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Tanks across the desert

Jake Wardrop

Tanks across the desert

the war diary of Jake Wardrop

by Jake Wardrop

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Published by Kimber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Royal Tank Regiment, 5th -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank warfare.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p213. - Includes index.

    Statementedited by George Forty ; foreword by W.M. Hutton.
    ContributionsForty, George.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD760.R77/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222p. :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19134477M
    ISBN 100880292296

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Book is unmarked, bumped at top and bottom of spine, lightly bumped on bottom edge. Jacket is creased around edges, has light wear. Photos, pages. Sergeant Wardrop joined the 5th Battalion, Royal Tank Corps in and fought in France, Africa and Italy.

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After reading "Rommel, the Desert Warrior: The Afrika Korps in World War II" by Richard L. Blanco, the book disappointingly never mentions the tiger tanks reaching north Africa. i had expected atleast some mention of the tanks as they are seen in a lot of different media making their way across the desert and being the last line of defense on the Continent.

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