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Enfidaville War Cemetery

Enfidha, Sousse, Tunisia

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24 Nov 2020

About Enfidaville War Cemetery

Enfidaville War Cemetery in Tunisia is a World War II Commonwealth cemetery housing the graves of 1,551 soldiers who died in the course of the North Africa Campaign, particularly the Tunisia Campaign. Of these graves, 88 are unidentified.

The Tunisia Campaign was fought between Allied and Axis forces from 1942 to 1943, with the Axis surrendering on 13 May 1943. The area in which the Enfidaville War Cemetery is located and the surrounding area of Tarkouna saw fierce fighting near the end of this campaign and most of those buried there perished in the period of March to May 1943. The town of Enfidaville was itself captured by the Allied Eighth Army on 19 April 1943.

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