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Morning after the Barrage at El Alamein

There’s a Devil in the dawn – Horrific spawn of last night’s hideous moon, That hung above the gun’s inferno And smiled on men who died too soon. There’s a Devil in the dawn – See him fawn on those

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Battle Interlude

The ground shuddered, the canvas shook, In the darkness flash on flash Swept from left to right And right to left; One here, another one there, One this side, then that side,~ Ever faster.  Now A dim horizon is a

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Tony Celner M.B.E.

          Tony (I) Celner, an able linguist, was chosen to work for Intelligence Corps.  His role was to interrogate prisoners of war as they came off the battlefield.  As a young Lance Corporal in his early twenties,

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