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Out of Africa and into America, The Odyssey of Italians in East Africa By Enzo Centofanti
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Vincent (Enzo) Centofanti was born in Abruzzo, Italy in 1923 and lived in Ethiopia, with his family until the British forces occupied Addis Abeba and put Enzo and his brother Joseph in a... More > concentration camp for civilians in Tanganyika and Kenya until freed in 1947, after almost 6 years of detention. In this book he narrates his journey as a child in Africa to a successful executive in the United States.< Less
Viaggi di Ali Bey el-Abbassi in Africa ed in Asia, v. 3 [Italian] By Ali Bey
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Domingo Francisco Jorge Badía y Leblich (Catalan:... More > Domènec Badia i Leblich; 1767–1818), better known by his pseudonym and nom de plume Ali Bey el Abbassi (Arabic: علي باي العباسي‎‎, Alī Bay al-Abasī), was a Spanish explorer, soldier, and spy in the early 19th century. He supported the French occupation of Spain and worked for the Bonapartist administration, but he is principally known for his travels in North Africa and the Middle East. He witnessed the Saudi conquest of Mecca in 1807.Badía y Leblich was born in Barcelona on April 1, 1767. [citation needed][n 1] After receiving a liberal education, he devoted particular attention to the Arabic language, which he learned in Vera, Almería, where his father was a military accountant, and in London. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Bey_el_Abbassi< Less
Regio Esercito: the Italian Royal Army in Mussolini's Wars, 1935-1943 By Patrick Cloutier
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Regio Esercito: the Italian Royal Army in Mussolini's Wars 1935-1943. Foreword by Colonel John R. Griffin (retired), US Army Special Forces. A history of the Italian Army's campaigns in East Africa,... More > Spain, North Africa, Greece, Yugoslavia, Russia, and Sicily. Sources include Italian, Russian, Yugoslav, and German texts; includes translated Russian passages. Mr. Cloutier brings attention to Italian battlefield successes. He examines a few strategic situations of World War 2, and holds that Italian forces at times were a key asset, whose misuse by the Axis cost them important victories. New material on the Spanish Civil War and Russian Front. Black and white; 232 pages, 76 maps, 70 photos, 19 drawings, appendix, and photo annex; 353 footnotes.< Less
Regio Esercito: the Italian Royal Army in Mussolini's Wars, 1935-1943 By Patrick Cloutier
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Regio Esercito: the Italian Royal Army in Mussolini's Wars 1935-1943. Foreword by Colonel John R. Griffin (retired), US Army Special Forces. A history of the Italian Army's campaigns in East Africa,... More > Spain, North Africa, Greece, Yugoslavia, Russia, and Sicily. Sources include Italian, Russian, Yugoslav, and German texts; includes translated Russian passages. Mr. Cloutier brings attention to Italian battlefield successes. He examines a few strategic situations of World War 2, and holds that Italian forces at times were a key asset, whose misuse by the Axis cost them important victories. New material on the Spanish Civil War and Russian Front. Black and white; 232 pages, 76 maps, 70 photos, 19 drawings, appendix, and photo annex; 353 footnotes.< Less
Ever your own, Johnnie, North Africa, 1942-43 By Nick Kemp
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‘Ever your own, Johnnie, North Africa, 1942-43’ is a sequel to ‘Ever your own, Johnnie, Britain, 1938-42’ and recounts the day-to-day life of R.S.M. John Kemp of the 76th... More > Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, through retrospective accounts and letters written to his wife. It covers the period in his military service from landing in Algiers as part of ‘Operation Torch’, the Allied Forces’ invasion of Vichy French North Africa, until his departure for Sicily under ‘Operation Husky’. The book vividly describes experiences of working in a foreign country under wartime conditions, and of the frequent advances to defeat the German and Italian Armies in North Africa. Many of the letters are written to entertain and amuse his wife at home, and to hide the realities of the war that he was experiencing. The book, however, contains notes and commentary to give context to his writing and the campaign as it unfolded as his regiment moved east to Bizerte, and the preparations for the invasion of Sicily.< Less
War Posting By Gwilym D. Williams
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War Posting Royal Mail Lines 1939 - 1946 Royal Mail Lines entered the Second World War in 1939 with a fleet of 34 vessels. By the close of hostilities 21 of those ships had been lost to enemy action... More > and 1,550 personnel had laid down their lives. 1939 was also a momentous year for Gwilym D. Williams; it was the year in which he joined Royal Mail Lines as Third Officer. The ensuing years would see Gwilym facing action in many theatres of the War, from the North Atlantic convoys, being sunk by torpedo, experiencing personal tragedy, taking the war to North Africa, and the Italian landings, surviving huge explosions in Algiers and Bombay. Finally, following VE Day, bringing the survivors back from the Far East and the Mediterranean. Gwilym recounts his war years with a keen grasp of detail but as ever the serious and the tragic is combined with lighter moments, meetings with film stars and literary luminaries and amusing runs ashore; a fascinating insight into one man’s war posting.< Less
The World In My Kitchen, Vol.1, USA Edition By Brenna May
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The World In My Kitchen is a catalogue of missionary travels. Most of these recipes are recreations from foreign countries, a lot are family recipes and a lot are original creations. 103 recipes... More > from the Americas, Europe, Australia, North Africa, Middle East & Asia.< Less