Rommel's last throw of the dice
30th August 1942: The Germans attack for the last time in North Africa, in what becomes known as the battle of Alam el Halfa
In the desert Erwin Rommel had been desperately trying to build up his forces for one last attack on the British lines and a breakthrough to Alexandria and the Suez canal. He was not a well man, his fellow officers were very concerned abo…
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