Middle East pictures and RAF Mafraq



Middle East pictures and RAF Mafraq


Top left - a road runs from bottom then curves left to a river bridge with buildings beyond. In the background, low hills. Captioned 'River Jordan at the border'. Top centre - two airmen in shorts but no shirts sitting outside a tent. Captioned '"Geordie" & Arthur'. Top right - a large group of airmen sitting and standing in rows with lorries in the background. Captioned 'Pioneers of Mafraq Trans Jordan'. Middle left - a line of seven Spitfires in the open. Captioned '208 & 32 Sqdn Spits'. Middle centre - Spitfire facing right with engine running. A group of men are standing in front of the starboard wing and a man is jumping from it. Captioned 'Preparing for take off'. Middle right - an airman sits on the port wing of a chocked Spitfire which has an engine cover on. Captioned 'Arthur'. Bottom left - a road snaking through hilly terrain. Captioned 'The mountain road'. Bottom centre - trestle tables, one with an urn. Tents in the background. Captioned 'Cookhouse at Mafraq'. Bottom right - a road running round a hill. Captioned 'Hair pin bend'.

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Nine b/we photographs mounted on an album page


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