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Have you read Barrie Pitt’s Crucible of War books? It’s been a while since I read them, but I’m sure there was something in there about the box layout … I’ll try and have a look tonight, although my record of being able to find things has been very poor lately ….

Thanks for that.  I’ve not come across the Barrie Pitt books but will have to look out for them as my research is still at quite an early stage (and I’ve two years).  At the moment, I’m reading The Tank War by Mark Urban which covers 5RTR (the armoured unit I’m using) from 1940 onwards.  Hopefully, this will cover Gazala in some detail.  In addition, I’m hoping to visit Thoresby Hall (not that far from where I live) which is the home of the 107th (South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry) Field Regt RA which was almost completely wiped out at Knightsbridge – hopefully there will some details there.

What a night though it's one of seven
What a night for the dancing dead
What a night to be called to heaven
What a picture to fill your head