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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

NAM. 2005-05-25-1


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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