In This Review

The Mediterranean and Middle East. Volume III (September 1941 to September 1942): British Fortunes Reach Their Lowest Ebb
The Mediterranean and Middle East. Volume III (September 1941 to September 1942): British Fortunes Reach Their Lowest Ebb
By Major-General I. S. O. Playfair and Others
H.M.S.O., British Information Services, 1960, 482 pp

This volume in the official British war history deals chiefly with the military misfortunes in North Africa before the turning point of El Alamein.