Rommel attacks again in the desert
21st January 1942: The see-saw war in North Africa continues - as German forces seek to reverse recent British successes
On the map the British lines in North Africa looked much better following the success of Operation Crusader, when they had relieved Tobruk and forced the Afrika Korps into a long retreat. At the end of 1941 the British believed that had retaken sufficien…
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