Rick Atkinson

“Tanks beached at X and Z were to race inland before dawn in a pincer movement to help capture two airfields south of Oran while Operation RESERVIST supposedly secured the port. Infantrymen would also encircle the city, preventing any reinforcements from reaching Oran if the French chose to fight.”


Rick Atkinson, An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943
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An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943 An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943 by Rick Atkinson
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