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 Lieutenant) February 13, 2015

This is a rare look at early war US Air Operations in North Africa. B-25 and B-17 bombers of the 321st and 97th Bomb Group help cut off Rommel's retreat from Tunisia. Part of the "North West African Strategic Air Force" these groups were initially tasked with preventing men and material from...read more

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Contiene las bibliografías y notas de:

- “La Blitzkrieg de Rommel. Análisis de un mito” por Dennis Showalter (Colorado College)

- “Las fuerzas de tierra alemanas en el norte de África (1941-1943)” por Adrian Wettstein (Miläk-ETH Zürich)

- “La logística del Eje en la...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 10, 2015
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The battle for North Africa, which raged from 1940 to 1943, is best remembered today by many as a war that was fought entirely by mechanized armies arrayed against one another in the open Saharan desert. However false, the popular image that seized the imaginations of thousands of people who...read more

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In April and May 1941, the previously successful blitzkrieg tactics of the German Army met defeat by the outnumbered Australian forces of the 9th Division at Tobruk. The Australian infantry achieved victory through a successful all-around defense against tank attacks in force. By employing all...read more

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 HQ Comando Supremo) January 31, 2015
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According to Deirdre O'Brien, journalist from Mirror, it was one of the most dangerous and heroic missions developed during WWII. The order came directly from Winston Churchill. The person...read more

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Depuis septembre 1940, le continent africain est le lieu de combats acharnés entre Italiens et Britanniques. L'Italie, présente en Libye, n'a de cesse de conquérir l'Égypte, alors sous contrôle de la Grande-Bretagne. Écrasés par les forces britanniques, les Italiens reçoivent le renfort des...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 16, 2015
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Victory at Casablanca, Oran, and Algiers gave the United States Army and its British ally solid toeholds in the western Mediterranean Theater of Operations. But it offered no guarantee of easy access to Italy or southern Europe, or even to the eastern end of the Mediterranean, where the British...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 16, 2015
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The Tunisia Campaign (Battle of Tunisia), November 17, 1942 – May 13, 1943:

  1. A tank-artillery team stands on alert. This kind of unit -- a 105mm. howitzer mounted on a half-track -- has proved a 'winning combination,' according to Army experts, in ground warfare in Tunisia.
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