Battle of El Alamein

There were two battles of El Alamein, both of them during 1942. The Battles occurred in Egypt in and around an area named after a railway stop called El Alamein at coord|30|49|20.89|N|28|57|15.51|E|type:landmark|display=inline,title.

* First Battle of El Alamein - 1-27 July 1942
* Second Battle of El Alamein - 23 October-4 November 1942


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