An Army at Dawn By Rick Atkinson
An Army at Dawn: The Warfare in North Africa, 1942–1943 is a Pulitzer Prize–profitable e book written in 2002 by long-time Washington Submit correspondent Rick Atkinson. The e book is a historical past of the North African Marketing campaign, significantly targeted on the position of the USA navy.
The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is an epic story of braveness and calamity, of miscalculation and enduring triumph. On this first quantity of the Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson reveals why no trendy reader can perceive the final word victory of the Allied powers with no grasp of the nice drama that unfolded in North Africa in 1942 and 1943.
Opening with the daring amphibious invasion in November 1942, An Army at Dawn follows the American and British armies as they battle the French in Morocco and Algiers, after which tackle the Germans and Italians in Tunisia. Battle by battle, an inexperienced and generally poorly led military steadily turns into an excellent combating pressure. On the heart of the story are the extraordinary however flawed commanders who come to dominate the battlefield: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley, Montgomery, and Rommel.