New Zealand, South African, and Sikh Indian troops at Mersa Matruh, Egypt, circa 1942Allied supply dumps on fire, Mersa Matruh, Egypt, late Jun 1942
New Zealand, South African, and Sikh Indian troops at Mersa Matruh, Egypt, circa 1942Allied supply dumps on fire, Mersa Matruh, Egypt, late Jun 1942
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