on the near periphery: the Nazi airborne assault on the island of Crete, naval actions in the Mediterranean.