Category Archives: World War II

Slogging through Europe in WWii: Rommel’s Widow, Night-Time Charley, Combat & Fire-Storms – and After the War: “Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres”

Originally posted on DIANABUJA'S BLOG: Africa, The Middle East, Agriculture, History and Culture:
In memory of my Dad’s service in World War II, I am re-posting the following blog; he himself would never discuss the events with family or…

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Slogging through Europe in WWii: Rommel’s Widow, Night-Time Charley, Combat & Fire-Storms – and After the War: “Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres”

In memory of my Dad’s service in World War II, I am re-posting the following blog; he himself would never discuss the events with family or friends..Materials have been added. ############ “All right, they’re on our left, they’re on our … Continue reading

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Green Mint Tea and Beduin Carpets at Mersa Matruh – and an Anniversary at El Alamein

Revised 19 May 2014 Mersa Matruh is about 160 miles west of the Alexandria, with El Alamein located in between. From the Mersa Matruh there were desert busses going south to the oasis of Siwa, which I visited on several occasions. Source. … Continue reading

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