March 1940 - Egypt lets Britain do the fighting: Although independent since Egypt still depended upon Britain to defend its land and the Suez Canal. In anti-British and pro-Axis sentiments were widespread, so British forces occupied Egypt in strength.
Despatch rider Private Harry McDowell of the Highlanders of Canada, Canadian Infantry Brigade, delivering a message to the battalion’s advanced headquarters. Regalbuto, Italy, August (That looks like a Norton
An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infant