Tag Archives: Ibeles Saki

Peaceful prelude to dramatic evacuation

  TX 1004 Pte M L Hickman 2/33 Battn AIF Sunday 15th June 41 Dear Mother Just a few lines from the shade of a fig tree hoping to find you, dad and the boys as happy and well as … Continue reading

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The Syria campaign begins

  War diary : first week of the Syria campaign – June 1941 Friday 6th Left Er Rama at 11pm, travelled about 20 miles – very interesting road – one of the seven wonders of the world – marvellous engineering … Continue reading

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