In the heat and dust of the North African desert, British and Australian troops led by General Montgomery were waiting for an attack by Rommel’s Afrika Korps. The defences they had prepared required the Germans to run the gauntlet between six pounder anti-tank guns and dug-in tanks. Montgomery urged his men to victory with the words: “Everyone must be imbued with the desire to kill Germans…”
Read about the battle at El Alamein, a turning point for the British in World War II, in this tale of True Combat. An account filled with the courage of war, and interwoven with first hand experiences that take you into the heart of battle.
Short, sharp, and true to life, Chronicles of War describe the battles and relate the close-up combat experiences of war in an exciting, quick to read format. Each title in the series provides gripping, unforgettable insights into the minute by minute confrontations, extreme heroism and terrible brutality of the greatest conflicts the world has known.