THE AUTHOR'S PHOTO ALBUM
Slit trenches and jeeps
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 Enfidaville olive grove
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.
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.