Diary August 30, 1942

German 105mm leFH18 field gun is shelling British positions

German 105mm leFH18 field gun is shelling British positions during the Battle of Alam Halfa.

World War One Diary for Sunday, August 30, 1942:

Africa

Alamein – BATTLE OF ALAM HALFA (August 30-September 4): Rommel attempts to outflank El Alamein ‘Line’, but his Panzers are starved of fuel and harassed repeatedly from the air. New Zealand troops counter-attack September 3-4. Rommel issues Order of the Day: ‘… reinforced by new divisions we will launch a new attack in order finally to destroy the enemy.’

Occupied Territories

Luxemburg: Grand Duchy of Luxemburg annexed to German Reich.

Call of War
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