Below is a list of the history pages, personal accounts, extracts and photos that have been tagged with a reference to 'Tunisia'...
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After St. Valery, what remained of the 51st Highland Division joined the 9th Highland Division to form the new 51st (Highland) Infantry Division. The reformed Division took on a home defense role between 1940 - 1942 when it set sail for Egypt and the North Africa Campaign.
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The battle of Wadi Akarit took place in a narrow coastline strip between the sea and the coastal towns of Gabes and El Hamma. Between these was the Gabes gap. The Wadi Akarit ran across the gap at the coastal end and to the Roumana Ridge inland and to the west. This area was the objective for the 51st Highland Division...
1. [ account ]
154 Brigade account - 1st May 1945 to 5th May 1945.
1. [ photo ]
Diagram depicting the route of the North African campaign.
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Gordon Highlanders of the Eighth Army cross the border into Tunisia.
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Major John Mcgregor briefs B Coy of the 5th Black Watch at Gabes, Tunisia, April 1943.
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Diagram of the Battle of Wadi Akarit, from "The History of the 51st Highland Division" by J B Salmond
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7th Argyll Soldiers of the 7th Bn cleaning their weapons in a lull in the fighting of the Battle of Tunis