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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: GRUCHY, F.A.L., DE, MAJOR. Title: War Diary: An Overall War Picture, 1939-1945.
Description: Gale & Polden, Aldershot, 1949, first edition.. 187 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Contents: Preamble and Commentary; Opening Moves and Commentary; The Failure of the Continental Offensive: Britain Alone; Battle of Britain; Altantic Battle and Commentary; The British Empire on th e Defensive; Battle of Suez Continues; 1942-1943: Turning Point of the War; 1943 to D Day, 6th June, 1944; Victory in Europe. Concentric Attack on the Japanese Keep; Victory in the East; Post-War Diary of Some Events and Commentary. "In t h i s b o o k ( the author emphasizes) the vital importance of the part played by British Empire Forces. They won every key battle or the key part of every battle, operating as so often in history, on the vital hinge or pivot flank. This Diary a nd c om m en ta ry g i ve s an overall picture of the titanic struggle." Scattered tiny foxing marks on endpapers, one page with a dog-ear crease, browning to edges of textblock, moderate edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very sl igh t f adi ng on re ar hin ge cl oth. Dust jacket is price clipped, has darkening to spine, edges and flap-folds, light to moderate soiling, a few scattered tiny foxing marks on inside, several small chips and tears, two small dints on rear pan el. VG- /Fai r.
Keywords: British Empire, Army, Civil Denfece, Allies, Commonwealth, Indian, Force, Colonial, Dominion, Battle of, D-Day, Japan, Japanese, Suez, Atlantic, Battles.
Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 16920
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