Items (41 total)

  • Tags: desert

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

Manuscript lettercard written after the battle of Al Alamein including a draft of the poem 'Ring Plover at El Alamein'.

Manuscript lettercard including a draft of the poem 'Mirage' and references to everyday life in the army camps.

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 including a draft of two more poems to be included in the collection 'Poems in the Western desert': a revised version of 'Tel El Eisa' and 'Sandbags'.

Manuscript lettercard including references to everyday life in the army in the desert near Cairo.

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

Manuscript letter including references to life in the desert, war and Rommel.

Manuscript letter mentioning the difficulties of writing letters during war in the desert.

Manuscript letter depicting life in a transit camp in the desert where the soldiers are learning the desert ways. Also including references to the food rations.
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