There are two war cemeteries in the Tunis area where the World War II dead are buried. One is American, in Carthage, and the other is French, in Gammarth.

The Battle of Tunisia occurred from 17 November 1942 to 13 May 1943. Also called the Tunisia Campaign, it was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African Campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces. The Allies consisted of British Imperial Forces, including Polish and Greek contingents, with American and French corps.

British and Commonwealth losses amounted to 38,360 men; 6,233 killed, 21,528 wounded, and 10,599 missing. Free French losses accumulated to 19,439 men; 2,156 killed, 10,276 wounded, and 7,007 missing. American losses amounted to 18,221 men; 2,715 killed, 8,978 wounded, and 6,528 missing. Over 230,000 German and Italian troops were taken as prisoners of war, including most of the Afrika Korps.



 

Tunisia, Carthage Presidence is the tram stop for the American
Tunisia, Carthage Presidence is the tram stop for the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage Presidence is the tram stop for the American
Tunisia, Carthage Presidence is the tram stop for the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage American war cemetery sign
Tunisia, Carthage American war cemetery sign
Tunisia, Carthage entry to the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage entry to the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage entry to the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage entry to the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage American flag at the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage American flag at the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage overview of the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage overview of the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage office building for the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage office building for the American war cemetery
Tunisia, Carthage introduction to the American war cemetery: 2840 American buried
Tunisia, Carthage introduction to the American war cemetery: 2840 American buried dead including 234 Unknown soldiers; plus 3724 dead whose remains were not found so their names are inscribed on the memorial wall. Most casualties were shipped back to the USA at families' requests.
In the Tunisia, Carthage cemetery office is an stunning original
In the Tunisia, Carthage cemetery office is an stunning original Roman mosaic given by Tunisia to America
In the Tunisia, Carthage cemetery office is the guest book
In the Tunisia, Carthage cemetery office is the guest book
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery layout looking toward office and memorial wall
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery layout looking toward office and memorial wall
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery manicured lawn and shadows
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery manicured lawn and shadows
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery one of four fountains
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery one of four fountains
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery cross inscription with an unusual name
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery cross inscription with an unusual name
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial for four friends killed on the
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial for four friends killed on the same day
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial for four friends killed on the
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial for four friends killed on the same day; two buried beneath each adjacent cross
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial for four friends killed on the
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial for four friends killed on the same day; two buried beneath each adjacent cross
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial for the only Medal of Honor
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial for the only Medal of Honor recipient
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery - Richard at grave of Foy Draper
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery - Richard at grave of Foy Draper
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery - Foy Draper grave stone  Foy Draper (November
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery - Foy Draper grave stone Foy Draper (November 26, 1911 ???????? February 1, 1943) was an American athlete. At the Berlin 1936 Olympics, Draper ran the third leg in the American 4x100 m relay team, which won the gold medal with a new world record of 39.8 (on the team with Jesse Owens, Ralph Metcalfe, Foy Draper, Frank Wykoff ). During World War II, Draper served as a pilot on a twin-engine attack bomber A-20B 'Havoc' in Thelepte, Tunisia. On January 4, 1943, Draper took off to fly to Fonduck, Tunisia to take part of the battle of Kassarine Pass. Draper and his two crewmen never returned and his death date is usually given as February 1, 1943. He is buried in the North Africa American Cemetery in Carthage, Tunisia. His gravestone shows January 4, 1943 as his date of death.
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery - Jewish grave marker
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery - Jewish grave marker
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery unusual name
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery unusual name
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial to the missing in action
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial to the missing in action
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial to the missing in action
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial to the missing in action
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial to the missing in action
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial to the missing in action
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial to the missing in action
Tunisia, Carthage cemetery memorial to the missing in action
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb of Gammarth contains the graves of 4190 French soldiers, who were killed between November 1942 and May 1943
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb of Gammarth
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb of Gammarth contains the graves of 4190 French soldiers, who were killed between November 1942 and May 1943
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb of Gammarth
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb of Gammarth
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb of Gammarth contains the graves of 4190 French soldiers, who were killed between November 1942 and May 1943
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb
Tunisia, World War II French cemetery in the Tunis suburb of Gammarth