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Apr 11, 2013

Veteran accounts of the key battle which led to victory in North Africa, Second World War

Wadi Akarit - World War Two's own Charge of the Light Brigade! 

"A patrol went out that night. Lance Corporal Joe Ryder of Spennymoor went with them. He was a long-term member of 2 Platoon and told us afterwards how they had penetrated the enemy positions and, encountering an enemy patrol, had lain doggo. A member of the enemy patrol had put a foot on Joe's hand as he lay there ..."
Brian Moss, Sergeant, 233 Field Company, Royal Engineers

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