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Subject: happy? - Oct 22 (Wadi Maktilla)
22nd/23rd October 1940: The 2nd Battalion of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders made a wildly
abortive raid on the Italian outpost at Wadi Maktilla, about 12 miles east of Sidi Barrani.
[Thanx "Charis Stewart" of the Scots at War Project]
When at last we emerged from that unhealthy zoneThe fort was later taken, 9th December 1940 - as part of a wider action under Brigadier Selby.
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