British Colonial Secretary Winston Churchill in Damascus, Ottoman Syria, 1912Australian troops with captured Morane-Saulnier MS.406 fighters and a Potez 630 bomber, Syria, Jul 1941Captured French Potez 63.11 aircraft, Aleppo, Syria, 1941Wrecked French Potez 630 and Farman 220 aircraft at Baalbek, Syria, 1941
British Colonial Secretary Winston Churchill in Damascus, Ottoman Syria, 1912Australian troops with captured Morane-Saulnier MS.406 fighters and a Potez 630 bomber, Syria, Jul 1941Captured French Potez 63.11 aircraft, Aleppo, Syria, 1941Wrecked French Potez 630 and Farman 220 aircraft at Baalbek, Syria, 1941
French Circassian Cavalry assembling outside the railway station at Damascus, French Mandate of Syria in preparation of the surrendering ceremony to Axis officials, Sep 1941Major General Arthur Allen, commander of Australian 7th Division, and Lieutenant Colonel Murray Moten, commander of Australian 2/27th Infantry Battalion, Hammana, Lebanon, 2 Sep 1941Australian soldier Clive H. Roughley posing with a captured MB.200 bomber, Rayak, Syria-Lebanon, 1941
French Circassian Cavalry assembling outside the railway station at Damascus, French Mandate of Syria in preparation of the surrendering ceremony to Axis officials, Sep 1941Major General Arthur Allen, commander of Australian 7th Division, and Lieutenant Colonel Murray Moten, commander of Australian 2/27th Infantry Battalion, Hammana, Lebanon, 2 Sep 1941Australian soldier Clive H. Roughley posing with a captured MB.200 bomber, Rayak, Syria-Lebanon, 1941


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