The Allied advance into Syria

Object Title

The Allied advance into Syria

The Allied advance into Syria

Reference

BEN 84

Level

Item

Scope and Content

British and Free French forces advanced into Syria to counter Axis infiltration. The Allied troops were opposed by Vichy forces and it was after a month's hard fighting that General Dentz "Vichy High Commissioner for Syria" asked for an armistice. An anti-aircraft gun moving along a dusty track on it way to Damascus.

Numbered BM.2635.

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open accesst

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Associations

Creator(s) War Office

Contents

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