By Steven J. Zaloga, Michael Welply
The North African crusade of November 1942-May 1943 was once a baptism of fireplace for the U.S. military. After quite undemanding landings, the united states II Corps complex into Tunisia to aid operations through the British eighth military. Rommel, fearful through the possibility of an assault into his rear, determined to take advantage of the inexperience of the U.S. military and strike a unexpected blow opposed to their overextended positions round the Kasserine go. even though, the Germans have been not able to use their preliminary luck, and later assaults resembling at El Guettar have been bloodily repulsed. The struggling with in Tunisia taught the fairway US military important wrestle classes, and taken to the fore senior commanders similar to Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley.
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Kasserine Pass 1943: Rommel's last victory by Steven J. Zaloga, Michael Welply