Alamein

Alamein can refer to:

  • El Alamein, a town in Egypt
  • First and Second Battle of El Alamein, during World War II
  • Alamein railway line, Melbourne, Australia
    • Alamein railway station on the line
  • HMS Alamein, a destroyer of the Royal Navy

Other articles related to "alamein":

El Alamein Fountain - War Memorial
... The Australian 9th Division fought in both battles of El Alamein during the Second World War ... The El Alamein fountain commemorates the Australian army's roles in the North Africa campaign in general, and the two El Alamein battles in particular ...
Alamein Railway Station
... Alamein is a railway station on the Alamein line in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia ... It is located between Ashburn Grove and Laurel Street in the suburb of Ashburton and is the terminus of the line ...
Enham Alamein - Etymology and History - Alamein
... In World War II many of the injured from the Battle of El Alamein were brought back to the UK and to the recovery centre in Knight's Enham ... In thankfulness for this the component "Alamein" was appended to the village's name ... In Enham Alamein there is still a charity, Enham, that provides work for disabled members of the community as well as services to enable disabled people ...
Timeline Of World War II (1942) - July 1942
... 1 First Battle of El Alamein begins as Rommel begins first assault on British defences Sevastopol falls to the Germans the end of Red Army resistance in the Crimea. 11 Rommel's forces are now stalemated before El Alamein, largely because of a lack of ammunition. 15 The only action around El Alamein is light skirmishing ...
Paracadutisti - The Divisions - Folgore
... in ground combat operations in North Africa from July 1942 until its destruction at El Alamein ... At El Alamein, as part of the German-Italian Panzer Army the Folgore was to the south ... The heroic behavior of the Folgore Division during the Second battle of El Alamein in resisting the attacks of six British divisions (two armored and four infantry) inspired the respect ...

Famous quotes containing the word alamein:

    This sort of thing may be tolerated by the French—but we are British, thank God.
    Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery Of Alamein Montgomery (1887–1976)