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Artillery fire at El Alamein


Explosions from Allied artillery fire light up the horizon at El Alamein, October 1942. This photograph was taken from a ridge in front of 5th (NZ) Brigade Headquarters.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DA-09697
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