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24-05-2015, 14:55

Stirling’s Desert Triumph (Osprey Raid 49)

Stirling’s Desert Triumph (Osprey Raid 49)
Author: Gavin Mortimer
Stirling’s Desert Triumph: The SAS Egyptian Airfield Raids 1942 (Osprey Raid 49)
Osprey Publishing
Format: PDF (e-book)
Pages: 81
Size: 8 Mb
Language: English

The night of July 26, 1942 saw one of the most audacious raids of World War II, just as the outcome of that conflict hung in the balance. In North Africa, a convoy of 18 Allied jeeps carrying Special Air Service personnel appeared out of the early-morning darkness and drove onto the Axis landing strip at Sidi Haneish in the Egyptian desert. Within the space of a few savage minutes 18 Axis aircraft were ablaze

Stirling’s Desert Triumph (Osprey Raid 49)