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THE AUTHOR'S PHOTO ALBUM

Slit trenches and jeeps


 Slit trench, Enfidaville (6248 bytes)
Slit trench in an olive orchard at Enfidaville, Tunisia. Dust in the air on the left of the photograph is from a mortar stonk which landed nearby.
Another slit trench in the Enfideville olive grove  (6928 bytes)
Another slit trench in the Enfidaville olive grove
Jeep and Chevy 3 tonner (6133 bytes)
A Company intelligence officer Lt Coleman driving the jeep , with   his batman beside him.  Roger Smith, author of 'Up the Blue', was a 'Don-R' with A Company's signals platoon, and drove one of these American made Willys Jeeps during most of   his service in North Africa. In the background is a standard issue Chevy three-tonner.
Bomb crater near Tebaga Gap  (6865 bytes)
Inspecting a bomb crater after the disastrous attack shortly after the battle of Tebaga Gap, in Tunisia. The  vehicle beside the jeep is a Dodge 1500 cwt pickup.

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