This Day in History: 1943-03-12

The 1st Battalion, after a long drive from Cyreniaca, reached Medenine in the foothills of the Matmata Hills in Tunisia prior to the attack on the Mareth Line later in the month and the battle of Wadi Akarit 5-7 April.

Map (from the Regimental History) showing the places mentioned.  The route taken by the 1st Battalion is shown in red.