North Africa Campaign 1940 - 1943

The North African campaign of the Second World War took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943. It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts (Western Desert Campaign, also known as the Desert War) and in Morocco and Algeria (Operation Torch), as well as Tunisia (Tunisia Campaign).

The campaign was fought between the Allies and the Axis Powers. The Allied war effort was dominated by the British Commonwealth and exiles from German-occupied Europe. The United States officially entered the war in December 1941 and began direct military assistance in North Africa on 11 May 1942.

Browse Africa Gazala 1942
Africa Gazala 1942
Browse Africa El Alamein 1942
Africa El Alamein 1942
Browse Battle of Tunisia Nov 42 - May 43
Battle of Tunisia Nov 42 - May 43