Irish Brigade

The story of the 38th (Irish) Brigade in the Second World War

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Tunisian Campaign Month By Month

We include below month by month details of the journey of the Irish Brigade from their landings in Algiers during November 1942 to the time of victory in Tunis during May 1943.

In the monthly guides, you will find a summary of key actions and dates, links to the transcribed brigade and battalion war diaries, personal narratives, and further links to recent photographs taken at the CWGC cemeteries in Tunisia.

Click here for a transcript of the Tunisian campaign narrative written by Brigadier Nelson Russell.

Click here for details of the honours and awards won by men of the Irish Brigade in Tunisia.

Click here for a link to the documentary “Tunisia Victory.”

Click here for a link to archive video clips of the Victory March in Tunis during May 1943.


November 1942.

December 1942.

January 1943.

February 1943.

March 1943.

April 1943.

May 1943.

June 1943.

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