The Battle of North Africa

10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943

Battle of North Africa

This battle that took place in the second world war. Fighting in North Africa started with the Italians declaration of war on June 10 1940. The French, Libya and a lot more country want land in Africa. The first Country to declare war on North Africa was Italy. The battle began on June 10 1940. The battle lasted for 2 years 11 months and 3 days. Italians invaded into Egypt and then invaded the capture of Sidi Barrani in September 1940. Over 130,000 were taken prisoners in this war. After fighting for two year an a half in Africa they finely gave up and then starting going back home.