Military A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces

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List of Free French Forces 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 Free French Forces 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.

List ranges from Second Battle of El Alamein to North African Campaign, plus much more.

This list answers the question, "What Mediterranean Theatre of World War II battles was Free French Forces involved in?"

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Battle of Bir Hakeim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
Battle of Bir Hakeim Libya - Bir Hakeim is an oasis in the Libyan desert and the site of a former Ottoman Empire fort. During the Battle of Gazala, the 1st Free French Brigade of Général de brigade Marie ...more

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Battle of Dakar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
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 Gabon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
Battle of Gabon French Equatorial Africa - The Battle of Gabon or the Battle of Libreville was part of the fighting in French West Africa that occurred in November 1940 as part of World War II. The battle resulted in the Free French ...more

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Battle of Kufra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
Battle of Kufra Kufra, Libya - The Capture of Kufra/Prise de Koufra was part of the World War II Allies Western Desert Campaign in the colony of Italian Libya, in the Libyan Desert of present day southeastern Libya. The ...more

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Italian invasion of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
Italian invasion of Egypt Egypt - The Italian invasion of Egypt was an Italian offensive against British, Commonwealth and Free French forces during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. The goal of an offensive ...more

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North African Campaign is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
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 Compass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
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) 8 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
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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Syria–Lebanon Campaign is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
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) 10 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
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

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Western Desert Campaign is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list A List of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II Battles Involving Free French Forces
Western Desert Campaign Libyan Desert - The Western Desert Campaign or the Desert War, took place in the Western Desert of Egypt and Libya and was a theatre in the North African Campaign during the Second World War. The campaign began ...more