Montgomery for the British and, in the winter of '42, Patton for the Americans. Prior to '42, there were Wavell and Auchinleck and Cunningham for the British. Montgomery took over at El Amein after the fall of Tobruck. Major-General Orlando Wardwas commander of the US 1st Armored Division, which first saw combat when it landed at Oran on November 10, 1942 and fought against a heavy Vichy-French force. General Patton was the corps commander over him.
One of the allied leaders, later on, was Montgomery. look to the BBC page to get more
In World War II, the North African campaign was a roughly three-year struggle between Axis and Allied forces for control of the North African portion of the Mediterranean Basin. With the help of Australian troops, among many others, Great Britain advanced from Egypt to meet up with American troops advancing from the west such that, in early 1943, North Africa was Allied-controlled.
Because north Africa had valuable resources
Canadian Field Marshal Harold Alexander who was also the Governor General of Canada. He led and fought in these battlesBattle of DunkirkNorth African CampaignBattle of TunisiaAllied invasion of Italy
What role did Dwight D. Eisenhower play in the North Africa campaign
During World War II, the armies involved in the North African campaign were basically two in number. On the one side, the Axis forces consisted of German and Italian troops. On the other side, the Allied forces initially consisted of British, Indian, Australian, New Zealand, and Free French troops (among others); then, in late 1942, American forces joined the campaign through the successful implementation of 'Operation Torch' in western North Africa.
Yes. Italy surrendered to Allied forces after being defeated and pushed out of North Africa. Sicily fell to Allied Commanders in Aug. 1943. Italy agreed to joins the allied forces in October of 1943.
A turning point in the North African campaign.
UK, US, Germany, Italy
The Suez Canal
The African campaign (operation scorch) was an attack on north Africa by the allied force of American and British forces to capture and put an end to Germany's Afrika Korps.
The was no one conflict called the "Battle of North Africa." However, there was a North African Campaign that took place between 1940-43. It included some 90+ major operations! Throughout this campaign, approximately 238,558 Allied (Allied here refers to the UK, British India, Australia, the US, and other British commonwealths) casualties and approximately 950,000 Axis (Italy, Nazi Germany, Vichy France) casualties.
In the North African campaign mostly. There was no one location where Allied Forces fought the Axis. North Africa, Greece, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, France, England, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, Russia, etc.
The North Africa campaign was the British and Americans against the Germans in North Africa. It was won by Britain and America.
General Erwin Rommel served German forces through both World War I and World War II. In World War II, his leadership of German and Italian forces in the North African campaign earned him the nickname 'Desert Fox'. He was considered to be an expert in desert warfare. However, he treated prisoners humanely and was respected by both Axis and Allied commanders.
19524859135616892165 slodies died in world war 2 in the north African war(desert war)
Assuming you refer to the North African campaign in WW2, it was Field Marshall Erwin Rommel.
The North African Campaign
Sir Arthur Coningham fought in both WW1 and WW2. The major battles he was involved in were:In WW1Gallipoli CampaignWestern FrontBattle of AmiensIn World War IINorth African CampaignWestern Desert CampaignFirst Battle of El AlameinSecond Battle of El AlameinItalian CampaignNorth-West Europe CampaignNormandy campaign
Gen Erwin Rommel was the leading German general in the North African campaign in WW2, and later one of the main German generals defending the coast of Normandy.Gen Erwin Rommel was the leading German general in the North African campaign in WW2, and later one of the main German generals defending the coast of Normandy.