El Alamein

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El Alamein Village in n Egypt. In October 1942, the British 8th Army, led by General Montgomery, launched a successful attack on Axis forces here, and eventually drove them back to Tunisia. The battle was a turning point in the North Africa campaign of World War II.


Alamein, El

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Alamein, El See El Alamein