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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
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Published byEvening Standard
Date21 Jan 1943
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptRommel Last grains of Musso's Empire
Person DepictedRommel; Erwin (1891-1944)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
NotesNews: January 21; ... North Africa: the Eighth
Army advanced W. of Homs and reached El-Azziza, 25 miles S. of Tripoli, where Italian armoured
rearguards were overcome. Feverish demolition work was observed in Tripoli, apparently as the
prelude to enemy evacuation: Cairo and Radio-Maroc both reported that British troops had entered
the city's suburbs. In extensive air operations the R.A.F. bombed Tripoli harbour, Castel Benito,
enemy transport on the coastal road as far W. as Ben Gardane in Tunisia, shipping off the
Tunisian coast, and targets in Sicily, shooting down 3 German bombers and 3 fighters for loss of
6 planes. Ahead of the main forces but well S. of the coastal road, British and Fighting French
mobile columns were racing W. in an effort to cut off Afrikakorps columns making for Tunisia. ...
[Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5569]
Subjectshourglasses
Germany
Italy
sand
foreign policy
Armed forces
Defeat
Time
World War 1939-1945
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