ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.
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An airman attaches the tow rope of an Airspeed Horsa glider to the tow hook of a Handley Page Halifax A Mark V Series 1 (Special) glider tug of No. 295 Squadron RAF Detachment at Goubrine II, Tunisia, in preparation for Operation FUSTIAN; the airborne assault and seizure of the Primosole Bridge over the River Simeto, south of Mount Etna on Sicily, by elements of 1st Parachute Brigade on the night of 13/14 July 1943.
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