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South Yemen (region)

Subject Source: Local sources

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Journeys in Arabia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 67
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters from John Goepel to his parents written during his time in Aden, April-November 1939, 38 pages. There are 11 photographs illustrating the text. On the inside cover are manuscript maps. The letters discuss Goepel's duties, which were complicated by rivalries between local rulers. They are preceded by an introduction dated 11 February 1984.

Dates: 1984
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