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Timeline Event:

Nov 18, 1941

The British 8th Army launches it's first counteroffensive in North Africa (Operation Crusader). 7 British divisions go up against 3 German and 7 Italian divisions. Axis tank strength was roughly half that of the Allies but the German tanks were superior quality.

Theater:  North Africa

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-11-01

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