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Stories categorised in 'Tunisia'. These stories may contain references to other themes.

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My machine guns were in action all day, and we succeededin putting out a Boche 88mm A/Tk gun, which had...

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The paper I originally used for the notes was Italian, the pen American and the ink probably German, found...

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After the end of the campaign in Tunisia in May 1943, our Signals unit was rusticating in Boufarik, near...

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Memories of Anzio

In September 1943 the Italians left the war but the Germans fought on and in Italy occupied Rome. By the...

The Story of a Tioga County Soldier: By Rail to Tunisia

We landed in Palermo, Sicily; and when we left the ship, we took all of our gear with us and marched...

Alan French: War Baby: Interview. (Amended.) Part two.icon for Story with photo

But his younger brother,Jim French, went into the army. By the same contributor: 'The Three English...

The Outbreak of War: From the Point of View of a Scots Guard

I was in Hyde Park on the Saturday afternoon and watched the first German aircraft fly over to bomb the...

The North African Campaign; Tunisia Part 3

We went back into Sousse the next day in the jeep to try to find a map case dropped off a car...

El Aroussa Memories (56 Recce)

We were at El Aroussa 2 or 3 bloody times, we were all around that area Sidi Nsir, Medjez el Bab, Mateur...

North African Campaign; Tunisia Part 2

In the early hours of the following morning, when I was on wireless watch, the tracer bullets could be seen...

My World War 2 Story

A look at a map shows why this was an important place for radar stations, as with our 200 mile range we...

My Dad and "Friendly Fire": 10th Field Ambulance in Tunisia

My Dad, Walter Emm, served with the 10th Field Ambulance in Tunisia, Italy and Greece....

Fred Hirst's Part 2 Serving with the Sherwood Foresters in Tunisia 1943 and Capture by the Germans

Fred Hirst's Part 2 Serving with the Sherwood Foresters in Tunisia 1943 and Capture by the Germans. As...

The Port of Embarkation

Recreation facilities were few and although not a Roman Catholic, I nevertheless hopped on to the Roman...

Fife and Forfar Regiment

We went to Aldershot and we formed the Fife & Forfar Yeomanry. After we parachuted in near Tunis to...

Role Reversal

Two British Army doctors were captured in the same battle and taken to a German casualty clearing station...

The Military Medal

My grandfather, Corporal William O'Rourke very skillfully landed 5 bombs along the crest, no more fire...

CONVOY DIARIES TO NORTH AFRICA NOV 1942

ESCORTS DROPPED DEPTH CHARGES,STILL QUEUING FOR EVERYTHING,ORGANISATION STILL LOUSY,BIGGEST WORRY IS...

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News has been received this week from Trooper Joseph McFarlane, that he has been awarded the Military Medal...

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