Object details

Souvenirs and ephemera
Related period
Second World War (production), Second World War (content), Second World War (association)
Otto Maciag

whole: ceramic


whole: W: 18cm H: 36.5cm D: 3cm

Catalogue number
EPH 7838

Related content

Crusader tanks and other vehicles out on patrol in the Western Desert, 26 August 1942.
Second World War
How The British Secured A Victory In The Desert During The Second World War
When Italy declared war on 10 June 1940, the Italian Army in Libya threatened the vital Suez Canal in British-occupied Egypt. Italian forces attacked Egypt on 13 September. General O’Connor’s Western Desert Force was outnumbered, but his commander-in-chief, General Wavell, ordered a surprise attack at Sidi Barrani three days later.