Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 23rd February – Saturday 27th February 1943

Click here for entry for Thursday 18th February (cont.) – Monday 22nd February 1943 Tuesday Feb 23 Day 689 Usual training during morning.  Outgoing draft last posted up – am returning to Maadi tomorrow.  Spent afternoon packing & getting ready etc. … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 23rd February – Saturday 27th February 1943

Chad Hanna (1940)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Thursday 18th February (cont.) – Monday 22nd February 1943

Click here for entry for Saturday 13th February (cont.) – Thursday 18th February 1943 … groves and then continued through the village.  Pictures at night “Dick Tracy’s  G-Men”.  Terrible performance. Friday Feb 19 Day 685 Too wet for training in open … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Thursday 18th February (cont.) – Monday 22nd February 1943

That Night in Rio (1941)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Saturday 13th February (cont.) – Thursday 18th February 1943

Click here for entry for Saturday 13th February 1943 … sermon which caused the Jews to threaten to throw him over the cliffs of Mt Tabor sometimes known as the Mt of Precipitation.  In afternoon looked through French Convent which since … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Saturday 13th February (cont.) – Thursday 18th February 1943

Native woman drawing water from Mary's Well - Nazareth

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos of Mary’s Well & Franciscan Monastery – Nazareth, Palestine 1943

In my Grandfather’s War Diary entry from Saturday 13 February 1943, he visits Nazareth.  He said – Saw Franciscan Monastery  which was for a while No 2 N.Z.G.H.  (New Zealand General Hospital).  Visited “Mary’s Well” only good spring left at Nazareth and … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos of Mary’s Well & Franciscan Monastery – Nazareth, Palestine 1943

View of cave forming part of Mary's House of altar representing Angel Gabriel speaking to Virgin Mary. Church of Annunication - Nazareth

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Plains of Jezreel, Churches of Annunciation & St Joseph, Nazareth, Palestine 1943

In my Grandfather’s War Diary entry from Saturday 13 February 1943, he visits Nazareth.  He said – Passed over Plains of Jezreel.  Nazareth like all other Arab towns.  Visited “Church of Annunciation” built over caves believe to have been part of … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Plains of Jezreel, Churches of Annunciation & St Joseph, Nazareth, Palestine 1943

Outside the Three-Mile Limit (1940)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 10th February – Friday 12th February 1943

Click here for entry for Wednesday 3rd February – Tuesday 9th February 1943 Wednesday Feb 10 Day 676 Paraded before Col. Stout for Medical Boarding – do not know what I got – if anything.  At night “A Very Young Lady” – Jane … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 10th February – Friday 12th February 1943

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 27th January (cont) – Tuesday 2nd February 1943

Click here for entry for Wednesday 20th January – Wednesday 27th January 1943 Wednesday January 27 Day 662 … traveling to Jerusalem – passed through parts of Old City & around walls then onto Bethany – where Christ stayed with Mary … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 27th January (cont) – Tuesday 2nd February 1943

The Next of Kin (1942)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 20th January – Wednesday 27th January 1943

Click here for entry for Wednesday 13th January – Tuesday 19th January 1943 Wednesday January 20 Day 655 Farm trip cancelled owing to state of weather so spent most of day in writing.  Slowing catching up. Thursday January 21 Day 656 … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 20th January – Wednesday 27th January 1943

This Thing Called Love (1940)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 13th January – Tuesday 19th January 1943

Click here for entry for Wednesday 6th January – Tuesday 12th January 1943 Wednesday January 13 Day 648 Fatigue in morning lasting one hour.  Had trip to Netanya in afternoon – small modern township about 12 miles distance.  Saw through Diamond Cutting … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 13th January – Tuesday 19th January 1943