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Cairo in the War

Artemis Cooper

Cairo in the War

1939-1945

by Artemis Cooper

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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cairo (Egypt),
  • Egypt,
  • Cairo.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Egypt -- Cairo.,
    • British -- Egypt -- Cairo.,
    • Cairo (Egypt) -- History.,
    • Egypt -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Artemis Cooper.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT148 .C66x 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 370 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages370
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1780593M
      ISBN 100241126711
      LC Control Number89172955

      Artemis Cooper is the author of Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure, Cairo in the War, and Writing at the Kitchen Table, the authorized biography of Elizabeth her husband Antony Beevor she wrote Paris After the Liberation, She has edited two collections of letters and Words of Mercury, a collection of pieces by Patrick Leigh Fermor. 15 hours ago  Eureka Entertainment releases FIVE GRAVES TO CAIRO, Billy Wilder’s riveting World War II spy thriller, in its UK debut on Blu-ray from a new 4K .

      This is Cairo's story, and that of his handler, Will Chesney, a SEAL Team Operator whose life would be irrevocably tied to Cairo's. Starting in , when Will was introduced to the SEAL canine program, he and Cairo worked side by side, depending on each other for survival on hundreds of critical operations in the war on terrorism. Get this from a library! Cairo in the War [Artemis Cooper] -- For troops in the desert, Cairo meant fleshpots or brass hats. For well-connected officers, it meant polo at the Gezira Club and drinks at Shepheard's. For the irregular warriors, Cairo was a city to.

      In wealthy Scottish socialite Dorothy Brooke followed her new husband to Cairo, where she discovered thousands of suffering former British war horses leading lives of toil and misery. Brought to the Middle East by British forces during the Great War, these ex-cavalry horses had been left behind at the war's end, abandoned as used equipment too costly to send home. . For troops in the desert, Cairo meant fleshpots or brass hats. For well-connected officers, it meant polo at the Gezira Club and drinks at Shepheard's. For the irregular warriors, Cairo was a city to throw legendary parties before the next mission behind enemy lines. For countless refugees, it was a stopping place in the long struggle home.


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