6521 Axis Forces In North Africa 1940-43

Claudia Antonucci

The Italian campaign in North Africa during WWII is an oft-neglected topic, and isn't generally well covered in books. However, this latest volume in the popular Warriors series from Concord goes a long way to remedying the situation.
Publication date:
February 2007
Publisher :
Concord
Language:
English
Illustration :
44 colour plates
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9789623611305

Dimensions : 296 X 210 cm
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£12.99
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Overview
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The Italian campaign in North Africa during WWII is an oft-neglected topic, and isn't generally well covered in books. However, this latest volume in the popular Warriors series from Concord goes a long way to remedying the situation. Written by an Italian author, Claudio Antonucci, this book is filled with useful information about Italy's war in North Africa. Not only are Italian forces covered, but German subjects also receive good exposure too, adding to the value of this book.

This volume is unique - it makes a departure from the usual format of Warriors books in that it features a much larger number of color plates. In fact, there are no less than 44 color plates contained between the covers! This makes"Axis Forces in North Africa 1940-43" an indispensable reference for modelers and military enthusiasts wanting a comprehensive understanding of Italian and German uniforms in the North African theater. Each plate is beautifully rendered in full color and sharp detail, with the accompanying text providing a high degree of detail about uniforms and personal equipment on display.

The book doesn't just include color illustrations, for there is a wide assortment of black and white photos too. Many of these photos will be completely new to readers, and they show off personnel, their uniforms, and weapons to full advantage. Both Italian and German subjects are covered in these photographic sections. The book also begins with a helpful 5-page summary and chronology of the Italian and Panzerarmee Afrika campaign in North Africa.

This book covers a topic that is not well known. The author expertly deals with the subject of Axis Forces in North Africa, ensuring that this book is a veritable treasure trove of information about Italian troops. The sheer amount of color plates only adds to its attractiveness.