Diary of Middle East tour Vol 2 (Nov 1945-Jan 1946)

Scope and Content

Second (of 5) personal diaries related to Vera Hall's ENSA Middle East tour with the show Stringing Along. This volume includes shows and travel experiences in Alexandria, El-Daba, Mersa Matruh, Cairo, Baghdad and Khanaqin, and includes a descriptions of a burglary in El-Daba, socialising, and a visit to El Alamein cemetery which she describes as "a terrible shame and waste of life".