This Flak 36 88mm gun is on display at Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Without a doubt the most deadly and effective combined anti-aircraft and anti-tank weapon of World War II. 

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From 1941 German transporters were employed in the supply of North Africa and from the second half of 1941 German sea forces took part in the fighting itself. At this time, Paul Meixner, Kriegsmarine’s Korvettenkapitän, was the German harbor commander at Tripoli...read more

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Major Wilhelm Georg Bach was one of the most unusual characters in the Africa Korps - DAK, who led the defense of the Halfaya Pass. Rommel gave him the responsibility for holding it. Bach was one of the most colorful and beloved characters in the whole of the Africa...read more

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Formerly of the 4th Royal Tank Regiment, this Matilda II was captured at Halfaya pass in May 1941, and returned to service against its former masters by the 8th Panzer Regiment of the 15th Panzer Division.

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The Tunisia Campaign was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African Campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces. 

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The Afrika Korps was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North African Campaign of World War II. First sent as a holding force to shore up the Italian defense of their African colonies, the formation fought on in Africa, under various appellations, from March 1941 until its...read more

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With over 1,000 Allied tanks lining up against their 547 Axis counterparts, World War Two’s Second Battle of El Alamein saw the Germans effectively lose their battle for possession of Egypt and the much-prized Suez Canal. After the First Battle of El Alamein had...read more

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Contiene las bibliografías y notas de:

- “La Blitzkrieg de Rommel. Análisis de un mito” por Dennis Showalter (Colorado College)

- “Las fuerzas de tierra alemanas en el norte de África (1941-1943)” por Adrian Wettstein (Miläk-ETH Zürich)

- “La logística del Eje en...read more

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The battle for North Africa, which raged from 1940 to 1943, is best remembered today by many as a war that was fought entirely by mechanized armies arrayed against one another in the open Saharan desert. However false, the popular image that seized the imaginations of thousands of people who...read more

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