Beja and the sacrifice of 155 Battery

Discussion in 'North Africa & the Med' started by Warlord, Nov 3, 2009.

  1. Warlord

    Warlord Veteran wannabe

    While taking a look at a list of VC recipients, I remembered an account I once read about the Battle of Beja (Hunt´s Gap), during the Allied advance on Tunis, specifically the brave sacrifice of 155 Battery, 172 Field Regiment, R.A.

    Does anyone know why this modern Thermopylae happened? I must admit that I read that piece so long ago that I hardly remember anything beyond the bare basics.
  2. sol

    sol Very Senior Member

  3. Gunpowder

    Gunpowder Junior Member

    This sounds more like Battle of Sidi Nsir, which was on the road to Beja, but before Hunt's Gap.
  4. Ron Goldstein

    Ron Goldstein WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran Patron

  5. Charley Fortnum

    Charley Fortnum Dreaming of Red Eagles


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