This Day in History: 1943-04-19

The 1st Battalion assaulted Djebel Garci in Tunisia in order to dislodge enemy from the high ground and enable an armoured thrust along the coast. Although successful the offensive was eventually abandoned as offering only small gains for large losses. The Germans eventually surrendered on 12th May.  Click here to read more details of the North African campaign.

Map showing location of Djebel Garci