50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division - North Africa

North Africa

In April 1941 the Division was dispatched to the Middle East first via Cyprus, Iraq, Syria, Egypt and then into Libya as part of XIII Corps in the British Eighth Army, which was one of the best-known formations in the Second World War.

In 1942, Rommel's Afrika Korps broke through the Allied defensive line at Gazala and the Eighth Army ordered them to abandon their positions.

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