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Long Range Desert Group In the Mediterranean

Length: 106 pages52 minutes


Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. The story of the LRDG (Long Range Desert Group) with emphasis on New Zealand participation, from formation in July 1940 through December 1943. Coverage of operations on the coast of North Africa including coastal road watch, the Barce raid, the Eighth Army advance in late 1942, and Mediterranean operations including the invasion of the Dodecanese Islands, Levita and Leros. Much of the information used in writing this work was obtained from the veterans themselves. Contents: Chapter 1: Raids Behind Enemy Lines; Chapter 2: The Barce Raid; Chapter 3: The Eighth Army Advance; Chapter 4: Invasion of the Dodecanese Islands; 43 photos; 1 illustration; 4 maps.

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