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List of world war ii battles jump to navigation jump to search this is a list of world war ii second battle of el alamein: october - november 1942. This was the most significant battle of the second world war as the germans dominated france with a quick and unsuspected attack that took four weeks france defeat gave hitler control over western europe. See a list of the major battles of world war ii 20 major battles of world war ii search the site go history & culture el alamein (second battle).