Tiny tanks, howitzers-on-wheels and other deadly, dusty scenes from WW2's North African front

The North African theater was every bit as savage and deadly as its better-known European and Pacific cousins during World War 2, with the added exposure to the Sun and dust storms for good measure. These pictures tell that story.

Culled together by In Focus as part of a 20-part photographic retrospective on World War 2, these are the images of Rommel, tiny half-tracks and a brand of fierce fighting that one would expect to see from the southern desert front in this great global conflict. [In Focus]


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