El Alamein

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a village to the west of Alexandria on the northern coast of Egypt

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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The New El Alamein city project is one of the "fourth generation" of new cities that Egypt is building.
The ministry further signed a cooperation protocol with Swiss Lausanne School for hotels to establish an education center, Madbouli added, revealing that New Alamein City will contain universities, schools, and various services besides tourist activities.
My father apparently was a foot soldier following the tanks at El Alamein and he'd persuaded all his fellow soldiers to follow the tanks with endless renditions of Pratty Flowers.
Regarding the launching of New Alamein City, he said that the city aims at providing a model for the importance of peace, construction and reconstruction, and to the necessity of "defeating the pain of the past with hopes of the future.
Marassi is accessible from the Burj El Arab and El Alamein airports, both of which offer direct connections to major European cities.
The New El Alamein City and The New Capital of Egypt projects will be among the event's highlights.
Victor was in his early 20s and serving with the 2nd Rifle Brigade at El Alamein, in Egypt, when he swore revenge after his best mate was sliced in half when his truck took a hit from a German shell.
UAE investment company Global Sphere has signed a contract for its first tourism project in the Egypt's Al Alamein area.
In 1942, during World War II, the First Battle of El Alamein in Egypt ended in a draw as Allied forces stalled the progress of Axis invaders.
Design and implementation of 25 underground water wells to irrigate green areas at Marina El Alamein Tourist Center.
The date he's chosen next year is the anniversary of the battle of El Alamein, a familiar and desperate ploy.
El Alamein and the struggle for North Africa; international perspectives from the twenty-first century.
He recalls fighter sweeps over El Alamein, Egypt and Tunisia, actions that helped the Allies declare victory in the North African campaign on May 13, 1943.
City defender Stan and legendary war hero Field Marshall Viscount Montgomery of Alamein got together after the Cardiff v Charlton match.
Dans ce meme contexte, la nouvelle ville d'Al Alamein au Littoral Nord verra la construction d'un mega centre urbain sur une superficie de 26 000 feddans (terrains deja demines par les Forces Armees).
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