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Grandad's WWII Diary

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos of Cairo (part 2)

Selection of photos of Cairo that Grandad took during his stint in North Africa during World War 2.  None of these are dated but I think they would all be from 1941-1943.  The comments on the photos are based on upon what he wrote on the back of the images.

Many of the places shown in this blog post he wrote about visiting on this diary entry.

For additional photos of Cairo, click here.

Natives carrying water in Pig Skin containers

Natives carrying water in Pig Skin containers

Cairo Railway Station

Cairo Railway Station

Street view of Cairo

Street view of Cairo

View of Cairo - taken from Ali Bey Mosque

View of Cairo – taken from Ali Bey Mosque

View of Citadel

View of Citadel

View of Citadel

View of Citadel

View of Delta Barrage - Taken off launch on Nile

View of Delta Barrage – Taken off launch on Nile

View of part of Cairo - taken from Mosque

View of part of Cairo – taken from Mosque

View of Street in Cairo with buggy in foreground

View of Street in Cairo with buggy in foreground

Women Balancing Water Containers

Women Balancing Water Containers

Women Riding Donkeys

Women Riding Donkeys

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