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Cairo in the War : 1939-1945

Author: Artemis Cooper
Publisher: London : H. Hamilton, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For troops in the desert, Cairo meant fleshpots or brass hats. For well-connected officers, it meant polo at the Gezira Club and drinks at Shepheard's. For the irregular warriors, Cairo was a city to throw legendary parties before the next mission behind enemy lines. For countless refugees, it was a stopping place in the long struggle home. The political scene was dominated by the British Ambassador Sir Miles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooper, Artemis, 1953-
Cairo in the War.
London : H. Hamilton, 1989
(OCoLC)651997314
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Artemis Cooper
ISBN: 0241126711 9780241126714
OCLC Number: 20265815
Description: xiii, 370 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by Artemis Cooper.

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This book relates what Cairo, between 1939-1945, meant to different groups of people, such as the troops, the officers, the irregular warriors, the inveterate gamblers, the free French, Poles and  Read more...

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