The Principles of War Podcast
The Battles of El Alamein

86 – Lessons learnt from the 2nd Battle of El Alamein

This is the 6th episode in our El Alamein series.

This episode looks at the conduct of the 2nd Battle of El Alamein, the impact that it had on the Second World War and the lessons learnt.

This episode looks only at Operation Lightfoot, and examines the battle predominantly from the viewpoint of the 9th Australian Division and the critical role that they played in the fighting.

Check out the show notes for the podcast for all of the information that we cover in this episode as well as the images and other details that didn’t make it into the podcast.

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