Sunday, December 09, 2007


This Day in the History of Unfair Fights

On this day in 1940, the British forces in North Africa began an offensive, called Operation Compass, against Axis troops near Sidi Barrani west of Alexandria and were very, very successful through the Winter. Of course the Axis troops were Italians not Germans and the year-and-a-half long ass kicking the Tommies would receive from Field Marshall Rommel, with but a single division, was four months away.


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