Tag Archives: Kilo 89

Christmas, censors, cards, concerts, camels, canteens

TX  1004 Pte Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 11th March 1941 (I believe the sharks got all our Christmas parcels – of course there are sharks and sharks) Dear May At long last we have arrived somewhere in Palestine – … Continue reading

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War Diary  Feb 28 – March 10 1941

  Friday 28th Feb Early shift 6 – 8.  Clean guns shave head and massage with olive oil – good days sunshine – not nearly as severe as expected in Red Sea.  Boys got stuck into the hops in the … Continue reading

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