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Flames of War: Fallschirmjäger Regiment in Tunisia, January to May 1943


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The winter of 1943 in Tunisia was cold and wet and little happened between December and January. Both the Allies and Axis continued to build up their troop presence in Tunisia. To counter the Allied build up Panzer Armee Afrika has arrived from Libya after their long retreat from El Alamein, and more troops had been flown into Tunis, among them were units of the Hermann Göring Division. To bring the Hermann Göring Division up to strength the five.

Fallschirmjäger Regiment was added to the division, and in March became five. Jäger Regiment Hermann Göring. Due to the increase number of troops in the Axis lines, the Fallschirmjäger were able to take respite from the front lines and it was not until late February 1943, they were in action again…

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