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The Mediterranean and Middle East. Volume I: the Early Successes Against Italy (to May 1941)
The Mediterranean and Middle East. Volume I: the Early Successes Against Italy (to May 1941)
By Major-General I. S. O. Playfair and Others
H.M.S.O., British Information Services, 1954, 506 pp

The first volume in the Mediterranean and Middle East section of the authoritative and officially sponsored British History of the Second World War covers the period from 1939 to the disasters of May 1941.