Items (332 total)

Manuscript air letter mentioning that his battery is still in Sicily but will have no part in the final phase of the campaign. Letter also including references to Tunis, Tripoli, Sousse and Sfax.

Manuscript air letter including references to the potential copyright issues of publishing in the USA. Letters 109-113 were written on board of a ship waiting to set out for Sicily.

Manuscript lettercard including references to Cairo and Tripoli and a second 'Alamein' poem on which Jarmain has started to work.
The battle of Medenine was on the 6th March

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 air letter including references to incomes and finances during war time. The Allied invasion of Sicily had also began including the 51st Division which landed on the South East coast of Sicily.

Manuscript lettercard including references to Monty or Bernard Montgomery and the new direct air service from Tripoli he asked Churchill for his soldiers, the Eighth Army, one of the most famous formations of the British Army during World War Two.…

Manuscript air letter from Sicily regarding income and taxes during war time.

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 air letter including references to the battle at Enfidaville in Tunisia, dinner parties at an hotel nearby the camp and nurses.

Manuscript lettercard describing the difficulties of every day life in the camp in the mountains of North Africa, including references to a party held in their honour at the local village hotel, Tunis, Tobruk, Benghazi and the Eight Army. Storks and…

Manuscript letter card mentioning the moving of the camp site to a place with electricity and Bianca Scafidi and her story.

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

Manuscript air letter including references to life in the camp in Sicily, mentioning dust, his jeep and camouflage techniques.

Manuscript air letter including references to the Mareth line, the 'Desert Victory' and the difficulties of communicating by letters.

Manuscript letter card about Janet Susan, Jarmain's daughter.

Manuscript letter card from Sicily.
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