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'The Echelons first journey to the blue', North Africa, 1941

Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North Africa, 1941 (c).

Trucks of the Echelon, the indigenous supply element of units like the 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), travelling 'up to the Blue', the slang phrase describing the move up to the front line in the Western Desert campaign.

From an album containing 199 photographs compiled by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1975-03-63-5-63

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1975-03-63-5-63

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