Military A List of the North African campaign Battles Involving Free French Forces

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List of Free French Forces battles in the North African campaign, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in North African campaign 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 North African campaign battles that involved North African campaign you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Battle of Bir Hakeim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list A List of the North African campaign Battles Involving Free French Forces
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 Kufra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list A List of the North African campaign Battles Involving Free French Forces
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) 3 on the list A List of the North African campaign Battles Involving Free French Forces
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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Battle of Medenine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list A List of the North African campaign Battles Involving Free French Forces
Medenine, Tunisia - The Battle of Medenine, also known as Operation Capri, was a German counter-attack at Medenine, Tunisia, intended to disrupt and delay the British Eighth Army's attack on the Mareth Line. The ...more

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Operation Compass is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list A List of the North African campaign Battles Involving Free French Forces
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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Operation Pugilist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list A List of the North African campaign Battles Involving Free French Forces
Tunisia - The Battle of the Mareth line or the Battle of Mareth was part of an Allied operation under General Bernard Montgomery in Tunisia during the Second World War, intended to assault the Mareth Line ...more

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Second Battle of El Alamein is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list A List of the North African campaign Battles Involving Free French Forces
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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Western Desert Campaign is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list A List of the North African campaign Battles Involving Free French Forces
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