Lebanon - Beirut Town Clock

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos taken on the way to Syria – April 1942

These photos were most likely taken by my Grandfather on the 12th & 13th April 1942 when they were in on their way to Syria.  Click here for the diary entry for these photos.   Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos taken on the way to Syria – April 1942

Ruins on the Turkish-Syrian Border

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 15th April (cont.) – Saturday 18th April 1942

Click here for entry for Saturday 11th April (cont.) – Wednesday 15th April 1942 Wednesday 15th April (cont.) … with grassy lands both sides of track.  Arrived at Aleppo at 7AM.  Parts of town we saw looked very old and usual Wog … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 15th April (cont.) – Saturday 18th April 1942

Oranges in native quarter - Haifa - On way to Syria

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Saturday 11th April (cont.) – Wednesday 15th April 1942

Click here for entry for Tuesday 7th April (cont.) – Saturday 11th April 1942 Saturday 11th April (cont.) … pipe line from Iran. Most of the shops closed being the Sabbath.  Missed last bus home walked the seven miles arriving at … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Saturday 11th April (cont.) – Wednesday 15th April 1942