Looking for the most in-depth look at Operation Brevity? Using animations and detailed maps, let's find out what happened during this WW2 Tank Battle in the North African Desert in 1941. Brigadier 'Strafer' Gott leads his first independant command against the German and Italian forces around Fort Cupuzzo and Bardia. But General Rommel has a man on the ground who can stop him... Colonel Herff.
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Beevor, Antony. The Second World War. Phoenix, 2014. (Does Mention Brevity, but no details)
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Williamson, Gordon. Afrikakorps 1941-43 (Elite). Osprey Publishing, 2009. (Barely mentions Brevity)