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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.

Crossmead Hall was acquired in 1944. The pond at the hall of residence was dredged each summer and used by the students as a swimming pool. Crossmead residents were known as Jentlemen as they travelled to and from campus on Exeter's J bus.…

The pond at the Crossmead hall of residence was dredged each summer and used by the students as a swimming pool.

In 1983 Crossmead was turned from a hall of residence to a conference centre.

Photograph showing the exterior of the Northcott near completion.

Photograph showing Brendon, Haldon and Raddon Halls which replaced Birks Grange. Birks Halls were demolished in summer 2005.

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.
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