Battles of El Alamein

The First Battle of El Alamein was fought in Egypt in July of 1942 as part of World War II. Though this battle ended in stalemate, it stalled the advance of the Axis Powers in Egypt and led to the Second Battle of El Alamein, which was fought in October and November of 1942. The Second Battle ended in victory for the Allies, and it was a major turning point in World War II.