- Libreria: Antiquarian Bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
- Anno pubblicazione: 1957-59
- Editore: Collins
- Soggetti: Ii guerra mondiale, Militaria
- Peso di spedizione: 750 g
2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispieces, 9 maps in the text, and front and rear endpaper maps in the second volume; cloth (black/red respectively), gilt backs, a very good, bright, clean set in unclipped dustwrapper, the wrappers lightly chafed and soiled at backstrips. A PRESENTATION SET SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE OF FIRST VOLUME. Comprises: The Turn of the Tide 1939-1943. A Study based on the Diaries and Autobiographical Notes of Field Marshal The Viscount Alanbrooke. (1957); Triumph in the West 1943-1946. Based on the Diaries and Autobiographical Notes of Field Marshal The Viscount Alanbrooke. (1959). By common consent the greatest CIGS in the history of the British Army, Alanbrooke occupied a unique position at the heart of Britain's efforts in WWII. Scarcely a man to pull punches, he provides a blow-by-blow account of how the war was waged and won, sparing no-one from politicians to generals of virtually every Allied nation. SIGNED COPIES ARE VERY SCARCE. Enser, pp.199, 474 respectively.