The War Illustrated No 132 Vol 6 July 10th 1942

In the Libyan Inferno RoundAbout Acroma British supply column being bombed near Acroma. Here a single British tank division gal­lantly resisted two Ger­man armoured divisions, supported by a motorized division, for a whole day cefore they were com­pelled to retire. Right, running into an ambush this enemy vehicle was caught by our gunners. The crew leapt out and put up their hands. |Beneath, British soldier displays the Swastika flag [behind a captured Nazi. South African Mortar Section inaction in the Western Desert. The South Africans, under Major-General Pienaar, were ordered by General Ritchie to withdraw from Gazala on June 13. Undercover of the 50th Division the daring manoeuvre was carried out, and the South Africans suffered only six casualties. Beneath, C-R.A.M. stretcher-bearers and i medical officer on their |errand of succour. Photos, British Official
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