The Battle of Gazala in 1942 was Rommelís most important battle, and one of the worst defeats in British history, especially for the Royal Tank Regiment. The British 8th Army deployed over 900 tanks in this battle, but was left with just a handful by the end of it. However, Rommel was also close to defeat too and Gazala could have ended in total disaster for him had the British not dropped the ball. Using detailed maps and animations, this video goes over the complete history of the battle, supported by 57 historical sources and 742 citations at the bottom of the screen.