is most notable as the place where the Allied forces of WW II gained a decisive victory over the Axis forces.  Today, the village located about 66 miles east of Alexandria is mostly a port facility for shipping oil.  However, it was once described by Churchill as having the best climate in the world.

The British cemetery consists of Thousands upon Thousands of Rock-Hewn tombstones stand straight rows amidst a fenced garden.

The Italian cemetery is a high tower fort standing on a high hill. The walls of the building are covered with marble.

The German cemetery  is a fortress like memorial that was built on a high hill overlooking the sea .

The Alamein Museum includes five main halls representing the countries that participated in Al Alamein battle. A variety of weapons and tanks, War scene paintings are exhibited in the museum



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