Items (28 total)

  • Tags: Libya

Manuscript lettercard from Tripoli including references to Churchill, his writing break and lilies.

Manuscript lettercard from the Lybian desert including drafts of the poem 'Fear' and references to the battle of El Alamein, air raids and Tavistock in Devon.

Manuscript lettercard from the Lybian desert including a draft of the poem 'Tobruk' and revisions to the poems 'Sandbags' and 'For Alamein'.

Manuscript lettercard from the Lybian desert including a draft of the poem 'Your Peace'.

Manuscript lettercard from Tripoli including a draft of the poem 'Sand' and references to his experience in Tripoli.

Manuscript lettercard including a draft of the poem 'New Year, 1943, Agheila'' and references to the life in the desert with the army

Manuscript lettercard probably written from Cyrenaica, Libya, including a draft of the poems 'For Alamein' and 'Soldiers' Prayer'.

Manuscript letter including references to Tobruk and the following journey through the desert and the Nile. John Jarmain and his anti-tank unit were probably somethere between Tobruk and Mersa Brega.

Manuscript letter including references to life in the desert.

Manuscript letter from Tripoli including references to the scarcity of food supplies in the city due to the retreat of the German and Italian soldiers.

Manuscript letter including references to the life in the desert, the army, aircraft and spitfires, RAF and US AAF, El Alamein.

Manuscript letter including references to the life in the desert with the army, Libya, Alexandria, supplies and postal service and Cape Town.

Manuscript letter including references to the life in the desert, the Sahara desert, with flies and dust storms and Benghazi, Libya.
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