THE DAY ROMMEL WAS STOPPED: THE BATTLE OF RUWEISAT RIDGE, 2 JULY 1942
304pp., illus. 2017. At dusk on Wednesday 1 July 1942, Rommel broke through the centre of the British defences at Alamein. His tanks had overwhelmed the gallant defence of the 18th Indian Infantry Brigade in the Deir el Shein at the foot of the Ruweisat Ridge. t that moment, and for the next twelve hours, there was no further organised defence between the spearhead of the Afrika Korps and Alexandria.