Created by Tom Horn on 29 Jun 2010, Last Update on 29 Jun 2010

First El Alamein - 1 Jul 1942

British and commonwealth troops, following the retreat after Gazala, halt the Axis advance on Alexandria. This tactically inconclusive battle had a profound strategic affect on the Axis forces' ability to wage war.

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Tags : Germany,Italy,Australia,Britain,India,South Africa,New Zealand,Land,Africa,Combat

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