Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 73

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Abassieh Camp is on the desert. Cairo itself is on a strip of country very narrow. River flat.
Heliopolis a suburb of Cairo is a beautiful place it adjoined the camp.
This place was intended for a second
This suburb was built mainly by a company There are many beautiful buildings. The grandest of them all is a large hotel, originally built for a second Monte Carlo but a white elephant. While at Abassieh camp the troops ran amok Over a beer question The canteens were levelled to the ground

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