Ruweisat Ridge

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Ruweisat Ridge can be see in the centre of the diagram

Ruweisat Ridge is a geographical feature in the Western Egyptian desert, mid way between the Mediterranean Sea and the Qattara Depression. It was a prominent part of the defence line in the First and Second Battle of El Alamein. During the Second Battle of El Alamein, the 4th Indian Infantry Division was given the task of defending the feature.