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Title:
The path to victory : the Mediterranean Theater in World War II
Author:
Porch, Douglas.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xiv, 796 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: A strategist's nightmare -- Chapter 1: 1940: War comes to the Mediterranean -- Chapter 2: "The Norway of Mediterranean" -- Chapter 3: Tactical triumphs, strategic misjudgments -- Chapter 4: Rommel's war: a perfect battlefield -- Chapter 5: "The great kingdom of terror" -- Chapter 6: Monty's war: El Alamein-the unnecessary battle? -- Chapter 7: "FDR's secret baby" -- Chapter 8: Tunisia: "the Verdun of the Mediterranean" -- Chapter 9: Husky: "one continent redeemed" -- Chapter 10: "The Mediterranean year" -- Chapter 11: The incomplete victory -- Chapter 12: The Mediterranean road to France's resurrection, 1940-45 -- Chapter 13: Cassino without the monastery: cracking the gothic line -- Conclusion: The pivotal theater.
ISBN:
9780374205188
Format :
Book