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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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After nearly five months, a bundle of letters

TX 1004 Pte Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 10th March 1941 Dear Mother At long last we have arrived some place somewhere from which you’ll gather that though much nearer home we’re still very much abroad.  It’s just a … Continue reading

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