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Desert Fox: The first ridge

On 1 July 1942, Gen. Erwin Rommel was at the end of a tenuous supply line with a battle-fatigued army which had nonetheless just chased the Allies out of their last defensive position in western Egypt. The next Allied position was hastily constructed at El Alamein, a remote railway station 150 miles from Cairo. Rommel […]