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The Hunt for Zerzura: The Lost Oasis and the Desert War

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Translated title of the contributionEl Oasis Perdido: The Lost Oasis
Original languageSpanish
Place of PublicationMadrid
PublisherDesperta Ferro ediciones
Number of pages360
ISBN (Print)9788494826580
Published12 Dec 2018

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The true story behind the film of The English Patient. The Hunt for a lost oasis by a group of desert explorers who were also mapping for military purposes. The leading figures and rivals, Ralph Bagnold and Ladislaus Almasy, founded deep penetration units for their respective armies in North Africa during WW2. A study in exploration, espionage and war.

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