El Alamein

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El Alamein is the most notable and famous place where the Allied forces won the WW II and achieved a decisive victory against the Axis forces. Today, the village located about 66 miles (110 Kilometers) east of Alexandria it is mostly a port facility for shipping oil. However, it was once described by Churchill as having the best climate in the world. There are several hotels and a beach resort nearby (Hotel Atic). There is also a war museum with collectibles from the Battle of El Alamein and other North African battles. The only historical interest of this village would be related to WW II; especially it includes an Italian and German military cemeteries on Tell el-Eisa Hill just outside of town

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