Matt Tidswell
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Brew-up!   Tea in the Western Desert. A British infantryman and tank crewman chat around their Benghazi cooker, with a Gurkha rifleman. All eagerly awaiting the respite of a sweet 'cuppa.'

Brew-up! Tea in the Western Desert. A British infantryman and tank crewman chat around their Benghazi cooker, with a Gurkha rifleman. All eagerly awaiting the respite of a sweet 'cuppa.

German general Erwin Rommel agreed to commit suicide in return for assurances his family would be spared

WWII German general Erwin Rommel refused to comply with Hitler’s order to execute Jewish POWs. Being against the politics, Erwin Rommel was serving for Hitler until he was promoted to Panzer Unit Commander.

The rest of the mechanics of the drivers of tanks Pz.Kpfw VI Tiger 501st heavy battalion tyajelyh tanks in North Africa.

bmashina: “ The rest of the mechanics of the drivers of tanks Pz.Kpfw VI Tiger heavy battalion tyajelyh tanks in North Africa. ” Tigers in Tunisia

SAS Jeeps in N Africa WWII

E A heavily-armed patrol of 'L' Detachment SAS in their jeeps wearing 'Arab-style' headdress January

LRDG - Long Range Desert Group, North Africa 1943.

An jeep in the area of The vehicle is heavily loaded with jerry cans of fuel and water, and personal kit. The 'gunner' is manning the cal machine gun, while the driver has a single Vickers 'K' gun in front, and a twin mounting vickers behind.