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El Agheila


El Agheila is a coastal city at the bottom of the Gulf of Sidra in far western Cyrenaica, Libya. In 1988 it was placed in Ajdabiya District; between 1995 and 2001 the district name is not known; however, it was again placed into Ajdabiya District in 2001. In 2007, El Agheila was placed within the enlarged Al Wahat District.

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Google previewAt Rommel's Side (2009)

The Lost Letters of Hans Joachim Schraepler by Hans Albrect Schraepler

El Agheila is a sad place, perhaps six simple Arab huts, two wells, a castle, some kind of a fortress of a very primitive construction, situated on a hill, an airfield without installations. That is all. Otherwise, we still find in the area remnants of the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of World War II (2013)

The War against Germany and Italy by Anne Sharp Wells

Between November 1941 and January 1942, the British force, now designated the Eighth Army, carried out Operation Crusader, relieving Tobruk, capturing Benghazi, and nearing El Agheila before a German offensive begun on 21 January ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1997)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

El Agheila. Sec AI. -UQAYLAH. Elah, Vale of \'e-U>\. Valley of middle course of N branch of Nahr Suqrcir, Israel, ab. 15 mi. (24 km.) W of Bethlehem: probable site of the combat bet. David and Goliath ( / Sam. xvii. 2, 19). El Ala- mein ...

Google previewDictionary of Battles and Sieges: P-Z (2007)

by Tony Jaques

El Agheila (World War II (Northern Africa)), 121, ...

Google previewDictionary of Battles and Sieges: F-O (2007)

by Tony Jaques

Just days after withdrawing from Sidi Rezegh to El Agheila, German commander Erwin Rommel launched a second offensive into western Cyrenaica. The under-strength British were ...

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