One of the key turning points of the Second World War when Britain prevented German access to the oil reserves of the Middle East and began to reverse a long series of German victories.
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Editors. "Battle of El Alamein". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1394, accessed 02 March 2015.]