The Battle of Bir Hakeim June 1942 Triumph of the Free French
by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
My e-book looks at a critical point in the desert war for control of Libya and Africa during World War II. The time is June 1942 when the superior might of Field Marshal's Afrika Corps was pitted in a all out fight for control of a desert oasis, possession of which would give the Germans access to Tobruk, a strategic coastal city. I have relied on news reports, army communiques and oral histories.