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Grandad's WWII Diary

World War 2 Egyptian Postcards – Cairo

Along with the photos my grandfather took while serving in World War 2 were a number of sets of postcards he’d purchased.  These are interesting and beautiful in their own right.  They were mostly from Egypt, except for the one I posted previously which he sent from Australia when he was onroute to North Africa.

The rest of the postcards were presumably purchased between 1941 & 1943 when he was based in Egypt.

The photos will be coming soon as I have a chance to sort them out and post them.

Cairo - Mamelouk Tombs and Citadel

Cairo – Mamelouk Tombs and Citadel

Cairo - Mohamed Ali Mosque

Cairo – Mohamed Ali Mosque

Cairo - The Blue Mosque

Cairo – The Blue Mosque

Cairo - The Citadel

Cairo – The Citadel

Cairo - The Citadel

Cairo – The Citadel

Cairo - The Entrance of the Mosque of El Mardani

Cairo – The Entrance of the Mosque of El Mardani

Cairo - The Mosque Azhar

Cairo – The Mosque Azhar

Cairo - The Mosque Sultan Hassan, El Rifaiyeh and Mahmoudiyeh

Cairo – The Mosque Sultan Hassan, El Rifaiyeh and Mahmoudiyeh

Cairo - Tombs of the Califs

Cairo – Tombs of the Califs

Cairo - Tombs of the Mamelouks

Cairo – Tombs of the Mamelouks

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