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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 February 2011

Jonathan Fennell
King's College London
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Combat and Morale in the North African Campaign
The Eighth Army and the Path to El Alamein
, pp. 301 - 332
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2011

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