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WW2’s desert war: everything you wanted to know

Jonathan Fennell answers listener questions on the North African campaign in the Second World War

Published: May 22, 2022 at 11:22 am
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Historian Jonathan Fennell answers listener questions on the North African campaign in the Second World War. Speaking with Rob Attar, he discusses some of the key moments and personalities, reflects on the challenges of fighting in a desert and considers whether this theatre really was a war without hate.

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Jonathan Fennell is the author of ​​Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War (Cambridge University Press, 2019)

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Rob AttarEditor, BBC History Magazine

Rob Attar is editor of BBC History Magazine and also works across the HistoryExtra podcast and website, as well as hosting several BBC History Magazine events.

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