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Battle of Damour

Bal damour

After the Battle of Damour, the fate of Beirut was sealed. On the night of 5 July 1941, the operation began with troops of the moving into position to cross the Damour River in two places. For all intents and purposes, this ended the campaign. By nightfall, both positions were in Australian hands. The Wadi Damour, with the in its bed, was a further three kilometres to the south of the town. By 2 am on 9 July, the Pioneers were advancing into the southern outskirts of the town. Early on 6 July, the Australians attacked Vichy French positions on the northern side.

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Francis Lai

Bal damour

Australia in the War of 1939—1945. Having already captured the heights overlooking Damour on the south bank of the wadi, the plan developed by Major General , commanding the , involved encircling the positions at Damour. At 4 am a patrol from the cavalry were able to drive right through Damour. They outflanked Damour to the east. The remaining Vichy French forces had managed to slip out of the Australian encirclement and had withdrawn from Damour. In the early hours of 7 July, the and the , along with two companies of the , moved northwards through El Boum.

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Battle of Damour

Bal damour

On 8 July, the Australians accomplished cutting the road. The Australians immediately began pushing along the coastal road towards Beirut. These features were the last major natural obstacles that had to be crossed prior to reaching Beirut. Commemorative plate for the seizure of Damour by the Australians in 1941, installed in to the north of. On 8 July, even before the fall of Damour, the Vichy French commander, General , had sought an armistice. In the south, the and elements of the 6th Divisional Cavalry Regiment were advancing along the axis of the coastal road. .

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Battle of Damour

Bal damour

At one minute past midnight on 12 July a ceasefire came into effect. Damour is a large town on the coast of Lebanon and is approximately 30 kilometres south of. . . .

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Das Forum des Erotikkino Bal d'Amour in Pforzheim

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Das Forum des Erotikkino Bal d'Amour in Pforzheim

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