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Grandad's WWII Diary

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos of Aleppo, Syria – April-June 1942

These photos were most likely taken by my Grandfather between April and June 1942 when he was in Syria, based near Aleppo.  The captions for the photos are what he wrote on the back of each of them.

An ancient street

An ancient street

Entrance of Citadel

Entrance of Citadel

General View

General View

General view of Aleppo taken from Citadel

General view of Aleppo taken from Citadel

Aleppo Mosque

Aleppo Mosque

Saddler's Shop

Saddler’s Shop

St James Cathedral

St James Cathedral

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4 thoughts on “Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos of Aleppo, Syria – April-June 1942

  1. The Citadel of is one of the oldest and largest castles in the world and occupies a hill that has been used since at least 2500 BC. “Citadel of Aleppo”. Wikipedia. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citadel_of_Aleppo).

    Posted by a gray | October 31, 2014, 6:53 pm
  2. I wonder what he would make of it now what with ISIS and all that bastardry.

    Posted by suchled | October 31, 2014, 9:33 pm

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