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Battle for Egypt, the summer of 1942.

J L Scoullar

Battle for Egypt, the summer of 1942.

by J L Scoullar

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Published by War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs in Wellington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, North.,
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • New Zealand. Army. Division, 2nd.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [391]

      SeriesOfficial history of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-1945, New Zealand in the Second World War; official history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD766.82 .S37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 400 p.
      Number of Pages400
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6205103M
      LC Control Number56018662
      OCLC/WorldCa2999615

      Starting with the Italian invasion of Egypt in September , war flowed back and forth across the North African deserts for 18 months. The summer of found the Axis and Allied armies facing one another west of Tobruk, where the Commonwealth forces had dug in behind extensive minefields. THE BATTLE OF STALINGRADThe Germans had been fighting in the Soviet Union since June In November , the bitter cold had stopped them in their tracks outside the Soviet cities of Moscow and Leningrad. When spring came, the German tanks were ready to roll. In the summer of , the Germans took the offensive in the southern Soviet Union.

      Historical events from year Learn about famous, scandalous and important events that happened in or search by date or keyword. The battle was fought from August to February of This was the decisive battle of World War II because it ended the German offensive as well as destroying much of the German armies. Though the early stages of World War II focused on Western Europe, Hitler .

      Despite the slightly improved position in the Pacific, the late summer of was perhaps the darkest period of the war for the Allies. In North Africa, the Axis forces under Field Marshal Rommel were sweeping into Egypt; in Russia, they had penetrated the Caucasus and launched a gigantic offensive against Stalingrad (see Volgograd).   As the Germans advanced towards Stalingrad in the Summer of , the war came to the locals of the city and evacuation was slow to the speed of the Wehrmacht’s advancement. Because the city bore Stalin’s name it was of a high importance for the morale of the Soviet forces to hold it. Support the cartoons on patreon.


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(Author) NEW ZEALAND. Battle for Egypt: The Summer of Author: J.L. Scoullar Synopsis: Experiences of 2 New Zealand Division during its sojourn in Syria in early and its services in Egypt during the crisis of.

Throughout World War II Egypt was ruled by King Farouk I, who had ascended the throne in and would remain in power until During the hardships of the war, criticism was leveled at Farouk for his lavish lifestyle.

His decision to keep all the lights burning at his palace in Alexandria, during a time when the city was under blackout in fear of an Italian bombing, particularly angered some.

The Battle for Egypt: The Summer of The Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, – Wellington: Historical Publications Branch. OCLC ; Stewart, Adrian (). The Early Battles of Eighth Army: 'Crusader' to the Alamein Line – London: Greenhill Books.

ISBN Scoullar, Lt.-Col. J.L. Kippenberger, Howard. red. The Battle for Egypt: The Summer of The Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War – Wellington: Historical Publications Branch. The battle of Gazala (26 May June ) was Rommel's most impressive victory in North Africa, and saw him force the British to abandon the defences of the Gazala Line and retreat back towards the Egyptian frontier.

In the aftermath of the battle he was also able to capture Tobruk, which had held out for eight months inbut fell after the first serious attack in The Battle for Egypt: The Summer of The Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, – (online).

Wellington: Historical Publications Branch. OCLC ; Stewart, Adrian (). The Early Battles of Eighth Army: 'Crusader' to the Alamein Line – Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Leo Cooper. Battles of El-Alamein, (1–27 July23 October—11 November ), World War II events.

After the First Battle of El-Alamein, Egypt ( miles west of Cairo), ended in a stalemate, the second one was decisive. It marked the beginning of the end for the Axis in.

The Afrika Korps or German Africa Corps (German: Deutsches Afrikakorps, DAK listen (help info)) was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North African Campaign of World War sent as a holding force to shore up the Italian defense of their African colonies, the formation fought on in Africa, under various appellations, from March until its surrender in May The battle of Alam Halfa (31 August-7 September ) was Rommel's last offensive in Egypt, and Montgomery's first victory after taking command of the Eighth Army, and was a British victory that removed any chance of Rommel reaching Alexandria or the Suez Canal.

The summer had begun well for Rommel. He had defeated the Eighth Army at the battle of Gazala (26 May June ), and. The Battle for Egypt book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In a series of riveting dispatches, Cairo native Yasmine El Ras /5(3).

From late into earlyWorld War II in the Pacific included: During the summer ofthe United States attempted to restrain Japanese expansion by: Inthe Battle of Britain: saw the British turn back a massive German air attack and force Germany to postpone its invasion plans.

Second Battle of El Alamein. Fought near the western frontier of Egypt between 23 October and 4 NovemberEl Alamein was the climax and turning point of the North African campaign of World War Two ().

The Axis army of Italy and Germany suffered a decisive defeat by the British Eighth Army. The days of dread (Hebrew: מאתיים ימי חרדה ‎; matayim yamei kharada) was a period of days in the history of the Yishuv in British Palestine, from the spring of to Novemberwhen the German Afrika Korps under the command of General Erwin Rommel was heading east toward the Suez Canal and Palestine.

Battle of El Alamein. The British stopped General Rommel’s drive for Egypt in the summer of at Ruweisat, near Alamein, and General Montgomery launched his great counter-offensive at Alamein on October. This planning map provides a wealth of information, showing the Axis (Italian and German) defensive positions and British defence and logistical organisation, as well as British.

World War II - World War II - Libya and Egypt, autumn –summer In the Western Desert, a major offensive against Rommel’s front was undertaken on Novemby the British 8th Army, commanded by Cunningham under the command in chief of Wavell’s successor in the Middle East, General Sir Claude Auchinleck.

The offensive was routed.A battle is developing in the Egyptian desert which may well be the beginning of a major offensive to take Alexandria and the Nile Valley.

At one point Rommel's troops have driven their tanks nine.OnGerman and Italian troops launched another offensive, Operation “Venezia,” that enabled them to encircle Tobruk and drive Allied forces back to the Egyptian border.

Tobruk fell on J and Rommel's forces pursued the British into Egypt. During the course of Julythe British halted the Axis armies at El Alamein.