Battle of El Alamein


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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