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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Alf served in the Eighth Army in North Africa, fighting in the Halfaya Pass and at the Battle of El-Alamein in Egypt, before being transferred to Italy.
And just like the Arab people have to obey whoever manages to reach the presidential palace inadvertently, and deal with him as though he is the family's elder - as per the expression of President Anwar al-Sadat - they must equally endorse the statements of a 90-year old man because he covered the Battle of El-Alamein during World War II, and was the advisor of another immortal leader (another patriarch), i.