[Photo Album]: Northern Africa and Italy

Egypt, El Alemain, Tunis, Sousse, Sfax, Pont Du Fans, Catania Sicily: 1942-1945.

Price: $950.00

Hardcover. Oblong quarto. String-tied brown leather photo album measuring 7" x 10" and stamped with an embossed scene of a man on a camel with palm trees and pyramids in the distance. A collection of 64 captioned black and white photographs most measuring 3" x 2.5". Very good with some tears and chips on the tissue guard and the edges worn. An album of images taken by a British soldier during World War II while stationed in Egypt, El Alemain, Tunis, Sousse, Sfax, Pont Du Fans, Cantaia Sicily, and others between 1942-1945. Pictured throughout the album are photos of the cities, the pyramids, the Sphinx of Africa, ancient forts, and the harbor of Algiers. There are also numerous military pictures including a night attack on Alexandria with antiaircraft fire captured on film like a fireworks display. One page shows two German grave sites and a group of captured Germans at El-Alemain as well as an overturned tank. Seven photos show men with various planes taken at Sousse Airfield; one photo is captioned, "enemy plane hit by ack-ack." Sousse was an airfield used during 1943 and controlled by the United States, mostly home to fighters and spitfires. An excellent collection of military photographs from an important WWII campaign.

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[Photo Album]: Northern Africa and Italy
[Photo Album]: Northern Africa and Italy
[Photo Album]: Northern Africa and Italy
[Photo Album]: Northern Africa and Italy
[Photo Album]: Northern Africa and Italy
[Photo Album]: Northern Africa and Italy