Battle of El Alamein

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Noun1.Battle of El Alamein - a pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under RommelBattle of El Alamein - a pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
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He initially fought in North Africa, along with other Cypriots, in the famous battles of El Alamein and Tobruk, but was captured a year later in Greece by the Nazis.
7th Batt Scotland "Fightin Division the wor Famo of EE Famously, the unit's soldiers saw off Hitler's greatest general Erwin Rommel at the battles of El Alamein and Wadi Akarit.
The significance of 33 is that it is half of 66, and it has been 66 years since the battles of El Alamein.