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Interview with Wilf Dawson and Laurie Kissack about serving in the Desert War in the Second World War

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Date(s): c.2000

Scope & Content: Wilf Dawson and Laurie Kissack talk to David Callister about their service in the Desert War. They talk about water and food rations; NAAFI truck; supplies in Suez and Port Said; Americans and their rations; washing and toilet arrangements; flies; discipline; leaving Glasgow to sail for the Middle East; going into Salerno Bay and HMS 'Warspite'; American boats; sending and receiving letters and parcels.

Language: English

Extent: 6 min.

Item name: digial audio tape

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 0423

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Subject tags : #UOSH


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