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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The Battle of El Alamein was a significant battle of the Second World War, and marked the peak of the North African campaign between the forces of the British Empire and the GermanItalian army.
Caption: ABOVE: Bill Gwynne and Gordon Wilson, British Desert Air Force, pose on a Supermarine Spitfire during the Battle of El Alamein in 1942.
Christopher Sandford's laudatory biographical article on Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery ("The Soldier's Soldier," Biography, October) concentrated mainly on Montgomery's victory at the Second Battle of El Alamein.
They pushed the British back into Egypt but were stopped at the First Battle of El Alamein (July 1-27, 1942) and then defeated at the Second Battle of El Alamein (Oct.
Their futures were decided by the battle of El Alamein.
The Second Battle of El Alamein (the first one occurred in July 1942 and ended in a stalemate) took place over three weeks at the end of October of that year.
95) belongs in any World War II collection and tells of the battle of El Alamein in 1942, which was a turning point of the war.
No stranger to danger during his military service under General Montgomery, Alex's first taste of action was in the well documented Battle of El Alamein.
Those words were famously uttered by Winston Churchill in November 1942, after the Western Allies' crucial victory in the Second Battle of El Alamein, which was hailed as a major turning point in the Western Desert campaign of World War II.
I lost my friend and schoolmate in the battle of El Alamein [Egypt]," Demetriou said.
The battledress is a firm reminder of the Fusilier's roots and his role in leading a dispirited and defeated force to victory over the Germans and Italians at the Battle of El Alamein in 1942.
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery commanded Allied forces at the Battle of El Alamein in Egypt in 1942, a turning point in World War II.
The Battle of El Alamein has attracted the recent attention of a number of military writers from the British Commonwealth.
The Last Man Standing: Herb Ashby and the Battle of El Alamein, Allen & Unwin, ISBN: 9781741149890, paperback, 248 p.
Maskelyne's war culminated in the brilliant deception plan that won the Battle of El Alamein.