Title: The Long Range Desert Group 1940-1945 – Providence Their Guide
Author: Major-General David Lloyd Owen
Edition: 3rd Edition
Publication Date: 2011
Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 238 pages.
Comments: This splendid record takes the reader behind enemy lines not only in North Africa but in Italy, the Aegean and the Balkans.
The Author, who commanded the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG), paints a vivid picture of the unit’s colourful characters: for example, Ralph Bagnold who put to good use the knowledge he gained from his pre-war desert travels.The LRDG was truly international with New Zealanders and Rhodesians playing key roles.This classic book won acclaim from the critics on its first publication by virtue of the author’s unique knowledge, experience and narrative skills.