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Together We Stand America, Britain, and the Forging of an Alliance

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ISBN-10: 1401352537

ISBN-13: 9781401352530

Edition: N/A

Authors: James Holland

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By the middle of 1942, Allied fortunes had reached their lowest ebb, Britain's military command was in tatters and the U.S., Britain's new ally, had only fledgling, severly under-trained forces. It seemed all might be lost in the Middle East, while collapse seemed inevitable in Russia. Yet at this crucial time, America and Britain began to work together, and it was this alliance of the weary combatant and naive newcomer, fighting shoulder to shoulder under shared command for the first time in North Africa, that would eventually lead to the defeat of the Axis powers in the west.Whilst drawing on a wide range of archival material from around the world and offering new perspectives and…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Publisher: Miramax Books
Publication date: 2/15/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

List of Maps
Principal Personalities
Principal Commanders
Introduction
Prologue: Sidi Rezegh, Libya: November 1941
Nadir
Enter America
Calm Before the Storm: Monday, 4 May, 1942
Britain's Mistakes: A Brief Discourse on Tactics and Equipment
Missed Opportunities: 26 May-5 June, 1942
Into the Cauldron: 4 June to 10 June, 1942
Knightsbridge: 11-18 June, 1942
Surrender and Retreat: 19 June-1 July, 1942
Coming Together
Parry: July, 1942, Part I
And Thrust: July 1942, Part II
New Faces: 1-12 August, 1942
A Victory at Last: 13 August-4, September 1942
Getting Ready Part I-September 1942
Getting Ready Part II-October 1942
Advance and Retreat
Into Battle-23-26 October, 1942
Attrition-26 October-3 November, 1942
Lighting the Torch-5-11 November, 1942
The Race for Tunis: November 1942
Harsh Realities: December 1942
Purse For Thought: January 1943
Conflicting Personalities: 18 January-13 February, 1943
Rommel Strikes Back: 14-22 February
Shoulder to Shoulder
Alex & Mary Take Control: 22 February-20 March, 1943
Left Hook: 17-31 March, 1943
Joining Hands: 1-18 April, 1943
Endgame: 19 April-13 May, 1943
Postscript
Glossary
Notes
Bibliography and Sources
Acknowledgments