I was lately with our club members at "Al Alamein Military museum and the "commonwealth" cemetery.
We have taken some nice photos which I think might make a nice feature.
I realize these are a lot of photos but they are of great value to all modellers. Please feel free to select some or all.
Here are the details:
On Monday the 20th of July 2015, me and some of our "Egyptian scale modellers Club" members were on Holidays close to Al Alamein area that witnessed a lot of action during the WWII and where the "Battle of Alamein" took place.
We decided to go for a visit to "Al Alamein Military Museum" which was lately renovated and we came out with some nice photos that we wanted to share with you.
It was indeed very impressive to see the actual tanks, trucks and guns that were recovered from the desert and witnessed the real war action.
Some of the vehicles were recovered with complete stowage and tools which are displayed inside the Museum Halls.
Some comments to add on the photos:
Photo001: On the coastline highway a tanks is pointing towards the museum location
Photo002 to 071: The external exhibits of the museum
Starting Photo072: the internal exhibits
Photo 075: some milk cans recovered from a Ford truck found intact in the desert
Photo 083: Some scale models are shown in the museum, some of them received as gifts from Egyptian scale modellers
Photo 091: A German officer lighting his cigarette using a lens in the desert 50 degree C temperature
Photo109: A painting of my Great Grand Father "Mahmoud Fahmi", minister of defense during the war time
Photo 117-118: The original belongings of "Rommel" including cap & eye protection
Photo 122: German device for distance estimation
Photo 135: decoy tanks laid by British troops
Photo 140: Entrance to the commonwealth cemetery
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