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British 2nd Armoured Division motor transport abandoned near Benghazi 01
BATTLE OF NORTH AFRICA
The situation in the Mediterranean area, Where England is employing superior forces against our allies, requires that Germany should assist for reasons of strategy, politics, and psychology.
I therefore order 'as follows:
In addition, by use of intermediate airfields in Tripolitaania conditions will be achieved for immediate support of the Graziani Army group by means of attack on British port facilities and bases on the coast of Western Egypt and in Cyrenaica...
Extract from Hitler's War Directive No 22:
German Support for battles in the Mediterranean Area.
11 January 1941
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