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Grandad's WWII Diary

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos of Ruins in Syria – April-June 1942

These photos were most likely taken by my Grandfather between April and June 1942 when he was in Syria.  Captions used for the photos are what he wrote on the backs of the photos.

Syria - Bab-El-Hawa - Old Roman Arch

Bab-El-Hawa – Old Roman Arch

Ruins on the Turkish-Syrian Border

Ruins on the Turkish-Syrian Border

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2 thoughts on “Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos of Ruins in Syria – April-June 1942

  1. I look at structures such as shown in the photographs and think, What went wrong?” Structures such as there can only be built in times of peace and prosperity.

    Posted by a gray | October 29, 2014, 8:15 pm

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