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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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Rommel just escaped total defeat during Operation Crusader in 1941. After came the defeat in the Battle of Gazala and the fall of Tobruk in 1942. Finally, the allied victory in El Alamein at the end of 1942. You can watch a lot of tanks: Crusaders, Grants, Shermans... a lot of Allied and Axis...read more

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At the beginning of the "First Battle of Alamein", Rommel's DAK suffered an unexpected coup when they lost the signals intercept unit Nachrichten Fern Aufklarung Kompanie 621 (NFAK 621) which was commanded by the Hauptmann (Captain) Alfred...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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