A British infantryman advancing with fixed-bayonet, El Alamein, 1942
Photograph, World War Two, North Africa (1940-1943), 1942.
At the Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October-4 November 1942) Allied forces in Egypt under the command of Lieutenant-General Bernard Montgomery broke the Axis lines and forced them into a retreat that pushed them all the way back to Tunisia.
One of seven official photographic prints relating to the Second Battle of El Alamein 1942.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection