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Grandad's WWII Diary

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Friday 30th April (cont.) – Monday 3rd May 1943

Apr 30-May 3

Lady Be Good (1941)

Lady Be Good (1941)

Click here for entry for Tuesday 27th April (cont.) – Friday 30th April 1943

Billy the Kid (1941)

Billy the Kid (1941)

… Journeyed to promenade going westward to docks & Farouk’s Palace – gigantic place – bigger than that in Cairo.  Wonderful sheltered harbour – many ships berthed.  Returned past Nabi Danial Mosque believed to be burial palace of Alexander the Great.  At night went to cabaret then afterwards to pictures “Billy The Kid” & “Lady Be Good”

Saturday May 1

Day 755

During morning boarded several trams having a good look at suburbs of Alex.  Afternoon just strolled around city going to dance at services club in evening then finishing at the cinema “Between Us Girls”.

Between Us Girls (1942)

Between Us Girls (1942)

Sunday May 2

Day 756

Today spent most of time at Stanley Bay – rather large crowd there during morning but during afternoon disappeared going to Race Meeting.  At night attended one of the promenade cabaret’s but very few there so did not stay long returning to dance at Jewish Club.

Monday May 3

Day 757

During morning did some shopping buying presents to send home.  In afternoon walked around to dock area but could not get very close as they need passes.  At night went to concert in Globe Theatre “Bright Smiles” – rather good.

Click here for entry for Tuesday 4th May – Saturday 8th May 1943

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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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7 thoughts on “Grandad’s WWII Diary – Friday 30th April (cont.) – Monday 3rd May 1943

  1. Wow the Jewish club. How quaint 😀

    Posted by ladymeritaten | September 3, 2015, 4:05 pm
  2. He visits it a number of times. He wasn’t Jewish but I suppose it was for entertainment rather than reasons of faith 🙂

    Posted by The Sock Mistress | September 3, 2015, 5:23 pm

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