12th Field Company RE & the Dummy Tanks of Matruh – December 1940 — Ubique Vir

H.Q. Matruh Fortress 2/Lt D.V. Hutchinson had now been stationed with the 12th Field Company RE at Mersa Matruh for just over 3 months, having disembarked on 28 August 1940. He arrived to a continuous scene of heavy bombing from enemy aircraft, with hundreds of shells falling in the area on a daily basis. In between […]

12th Field Company RE & the Dummy Tanks of Matruh – December 1940 — Ubique Vir

One thought on “12th Field Company RE & the Dummy Tanks of Matruh – December 1940 — Ubique Vir

  1. An interesting insight.
    One small detail, the in the photo A13 was built in France in 1940 and appears to have the air cleaners mounted at the front! But the Germans probably did not know this so no loss…

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