Allied fighting effectiveness in North Africa and Italy, 1942-1945

Hargreaves, Andrew L, Rose, Patrick J and Ford, Matthew C (2014) Allied fighting effectiveness in North Africa and Italy, 1942-1945. History of Warfare . Brill, Leiden. ISBN 9789004275232

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Abstract

Allied Fighting Effectiveness in North Africa and Italy, 1942-1945 offers a collection of scholarly papers focusing on heretofore understudied aspects of the Second World War. Encompassing the major campaigns of North Africa, Sicily and Italy from operation TORCH to the end of the war in Europe, this volume explores the intriguing dichotomy of the nature of battle in the Mediterranean theatre, whilst helping to emphasise its significance to the study of Second Word War military history. The chapters, written by a number of international scholars, offer a discussion of a range of subjects, including: logistics, the air-land battle, coalition operations, doctrine and training, command, control and communications, and airborne and special forces.
Contributors are Matthew C. Ford, Simon Godfrey, John Greenacre, Andrew L. Hargreaves, James Hudson, Alan Jeffreys, Kevin Jones, Paul Lemaire, Ross Mahoney, Christopher Mann, Cesar Campiani Maximiano, Patrick J. Rose, and Grant T. Weller.

Item Type: Edited Book
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > International Relations
Subjects: U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Depositing User: Matthew Ford
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2014 12:14
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2014 12:14
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/48882
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