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Operation Afrika
Charles Whiting
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Operation Afrika (The Destroyers)

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In 1942 the 8th Army were desperate for victory in the Western Desert. But they had not reckoned with Lieutenant Crooke. Crooke's Destroyers were the ones standing between them and victory in Egypt. Under Crook's leadership they set off on one of the war's most bizarre missions.
Paperback, Large Print, 273 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Dales Large Print Books (first published January 1st 1975)
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This one was better than the last couple of Whiting books that I've read recently; a bit like The Dirty Dozen.
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Charles Whiting was a British writer and military historian and with some 350 books of fiction and non-fiction to his credit, under his own name and a variety of pseudonyms including Duncan Harding, K.N. Kostov, John Kerrigan, Klaus Konrad, and Leo Kessler.

Born in the Bootham area of York, England, he was a pupil at the prestigious Nunthorpe Grammar School, leaving at the age of 16 to join the Bri
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