Eisenhower, Dwight D.


Doubleday, New York, 1st ed., 1948. Xiv + 559 pp., photo-plates + numerous maps & plans, several of which are 2 or 3 tone plates. D.j., 22 x 14cm. D.j., creased & rubbed in places with chips to edges o/w V.G. This is an important first-hand account of the Second World War in Europe by General Eisenhower. He began the war in 1939 as a lieutenant-colonel. In 3 years he was appointed to command the vast Anglo-American expedition to North Africa and less than 3 years later he received the unconditional surrender of the German armed forces, with the rank of General of the Army. On account of his position and experiences Eisenhower offers a valuable insight into many aspects of World War II and its European and North African campaigns. With photographs, maps and plans.

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