Object details

Category
Souvenirs and ephemera
Related period
Second World War (production)
Dimensions

Each Card X 3: Height 11.5 cm

1x Army Exchange Car: Height 7.5 cm

whole: Height 20 cm, Lenght 24 cm, Width 19.5 cm, Width 7.5 cm

Catalogue number
LBY K. 15 / 956

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Crusader tanks and other vehicles out on patrol in the Western Desert, 26 August 1942.
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