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New Zealand troops enter Tripoli

After the Allies' breakthrough at El Alamein in October 1942 the New Zealand Division helps pursue retreating German-Italian forces along the Libyan coast. On 23 January 1943 the New Zealanders were the first Commonwealth troops to enter the city of Tripoli.

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Archives New Zealand
Reference: Weekly Review No. 81 – part 3

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