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World War II North Africa Photograph Album, 1941-1945.
Bernath Mss 155LOCAL
Collection Overview

Title:

World War II North Africa Photograph Album, 1941-1945

Creator/Contributor:

Bradford, Mark., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Album contains over 130 photographs, sketches, and clippings, mainly images of the western desert and Libya, Egypt, and some of Jerusalem, apparently taken by a British soldier (most likely RAF officer) who was also associated with a theatre troupe. Includes photos of military vehicles and aircraft, skirmish aftermaths, scenery and monuments (Sphinx, pyramids), local peoples, and a section of United Services Concert Party photos, featuring performers in costume, some in blackface. Also includes two photos of German Field Marshal Rommel and one of Churchill.

Date:

1941 (issued)

Subject:

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North -- Pictorial works
Egypt -- Pictorial works
Libya -- Pictorial works
Jerusalem -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2005.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], World War II North Africa Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 155. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Photograph albums.
Sketches.
Clippings (information artifacts).

Physical Description:

.2 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.