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In 1943, during the Second World War, Anderson was an acting major in the 8th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's), in Tunisia. He had been promoted from "lieutenant (temporary captain)" in which rank he was awarded the DSO "in recognition of gallant and...read more

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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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 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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 HQ Comando Supremo) January 31, 2015
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According to Deirdre O'Brien, journalist from Mirror, it was one of the most dangerous and heroic missions developed during WWII. The order came directly from Winston Churchill. The person...read more

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Victory at Casablanca, Oran, and Algiers gave the United States Army and its British ally solid toeholds in the western Mediterranean Theater of Operations. But it offered no guarantee of easy access to Italy or southern Europe, or even to the eastern end of the Mediterranean, where the British...read more

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The Tunisia Campaign (Battle of Tunisia), November 17, 1942 – May 13, 1943:

  1. A tank-artillery team stands on alert. This kind of unit -- a 105mm. howitzer mounted on a half-track -- has proved a 'winning combination,' according to Army experts, in ground warfare in Tunisia.
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The 1st Armored Division has made American history. From Alriea through Ilaly, you have proven your right to be known as American soldiers. I know of no higher compliment one can pay you than to soy that you fought courageously and loyally as members of Ihe
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