The Battle of Egypt, 1942: Unloading Casualties from a Hospital Train in the Nile Delta Area
image: Interior of a tent with casualties lying on stretchers. A train can be seen through the open tent-
At the end of June 1942, Gross returned to Cairo. He was sent to Khartoum, where he joined up with a hospital train.
During his journey, he recorded the wounded at Advance Dressing Stations across the desert. He completed a series of thirty-nine drawings
entitled 'The Battle of Egypt', which covered Advance Dressing Stations, ambulance trains, British, Indian and New Zealand Infantry and the
Royal Air Force.
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