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Page 13 - In the late — 12 — summer it was joined there by the rest of the division, less the Support Group. It had become clear that the Italians, who had retaken Capuzzo in July, were planning a further advance, and it had become essential to restrict the mileage of our antiquated tanks which were fast wearing out. In the middle of September the Italians advanced with great pomp and ceremony as far as Sidi Barrani, harried by the Support Group, the 4th Royal Horse Artillery in particular causing them...