Bar Cross over Desert Sand
subtitled: color photographic work of the German Afrika korps
Begins with the loading of troop ships destined for Africa and covers the history of the entire African
theater under General Erwin Rommel. With nice photos of tanks, uniforms, equipment, panzer units,
airplanes, soldiers, officers etc.
Here are some excerpts from an official contemporary book review:
Beginning in the spring of 1941 with the arrival the first units of the German Afrika Korps in Tripoli,
the Balkan Cross insignia of the German Luftwaffe has accompanied the battles and relentless
advance of the German and Italian Axis armies.
In vivid, poignant photographs, in first hand reports and graphic details, the events here in "Afrika"
have been brought once again to life for the reader to experience.
This work is dedicated as a monument to the memory of our unforgettable heroes
of the German Afrika Korps.
In very good exterior and very good interior condition.
Foxing to boards and endpapers, else ok. A copy with intact spine is very rare(!).
All pages are complete and tight in the binding.
Approx/Measurements: 10-1/4" x 8" ~1.6 lbs.
by Luftwaffen Krgsb.K.ie
Published by Gerhard S. Verlag/ OLDB
Table of contents:
- Foreword by Field Marshal Rommel
- In an air force war correspondents company.
- In the snow and ice of home
- Through the air to General Rommel
- Across the sea to General Rommel
- Soldiers in North Africa
- With a battalion of motorcyclists into the desert
Rest in Derna
- The Advance
- Water and roads in the desert
- With the Stukas before Tobruk
On the cruiser!
Out to sea
- With Field Marshal Rommel
- Adventure in the desert
- One day before Sollum
- The valley in the desert
- About Egypt
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