An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943 - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Rick Atkinson
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Chapter 10 Summary and Analysis

In early 1943, the war hit home in southwest Iowa, where a disproportionate number of the devastated 168th Infantry had been stationed. Telegrams started arriving in early March; they began with the statement," The Secretary of War desires me to express his regret that..." The town mourned, then pressed on. Life magazine did a story about the particularly hard hit town of Red Oak, which had lost 45 out of a total of 5,600 residents.

In the fallout from Kasserine, Rommel moved back to the east to regroup and engage Montgomery, Arnim prepared to advance again, Anderson's II Corp waited for direction, and Eisenhower started looking for scapegoats. His intelligence officer was the first victim, followed by Stark and McQuillin (of Faid Pass fame). Finally, Fredendall was "promoted" with a third star and sent back home to the "States." His replacement was Major General...

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