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El Alamein, Battle of

El Alamein, Battle of   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002

a World War II battle in the Egyptian desert in late October 1942, between Allied forces under the British command of Field Marshall ...

El Alamein, Battle of

El Alamein, Battle of   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
a battle of the Second World War fought in 1942 at El Alamein in Egypt, 90 km (60 miles) west of Alexandria. The German Afrika Korps under Rommel was halted in its advance towards the Nile ... More

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