Western Desert, Egypt. 10 August 1942. Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister, wearing a ...

Accession Number MED0522
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Place made North Africa: Western Desert, Western Desert (Egypt)
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Western Desert, Egypt. 10 August 1942. Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister, wearing a suit, tie and pith helmet, sitting with General Sir Claude Auchinleck in the car in which he toured Allied Air Force stations in the desert during his visit to the Middle East. Beside him is a captured German petrol tank which carried fuel for the journey.