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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 6-pounder anti-tank gun was developed and produced in Great Britain during World War II. The first 6-pdr anti-tank guns saw service with the British 8th Army in North Africa in the summer of...read more

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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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The Tank, Cruiser, Mk VI or A15 Crusader was one of the primary British cruiser tanks of the early part Second World Warand perhaps the most important British tank of the North African Campaign. The Crusader's mobility made it a favourite of British tank crews and once upgraded with the ...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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Depuis septembre 1940, le continent africain est le lieu de combats acharnés entre Italiens et Britanniques. L'Italie, présente en Libye, n'a de cesse de conquérir l'Égypte, alors sous contrôle de la Grande-Bretagne. Écrasés par les forces britanniques, les Italiens reçoivent le renfort des...read more

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Analysts continue to assess the data from Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm as a means of improving the military's ability to function efficiently in desert terrain. The information gleaned from this effort will enhance the already considerable body of knowledge on the subject derived...read more

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The German 88 mm Flak gun was one of the most famous and feared weapons of the Second World War. Known by its various types as the 8.8 cm Flak 18, 36 or 37, it was designed as an anti-aircraft gun (“Flak” is a contraction of Flugabwehrkanone, meaning “antiaircraft gun”); but it also performed...read more

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Me Bf 109 and Bf 110 - Rarer Desert Variants with the German Afrika Korps

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