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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Mar 2020 10:35 p.m. PST

"After its defensive victory over 7 Armoured Division's 22 Armoured Brigade at Bir el Gubi on 19 November, the Ariete Division remained in the El Gubi area until 25 November when, under orders of Panzergruppe, it moved off east in pursuit of the supposedly beaten 8 Army.

Preceding this however, Panzergruppe Afrika requested support for the encirclement of 7 Armoured Division at Sidi Rezegh. At the order of the Corpo Armata di Manovra, which controlled Ariete, a mobile force was detached to support the Afrikakorps in its fight against 7 Armoured Division. This post gives a timeline and order of battle for this column, which was named after its commander, Brigadier-General di Nisio, Deputy Commander of the Ariete Division…"
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Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP21 Mar 2020 7:28 a.m. PST

Nice find and some great OB info for possible scenarios, thanks again Armand.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Mar 2020 11:57 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


Legion 421 Mar 2020 11:59 a.m. PST

thumbs up

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2020 3:46 p.m. PST

Glad you like it too my good friend!. (smile)


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