Created by Tom Horn on 20 Aug 2010, Last Update on 20 Aug 2010

Alam el Halfa - 30 Aug 1942

The last major Axis offensive of the Western Desert campaign, Rommel had planned to defeat the British Eighth Army before Allied reinforcements made an Axis victory in Africa impossible. Rommel's attack failed and he was forced to withdraw.

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Tags : Germany,Italy,Britain,New Zealand,Land,Africa,Combat

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