Battle of El Alamein


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a pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel

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Peter Dornan's latest work tells the story of Herby Ashby, a South Australian soldier in the 2/48th Battalion who fought through the siege of Tobruk and the Battle of El Alamein.
Similarly, the 60th anniversary of the battle of El Alamein was overshadowed by the tragic events in Bali, and the commemoration passed relatively unnoticed.
His faith became particularly real to him when his tank was under fire in the decisive battle of El Alamein.
Logged on the "dangerously ill list", she recovered to be sent back to the frontline and later that year worked close to the battle of El Alamein as fighting moving back and forth across the border of Libya and Egypt.
The valiant Desert Rats became one of Britain's most famous fighting forces during the Second World War, when they took part in every major battle of the North African campaign and beat Germany's Afrika Korps at the battle of El Alamein.
AVETERAN of the Battle of El Alamein has paid tribute to fallen comrades on the 70th anniversary of the conflict.
A NORTH veteran of the Battle of El Alamein said a special ceremony in London to mark its 70th anniversary at weekend was a "timely opportunity" to remember those who fought in the battle.
Their futures were decided by the battle of El Alamein.
Bill, a former Gazette delivery man and dairy worker who has lived in Middlesbrough all his life, turns 95 today on the 70th anniversary of the start of the battle of El Alamein.
Inset (top) are his uncle, Eric Binnie who was killed at the battle of El Alamein in October 1942 and (right) John's mother outside an air raid shelter in Droylsden .
Battle of El Alamein 1942: Desert Rats attacked and defeated German Afrika Korps.
Peter Dornan tells the story of the Battle of El Alamein through the eyes of Herb Ashby of the 2/48th Battalion, who at eighteen years of age left his home in Mount Gambier to fight a war on the other side of the world.
In which country was the World War II Battle of El Alamein fought?
FIELD Marshal Montgomery's son yesterday spoke of the need to avoid war in Iraq as veterans of the Battle of El Alamein returned to Egypt 60 years on to remember those who died.