Battles Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia

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List of Australia battles in the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Mediterranean Theatre of World War II involving the Australia is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these Mediterranean Theatre of World War II battles that involved Mediterranean Theatre of World War II you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Anglo-Iraqi War is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
Anglo-Iraqi War Iraq - The Anglo–Iraqi War was the British campaign against the rebel government of Rashid Ali in the Kingdom of Iraq during the Second World War. Operations lasted from 2 to 31 May 1941. The campaign ...more

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Battle of Calabria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
Battle of Calabria Mediterranean Sea - The Battle of Calabria, was a naval battle during the Battle of the Mediterranean in World War II. It was fought between the Italian Royal Navy and the British Royal Navy and the Royal ...more

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Battle of Crete is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
Battle of Crete Crete, Greece - The Battle of Crete was a battle fought during World War II on the Greek island of Crete. It began on the morning of 20 May 1941, when Nazi Germany launched an airborne invasion of Crete under ...more

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Battle of Dakar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
Battle of Dakar French West Africa - The Battle of Dakar, also known as Operation Menace, was an unsuccessful attempt in September 1940 by the Allies to capture the strategic port of Dakar in French West Africa. It was hoped that ...more

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Battle of the Espero Convoy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
Battle of the Espero Convoy Mediterranean Sea - The Battle of the Espero Convoy was the first Second World War surface engagement between Italian and Allied warships. It took place southwest of Crete on 28 June 1940, after a force of seven ...more

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First Battle of El Alamein is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
First Battle of El Alamein El Alamein, Egypt - The First Battle of El Alamein was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, fought on the northern coast of Egypt between Axis forces of the Panzer Army Africa commanded ...more

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First Battle of Sirte is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
First Battle of Sirte Mediterranean Sea - The First Battle of Sirte was fought between the British Royal Navy and the Regia Marina during the Mediterranean campaign of the Second World War. The engagement took place on 17 December 1941, ...more

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North African Campaign is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
North African Campaign Italian Libya - During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943. It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts and in ...more

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Operation Brevity is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
Operation Brevity Egypt - Operation Brevity was a limited offensive conducted in mid-May 1941, during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. Conceived by the commander-in-chief of the British Middle East ...more

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Operation Compass is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
Operation Compass Matrouh Governorate, Egypt - Operation Compass was the first big Allied military operation of the Western Desert Campaign during World War II. British and other Commonwealth forces attacked Italian forces in western Egypt ...more

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Second Battle of El Alamein is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
Second Battle of El Alamein El Alamein, Egypt - The Second Battle of El Alamein took place near the Egyptian coastal city of El Alamein. With the Allies victorious, it marked a major turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of the Second ...more

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Siege of Malta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
Siege of Malta Malta - The Siege of Malta was a military campaign in the Mediterranean Theatre of the Second World War. From 1940–42, the fight for the control of the strategically important island of Malta pitted the ...more

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Syria–Lebanon Campaign is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
Syria–Lebanon Campaign Lebanon - The Syria–Lebanon campaign, also known as Operation Exporter, was the Allied invasion of Vichy French-controlled Syria and Lebanon in June–July 1941, during World War II. Time magazine referred ...more

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French West Africa in World Wa... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Mediterranean Theatre Of World War II Battles Involving the Australia
French West Africa in World War II French West Africa - In World War II, French West Africa was not the scene of major fighting. Only one large-scale action took place there: the Battle of Dakar. The region remained under the control of Vichy France ...more