western desert

  1. Auld-Yin

    The Long Range Desert Group in Action 1940-43

    Images of War Series of illustrated books. This book is somewhat different from the usual Images of War series in that there is a lot of text, very interesting text. There are a lot of photographs but this 214 page book gives us a much more in-depth look at the subject matter. This is great...
  2. Auld-Yin

    Disaster in the Desert

    This is a ‘What if….’ Book of the highest standard. It is almost all fact but with some bits altered to give a completely different result. It is so well done that the author has, in using actual events, made it difficult to tell which bit is what happened and which bit is fiction. A very...
  3. Auld-Yin

    Take These Men

    This is a novel but is more the biography of a young officer in the Desert. Joly served with 2 RTR and the book is basically their story with some elements from other actions included. It is a very personal story with Joly’s thoughts and deeds very much to the fore. The story opens in 1940...
  4. Smeggers

    Images of War - The Eighth Army in North Africa

    The Eighth Army in North Africa - images of war series by Simon Forty rare photographs from wartime archives. ISBN 978 1 52672 379 6 This photographic history is the ideal introduction to probably one of the most celebrated Armies of the Second World War; The Eighth Army. They played such a...