Wreath lying by the German Defence Attaché

12 November 2017 , 12pm - 12.45pm

The German Defence Attaché will lay a wreath at Plot 15, German War Graves, at Brookwood Military Cemetery at 12pm on Sunday 12 November.

Brookwood Military Cemetery

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Officials from more than 30 nations marked the 75th anniversary of one of the most significant battles of the Second World War at a ceremony in the CWGC’s El Alamein Cemetery in Egypt on Saturday.

In this video Edward Toms, now 96-years-old, who was badly wounded in the battle but returned in 1954 to take part in the opening ceremony for the El Alamein Cemetery and Memorial, speaks about the horrors he witnessed and the work of the Commission.

20 October 2017

Casualties of El Alamein

Troops from many nations fought side by side in the deserts of North Africa at the Second Battle of El Alamein in October 1942. Ahead of tomorrow’s commemoration at El Alamein War Cemetery marking the 75th anniversary of the battle, here are the stories of some of those who lost their lives.