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Diary, 1939-08 - 1944-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND A.26

Scope and Contents

Gives a general account of Bagnold's movements during the Second World War, including desert patrols and operations. Events covered include: Bagnold's arrival in Egypt (1939); Turkey reconnaissance (1940); tour of Aden Gulf area (1940); visit to Fort Lamy (1940); journey to Kufra proclamation ceremony (May 1941); journeys to Gaza, Brummana and Jeruslaem (Oct 1942), Sudan and Eritrea (Dec 1942) and Turkey (May 1943 and Aug 1943); and his return to England (Mar 1944).


  • Creation: 1939-08 - 1944-05

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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Finding aid date

2015-11-26 12:05:08.600000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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