Down by El Alamein

DESCRIPTION: "That night on the desert was dark and serene, Our troops moving up in an endless stream, The barrage all set for ten p.m. Down by El Alamein." "The Afrika Corps will no longer dwell Down by El Alamein" and the "Kiwis" played a great part
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1943 (Cleveland-NZ)
KEYWORDS: battle New Zealand
1942 - Battle of El Alamein. Montgomery's Eighth Army defeats Rommel's Germans and Italians, finally turning the course of the North African war
FOUND IN: New Zealand
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cleveland-NZ, p. 55, "Down by El Alamein" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Somewhere in France with You" (tune)
File: Clev055

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