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10 Nov 1940

  • British gunboat HMS Aphis shelled Italian positions at Sidi Barrani, Egypt overnight. ww2dbase [Sidi Barrani | CPC]
17 Jan 1942

  • Isaac Sweers picked up about 240 survivors of HMS Gurkha 30 kilometers northeast of Sidi Barrani, Egypt while escorting Allied convoy MW 8 to Malta. ww2dbase [Malta Campaign | Isaac Sweers | Sidi Barrani | CPC]

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