Battle of El Alamein

July 1-27, 1942

The battle In July 1-27, 1942 the Axis(Germany) lead by Rommel and the Allies(Great Britain) lead by Auchinleck was The Battle of El Alamein. Right after the battle of Gazala the axis tried to hold down the border of Egypt to hold their defensive plan. The Allies forced the Axis back and won the Battle of El Alamein. This was a big turning point in the war for the allies because this is when they started to win.

-13,500 casulities, 10,000 Germen casulities alone -Big turning point for the Allies -The axis defensive plan did not work