First Battle of El Alamein, 1942

The First Battle of El Alamein (1–27 July 1942) was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, fought on the northern coast of Egypt between Axis forces (Germany and Italy) of the Panzer Army Africa and Allied forces (Britain, British India, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand) of the British Eighth Army.

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