Panzergruppe Afrika Intelligence Assessment – 19 November 1941

Another day into the battle, but still the German command is left wondering. The fog of war was still thick…


Ic attempts to establish through heavy air reconnaissance whether the enemy advance might be the expected and possible big offensive of the English.

Enemy radio traffic continues to be silent for the time being.

Ariete reports attacks from southwest, elements 7th Armoured Division occupy Bir Gubi.

Enemy behaviour see 20.XI.41

On the second day it was clear that still, nothing was clear.