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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: AYY 184/1. 10 Jan. 1942. Incidents during desert fighting around Sollum, Egypt. South African signallers heliographing across Sollum Bay to Bak Bak. 6 inch Howitzer shelling Halfaya Pass. South African outposts in wadi. Mortars shelling. Assault from wadi by Transvaal Scottish. Wounded being brought in and Italian shells bursting. Prisoners being searched. Troops with fixed bayonets in Sollum sniping and entering houses. Ruins in Sollum. Dead Germans and abandoned material dump.
AYY 184/2. 27 Dec. 1941. British A.C.V. truck burning after divebomb attack at Antelat, Libya.
1 Jan. 1942. First corvette and mine-sweepers to enter Benghazi Harbour.
7 Jan. 1942. Sappers detecting and digging up mines on outskirts of Agedabia in main track from Antelat.
8 Jan. 1942. British transport damaged by mines two miles from Agedabia and removing injured soldiers from them. German bomb bursting.
9 Jan. 1942. Sapper prodding with bayonet to locate mines on Agedabia Aerodrome. Sentry by burnt out Italian aircraft.
AYY 184/3. 16 Jan. 1942. Mr Bullitt and Mr Lyttleton on tour in desert. Shots inside and outside plane.