20000 Thousand Thieves Battle of El Alamein

20000 Thousand Thieves Battle of El Alamein

The Twenty Thousand Thieves by E Lambert

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WW2 Middle East Battle of El Alamein Famous Australian Book The Twenty Thousand Thieves ".
The Famous Australian War Classic Novel by Eric Lambert. First published 1952. The author saw action in the Middle East with the
2/2nd Machine Gun Battalion and later in Pacific zone with the 2/15th Battalion. 
The Title ' The Twenty Thousand Thieves " was the derisive name which the Nazi enemy hurled at the Australian forces after their victory at the Battle of El Alamein. As Lambert states, 'To say they (his characters) have no relation to living persons nevertheless would be true - for the men on whom I chose to base them are dead.'

  • Total Pages: 318
  • Publication Date: 1982 Aust War Classics
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Heavy Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
  • Book Condition: Used book, has some age spots on top of outer text block otherwise don't think it has been open too often - as new

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