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Grandad's WWII Diary

World War 2 Egyptian Postcards – Pyramids and Sphinx

I found that for some reason the photos in this blog post didn’t work correctly so I’ve now added them and hopefully you will see them ok.

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While my grandfather served in Egypt, he purchased a number of postcard sets. These most likely would have been purchased between 1941 & 1943 when he was on leave and went to Cairo.

This lot are all sepia print ones of the Pyramids and Sphinx.

I blogged previously about the postcard he sent on route to North Africa when he stopped in Australia.

Cairo - The Pyramids of Gizeh Cairo – The Pyramids of Gizeh

Cairo - The Pyramids of Gizeh Cairo – The Pyramids of Gizeh

Cairo - The Pyramids of Giza during Nile Flood Cairo – The Pyramids of Giza during Nile Flood

Cairo - The Pyramids of Giza at Floodtime Cairo – The Pyramids of Giza at Floodtime

Cairo - The Pyramids of Giza Cairo – The Pyramids of Giza

Cairo - The Pyramids of Giza Cairo – The Pyramids of Giza

Cairo - The Pyramids of Giza Cairo – The Pyramids of Giza

Cairo - The Excavated Sphinx Cairo – The Excavated Sphinx

Cairo - The Excavated Sphinx Cairo – The Excavated Sphinx

Cairo - Sphinx and Pyramids Cairo – Sphinx and Pyramids

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Slight fixation with socks. At last count, I had enough pairs of socks to last 14 weeks without having repeat a pair. IT geek by profession. Disney nut. 3rd world loan shark (http://Kiva.org ). Finds humour in the inappropriate. Holiday planner extraordinaire. Mum to doglets. Crazy Dachshund lady.

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