Genealogy Projects tagged with North African Campaign on the Geni Family Tree

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  • WWII 2 Squadron SAAF pilots in the Ethiopian campaign 1941

    2 Squadron SAAF pilots in the WWII Ethiopian campaign against the Italians in 1941. Standing (left to right): Jack L. Phillips Lieutnant; Adrian M. Colenbrander (killed November 13, 1942) John S. R. Wells Douglas D. Pannell (killed September 5, 1941) Flight Lieutenant Robert S. Blake HE Captain Featherstone (Warrant) Major St.Elmo Truter (OC, killed August 21, 1941) Lieutn...

  • World War II - North African Campaign

    CAMPAIGN OVERVIEW During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943. It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts (Western Desert Campaign, also known as the Desert War) and in Morocco and Algeria (Operation Torch) and Tunisia (Tunisia Campaign). The campaign was fought between the Allies and Axis powers, m...