Kōrero: Second World War

El Alamein

This film clip shows some of the conditions in the fighting around El Alamein between June and November 1942. The commentary expresses the pride New Zealanders felt in their fighting men's contribution to turning back Rommel's counter-offensive. The two hard-fought victories by the allies at El Alamein were the crucial turning point in the North African war.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 64. National Film Unit, 1942

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian McGibbon, 'Second World War - North African campaign', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/34568/el-alamein (accessed 24 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Ian McGibbon, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 10 May 2016