Jun 1941 – Allied troops & locals cross the busy intersection outside the Grand Hotel on Fouad 1st Street, central Cairo, Egypt – real photo post card – circa 1940 – Cairo Picture

Jun 1941 - Allied troops & locals cross the busy intersection outside the Grand Hotel on Fouad 1st Street, central Cairo, Egypt - real photo post card - circa 1940

The Grand Hotel still stands at the current address of No. 17, 26 July Street, Cairo.

Original postcard purchased by my late father-in-law Driver Tom Beazley, 2/1st Anti-Tank Regiment, 6th Division, 2nd Australian Imperial Force. whilst on leave in Cairo.

Digitized & restored from the badly scratched & faded original using Photoshop Creative Suite 8.0

Image published by aussiejeff on 2017-06-22 06:01:47 and used under Creative Commons license.

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