Items (41 total)

  • Tags: desert

Manuscript letter mentioning life in the army in Tunisia, the North African war, Tunis and ancient Carthage, Jerusalem, the film 'Desert Victory' by Boulting and the Bishop's Stortford's cinema, African birds.

Manuscript letter mentioning life in the desert, an imminent battle, Misurata, and bee-eaters.

Manuscript letter including references to bombing in Europe, troops advancing in the desert towards Tunis, Rommel and telephones.

Manuscript lettercard mentioning a battle and every day life in the desert including references to a jeep. Jarmain might be referring to the battle of the Mareth line or the attack at Wadi Akarit.

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

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

Manuscript letter including a draft of the poem 'Leptis Magna', references to the journey through the desert along the Lybian coast up to Leptis Magna and the arrival to Tripoli, deliveries and mail. Also including some literary discussion of poetry,…

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

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

Manuscript letter including drafts of the poems 'Soldiers' Prayer' and 'For Alamein' and references to the life in the desert with the army.

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

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

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

Manuscript letter including references to the battle of El Alamein, the life in the desert, birds, his finances, banks, hotels and Cairo. Also discussing good books including mentions of James Elroy Flecker, Thomas Hardy, Virginia Woolf, 'A…
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