Ruweisat Ridge

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Howard Kippenberger - Second World War - North Africa - El Alamein
... led the 5th Brigade in what would be known as the Battle of Ruweisat Ridge ... Ruweisat Ridge was held by the enemy and was in the centre of the El Alamein line, dominating the surrounding area ... Fourth Brigade was to take the western end of the ridge and the 5th Indian Brigade the eastern end ...
Dudley Russell - World War II - North Africa
... to 5th Indian Division and during mid July fought in the Battles of Ruweisat Ridge, part of series of engagements now called the First Battle of El Alamein ... The brigade continued to hold positions on or near the Ruweisat Ridge up to November and the Second Battle of El Alamein ... initial role in the battle was to make diversionary displays from Ruweisat Ridge while the main offensive went in to the north ...
First Battle Of El Alamein - Battle - Second Battle of Ruweisat Ridge (El Mreir)
... Infantry 161st Brigade to attack along Ruweisat ridge to take Deir el Shein, while the New Zealand 6th Brigade attacked from south of the ridge to the El Mreir depression ... On the left, the initial attempt to clear the western end of Ruweisat failed but at 0800 a renewed attack by the reserve battalion succeeded ... Gott ordered 5th Indian Infantry Division to execute a night attack to capture the western half of Ruweisat ridge and Deir el Shein ...
25 Motorised Division Bologna - The Alamein Battles
... Regiment attacked several Indian, South African and New Zealand units on Ruweisat Ridge, and managed to capture Point 211, but the attackers was later driven back by counterattack.Cyril Falls, a noted military ... In the first attack on Ruweisat Ridge, during the Second Battle of Alamein, the Bologna Division supported by two battalions of the German Ramcke Parachute Brigade achieved some success ...
Battle Of Alam El Halfa - The Allied Defences
... In the northern sector (from just south of Ruweisat ridge to the coast), XXX Corps—under LGen William Ramsden and composed of the 9th Australian Division ... to a 5 mi (8.0 km) section of front south of the Ruweisat ridge ... positions when they swung north and approached the Alam El Halfa ridge, well in the rear of the 8th Army′s front ...

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