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 Lieutenant) February 10, 2015
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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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In April and May 1941, the previously successful blitzkrieg tactics of the German Army met defeat by the outnumbered Australian forces of the 9th Division at Tobruk. The Australian infantry achieved victory through a successful all-around defense against tank attacks in force. By employing all...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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This bulletin has l)been l pl)ared from first-hand rleports on German methods of warfare as ellcollntered in lbi)va; many of thi docilllellts are
British in origin, but some of the more importanlt are verl)atiml reprints of captured German orders. The bulletin will serve a dual purl)ose: (...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 08, 2014
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When the German General, Erwin Rommel, landed in Libya during the Second World War he found a strange land almost devoid of life. The majority of the population lived in small towns along the coast where the land was green and rich but where just a few miles inland, the burning desert reigned...read more

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... Advancing west along the Libyan coast, the 6th Australian Division captured Tobruk from the Italians on 21-22 January 1941 and the town became a garrison for the Australian and British forces. In early March, one of Hitler's best generals, Erwin Rommel with his Afrika Korps, came to the aid...read more

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