WW2 Tweets from 1943 is just like it sounds: history, 140 characters at a time. An example from last week, offset 72 years:
Mareth Line, built by French as "African Maginot", & captured intact by Germans- stretches across rocky Tunis desert: pic.twitter.com/iZIx4TOFcm
— WW2 Tweets from 1943 (@RealTimeWWII) March 6, 2015
By the 10th of March, the Allies were well on their way to seizing the Mareth Line, and what with Germany having suffered heavy casualties, Rommel had departed Africa:
Rommel begs Hitler to evacuate all German troops from Tunisia, before final Allied assault; "sheer suicide" to leave them. Hitler refuses.
— WW2 Tweets from 1943 (@RealTimeWWII) March 11, 2015
The Axis retreated to the Wadi Akarit, but were eventually routed.
(Seen by GLHancock before I got to it.)