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Dad camp Huckstep Egypt 1944.jpg

Dad camp Huckstep Egypt 1944.jpg


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Leon volan 08-Nov-2015 16:28
1945 I wrote 23 illustrated articles SEEIN CAIRO published in Sandscript - Huckstep paper.
Reprints available.
Leon 08-Nov-2015 16:23
1945 Camp Huckstep newspaper published SEEIN CAIRO 23 illustrated articles which I wrote.
Complete reprints are available - as well as the lead page of Stars and Stripes with my by-lined WW2 war end story headlined: Jap Surrender News Was Uplifting As Atom Bomb. I was a cpl.- now 93 years okd
Guest 24-Jan-2011 04:20
My mother was also a greek national who was born in egypt and married my father also in thr mps. She too was at camp huxtable. Thank you for posting
Andy Jendrzejewski 11-Nov-2009 15:25
My mother was a Greek National, born in Egypt. My father was stationed in Cairo also as an MP after fighting in Italy (Project Avalanche) and met and married my mother there. In order to come to the States after the war, she was quarantined at Camp Huckstep for a month, before making the ocean voyage alone to the States to reunite with my Dad. Your photo provides a glimpse of what it might have been like. Thanks
Lawrence 09-Dec-2008 11:18
Thank you for posting this photo. Just four years after it was taken, the Egyptian government turned Huckstep into a political prison. One of the internees was my grandfather. I've always wondered what it could possibly have looked like and now I know. Thanks!
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