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Author Bimberg, Edward L., 1919-

Title The Moroccan goums : tribal warriors in a modern war / Edward L. Bimberg.

Published Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  940.541244 BIMB MF12    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 152 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in military studies, 0883-6884 ; no. 177.
Contributions in military studies. 0883-6884 ; no. 177.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [147]-148) and index.
Contents 1. Mountain Snows, Desert Palms, Savage Tribes -- 2. A Legend Is Born -- 3. Italy - Triumph and Disgrace -- 4. At Last - France -- 5. Across the Rhine - The Last Laugh -- 6. In Retrospect -- App. I. The Uniforms -- App. II. Troop List of Moroccan Tabors, World War II -- App. III. Le Chant des Tabors.
Summary A military history of the Moroccan Goums, the knife-wielding irregular troops who distinguished themselves, fighting under French command in Tunisia, Italy, France, and Germany during World War II.
Subject France. Armée -- Colonial forces -- Morocco.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
France -- Colonies -- Defenses -- Africa.
Morocco -- History, Military.
ISBN 0313309132 (alk. paper)