INDIAN ARMY IN SECOND WORLD WAR :- DEFEATS GERMAN GENERAL ROMMEL THEN TAKES PART IN CAPTURE OF ITALY

The First Battle of El Alamein had stalled the Axis advance. Thereafter, Lieutenant-General Bernard Montgomery took command of the British Eighth Army from General Claude Auchinleck in August 1942.The Second Battle of El Alamein marked a major turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. The battle lasted from 23 October to 5 November 1942
The Allied victory turned the tide in the North African Campaign. It ended Axis hopes of occupying Egypt, taking control of the Suez Canal, and gaining access to the Middle Eastern oil fields.
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INDIAN AND ENGLISH SOLDIERS, FIGHTING GERMANS, AT EL ALAMEIN NORTH AFRICA

Rommel in North Africa with his signature trench coat and field glasses, circa mid-1941
GERMAN GENERAL ROMMEL WHO WAS DEFEATED

Many Indians fought in the British army during WW2. Here a group of Indian Sikh soldiers examine a captured German tank


The scene is the African desert. A British desert patrol prepares to leave

Meanwhile a German patrol too leaves for the desert