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A cemetery with three rows of crosses arranged formally. Behind is a tall memorial structure.

Identification kindly provided by Gian Paolo Bertelli.

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A sign post made from a barrel and rocks with landmines pilled at its base. The sign post indicates the way to Derna, Tobruk and Ein el Gazala. Behind is a CMP Information Post, tents and a tall structure with a five pointed star.

Identification…

MJenkinsFC59301-150515-01.pdf
A biography of FC Jenkins. It covers his birth and marriage but concentrates on his RAF years. He took part in 58 operations and survived the war to continue in RAF service.

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Damaged Luftwaffe observation aircraft. On the reverse 'Jerry craft captured near Tobruk'.

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Sub headlines: perimeter breached by air and tank attack, defenders determined resistance, Bardia reported in enemy hands. Article contains account of fall of Tobruk to German forces on 21 June 1942. States 25000 prisoners and German forces in Bardia…

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First partial article: after Bir Hakem account of recent activity in desert campaign mentioning German tank tactics. 27-mile perimeter, mentioning that Tobruk was indefensible against really determined attack, Second article. British losses in…

LHoneyFWG915946v2.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for F W Honey, wireless operator, covering the period from 14 October 1941 to 26 June 1945. Detailing his operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Malta, RAF Kabrit, RAF…

LJenkins138520v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F C Jenkins, navigator, covering the period from 3 January 1940 to 10 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with 575 squadron, 46 squadron and 14…

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A vertical aerial photograph of an enemy ship captioned 'BA.40.NT.20/21/10/42. 8" -->7000.3203.N.2445.E'.

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A road sign at the entrance to the settlement of Buerat el Hsun. The sign also says 'Out of bounds Houses booby trapped Keep Out'

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Three articles about reprisals against British prisoners of war if German prisoners are fettered. Claims that Germans captured at Dieppe were chained. First: More British prisoners to be chained, fiercer German threats, Italians join the plot,…

MPeadonAH1578531-160504-01.pdf
A booklet with a listing of former pupils that died in the Second World War. It includes a photograph of the deceased and a brief description.

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A church altar identified on the reverse as being at Benghazi.

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Destroyed Luftwaffe aircraft at Benina airport. On the reverse 'Benina Airport'.

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Arco dei Fileni (Arch of the Philaeni) on the Libyan coastal road at Ras Lanuf. Inscription reads 'Alme Sol, possis nihil urbe Roma visere maius' (Oh almighty Sun, you will never look upon a city greater than Rome).

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A postcard of an arab leading two camels on a sandy desert. Behind are palm trees. On the reverse is a message to James Wrigley's wife.

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Four photographs on an album page.

Photo 1 is a group of airmen sitting at tables, captioned 'Briefing for return trip'.
Photo 2 is of five Lincoln aircraft captioned 'Awaiting T.O. for Castle Benito'.
Photo 3 and 4 are two photographs cut in…

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A commemorative poster with a map of Southern Europe and North Africa. Around the outside is a list of locations where operations were carried out. There is a paragraph with details of the operations.

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PThomasAF20050040.jpg
A group of airmen arranged in front of a white painted Lancaster. They are in khaki and the caption reads Castel Benito which is now the international airport at Tripoli.

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11 men in desert uniform arranged on a tank. On the reverse 'Captured German Tank. near Tobruk'.
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