A view from the Egyptian base area
14th July 1942: Despite halting Rommel's latest attack, the morale of the British Army in Egypt is uncertain
The British Middle East HQ in Cairo, Egypt had seen some unseemly scenes during the recent German offensive. Fears that Rommel might break through as far as Cairo had seen staff officers frantically burning confidential papers. The Middle East Commander in Chief, Auchinleck had had to take d…
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