Definition of Battle of El Alamein

1. Noun. A pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel.

Exact synonyms: Al Alamayn, El Alamein
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Second World War, World War 2, World War Ii
Geographical relationships: Arab Republic Of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic

Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of El Alamein

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Battenberg cakes
Battey bacillus
Battle Born State
Battle of Alberta
Battle of Britain
Battle of Bull Run
Battle of El Alamein (current term)
Battle of Flodden Field
Battle of Fontenoy
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Granicus River
Battle of Guadalcanal
Battle of Jena
Battle of Kerbala
Battle of Lake Trasimenus
Battle of Lepanto
Battle of Little Bighorn
Battle of Magenta
Battle of Maldon
Battle of Midway

Literary usage of Battle of El Alamein

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Eagles of the RAF: The World War II Eagle Squadrons by Philip D. Caine (1994)
"... and problems were compounded by the continual movement of the battle lines after the October offensive that became known as the Battle of El Alamein. ..."

2. Egypt's Bid for Arab Leadership: Implications for U.S. Policy by Gregory L. Aftandilian (1993)
"Another caption tells viewers that Egypt did not take part in the battle of El Alamein because the British prevented Egypt from having anything more than a ..."

3. Aerial Interdiction: Air Power and the Land Battle in Three American Wars by Mark (1995)
"When all went according to plan, as it did at the second battle of El Alamein (October 1942), the German army was not only stripped of its air cover but ..."

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