North Africa: Allied bombers and fighter-bombers wreak havoc among hordes of German and Italian vehicles and infantry retreating westwards from Alamein. After a single (abortive) Stuka raid, the Axis air forces remain inactive on their bomb-cratered airstrips.
Britain: British Merchant Seaman Duncan Scott-Ford, who admitted taking £18 from a Nazi agent in Lisbon, Portugal, hanged at Wandsworth Prison, London, after secret Old Bailey trial under 1940 Treachery Act.
Second Alamein Losses:
|British 8th Army||13,560 (inc. 2,350 dead, 2,260 missing)||500||110||97|
|Axis Panzerarmee Afrika||55,000 (25,000 dead and wounded; 30,000 PoWs-inc 10,724 Germans)||320||1,000||84|