Aftermath Rommel is kicked out Axis had around 59,000 killed, wounded or captured They also lost more than 500 tanks Monty lost 13,000 and 430 tanks Operation Torch
Significance Elimination of Axis Presence in North Africa – Eliminates Axis aggression in the Mediterranean Oil + Suez Canal Italian Front – Allowed troops to land in North Africa to invade Italy Relief for the Eastern Front – Creates a new front to fight on Morale
“Before Alamein, we never had a victory. After Alamein, we never had a defeat.” – Winston Churchill
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