The entry of eighth army into Tripoli

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Title

The entry of eighth army into Tripoli

Description

Two photographs. On left general Montgomery standing in an open topped car driving down a street with troops lining road and walls of city in the background. On the right head on view of Scottish troop with bagpipes marching in street. In the background a thin tower memorial.

Date

1943-01-27

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Format

One newspaper cutting mounted on a scrapbook page

Publisher

The Times
IBCC Digital Archive

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SValentineJRM1251404v10053

Transcription

THE TIMES WEDNESDAY JANUARY 27 1943

THE ENTRY OF THE EIGHTH ARMY INTO TRIPOLI

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IN TRIPOLI. – Two pictures taken in Tripoli last Saturday, when the Eighth Army entered the city, the last remnant of Mussolini’s African empire. They show General Montgomery standing in his car to acknowledge the salute of his tank troop[missing letter] drawn up in the main square, and Gordon Highlanders marching in behind their pipers. The harbour lies in the backgr[missing letters]

Citation

“The entry of eighth army into Tripoli,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 17, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21993.

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