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ALEXANDERS GENERALS Gregory Blaxland 1979


ALEXANDER’S GENERALS Gregory Blaxland 1979

Of all the campaigns in World War II, none provided a more exacting test of generalship than the Italian. Its object was to tie down German forces, and this demanded continual offensive action against a highly skilled enemy in terrain which offered superb facilities for defence in depth. To achieve their daunting task, the Allied generals needed to be masters both of tactics and man management, and the C-in-C, General the Hon Sir Harold Alexander, commanding fighting units representing twenty nationalities, needed also to be a master of tact…

THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN 1944-45 – Alexander’s Generals completes a trilogy of books about Second World War campaigns in which Gregory Blaxland was a participant. He has, however, drawn upon his own experience merely as a background asset, and has devoted the major part of his research to obtaining the essential details, at both the highest and the lowest levels of command…

Book: Hardback book with dj

Language: English

Dust Jacket: Yes

Condition: Price clipped dj – pencil gift message dated Christmas 1980 – reasonably tight copy.

Publisher: William Kimber London

Publication Date: 1979

Printed: The Garden City Press Limited UK

First Published: 1979

Illustrations: black and white photographs and maps

Pages: 320

Dimensions: 24 x 15.5 x 3 cm

Weight: 650g

ISBN: 0 7183 0386 5

SKU JT315 323


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