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On location with BHTV: Tom Dormer and Tim Saunders during filming in Poitiers for the new Pen and Sword/BHTV DVD, Operation Bulbasket. The heroic but tragic tale of B Sqn of 1 SAS's operations behind enemy lines in the Vienne region of France in June and July 1944.
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Dates in History
Second Battle of El Alamein
23rd October 1942
At El Alamein in northern Egypt, the British Eighth Army under Field Marshal Montgomery begin a critical offensive to expel the Axis armies from Egypt, never to return.
(Hardback - 240 pages)
by Philip Warner
In July 1942, German and Italian forces seemed to be at the point of sweeping away the remainder of British resistance in the Middle East and triumphantly overrunning Egypt. If this had happened, the disaster for the Allies would have been irretrievable. Instead, Rommel's victorious army was checked on the…
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