Three original issues of the Toc H Matruh Milestone, a British army newsletter published for the troops at Matruh, Egypt, beginning in September 1943. It includes the covers the 7 page newsletter announcing the publication, along with the first three publications. Each newsletter is 5 A4 legal size pages. This is very rare and perhaps only lasted for 3 issues. T
Small photo album belonging to a British soldier based in Port Said, Egypt, in 1919, containing 49 photos measuring 5.5 x 3.5cm.
Subjects include: British soldiers in camp, numerous street scenes of Port Said, local people, British naval ships, horse drawn tram, makeshift military cemetery, troops transported by railway, reconnaissance aircraft, etc. Very good for understanding what Port Said looked like after the war and immediately following the Egyptian Revolution of 1919.
Collection of photos, pay vouchers and correspondence from Captain L.H. Kent, Royal Engineers, assigned to the No.2 Anti-Gas Laboratory in Benei Yusef, Egypt, during WW2. Also shown are the ammunition laboratory in Moascar, Egypt and the military camp in Benei Berak, Israel. Pay slips are drawn on Barclays Bank in Tel Aviv. Numerous photos of work in the laboratory. Also officers visiting Jerusalem. 1941 correspondence between Kent and Major T.W.J. Taylor that appears to be a contest of wit between two military engineers. You have to read it carefully to understand if it is serious or a practical joke. 32 photos, various correspondence and detailed pay slip. N