Tag 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”

In memory of my Dad’s service in World War II, I am re-posting the following blog from last year: ############ “All right, they’re on our left, they’re on our right, they’re in front of us, they’re behind us… they can’t … Continue reading

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

Revised 28-10-12 Mersa Matruh is about 160 miles west of the Alexandria, with El Alamein located in between. Source. onthegotours.com  This week commemorates the seventieth anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein that took place on the north coast of Egypt,which Winston … Continue reading

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