Against Great Odds: The Story of the First Offensive in Libya in 1940-41: The First British Victory in the Second World War including Many Extracts from the Personal Account of Sir Richard N. O’Connor :: Brigadier C. N. (Cyril Nelson) Barclay

Against Great Odds: The Story of the First Offensive in Libya in 1940-41: The First British Victory in the Second World War including Many Extracts from the Personal Account of Sir Richard N. O’Connor :: Brigadier C. N. (Cyril Nelson) Barclay soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Sifton Praed & Co., 1955, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Fold-out maps (1); Appendices (2);

From the cover: In the winter of 1940-41 a British Commonwealth Force consisting of troops from the United Kingdom, Australia, India and New Zealand fought a campaign in the Western Desert of North Africa. This force, commanded by Lieut-General R. N. OConnor, never exceeded a total strength…

Introduction by: Sir John Harding

Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with fraying to the spine ends and corners, generally age-toned overall. Eedges of the textblock age-spotted. The contents lightly toned with age with the hinges weak in places.

Red boards with Black titling to the Spine. (xi) 112 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I lure you to view a further assortment that features in my Military History catalogue?

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