WARTIME CHRISTMASES IN FIVE COUNTRIES IN WORLD WAR II

  • Harry Rose-Innes
Keywords: first-person account, six wartime Christmases, gunner with the Second South African Division, captured at Tobruk, 2nd Anti-Aircraft Brigade

Abstract

This article is a first-person account of six wartime Christmases spent in no less than five countries: Kenya, Libya, Italy, Germany and, finally, South Africa. The writer, a gunner with the Second South African Division, was captured at Tobruk and spent the remaining three years of the war, with the exception of short periods of escape, as a prisoner of war.

Author Biography

Harry Rose-Innes
Groenkloof, Pretoria
Published
2012-02-13
How to Cite
Rose-Innes, H. (2012). WARTIME CHRISTMASES IN FIVE COUNTRIES IN WORLD WAR II. Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies, 25(2). https://doi.org/10.5787/25-2-252
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Articles