• Tobruk diaries: To Cairo and beyond

    Monday 14 November 2011 by . 3 comments

    Bryant’s diary:  Friday 14th November 1941     Despite a slow and tiring train trip we arrived in Cairo at 2 in the afternoon.  Ted Taylor and I got into some strife with some Kiwis and were done over properly.  We were badly outnumbered and I finished up with a couple of black eyes and a busted lip. Cosgriff’s diary:  Friday 14 November 1941  Keeping up the early morning rising.  Salter sick with s-fly fever – moaning …

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