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Academic Year 1967-1968, Unit 5: Some Armed Forces of the Middle East and North Africa

Description: This booklet is the fifth unit of a training course developed for Air Reserve personnel about the armed forces of non-communist countries. This unit discusses the Middle East and North Africa. It includes background information, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: January 1967
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Glass Slide of Carriages in front of Shepheard’s Hotel (Cairo, Egypt)

Description: A glass slide showing a photograph of carriages in front of a place identified as the Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo, Egypt. The hotel was the leading hotel in Cairo and one of the most celebrated hotels in the world from the middle of the 19th century until it was burned down in 1952 in the Cairo Fire. The slide carries the logo of the Chicago Transparency Company.
Date: [1882..1929]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Glass Slide of “’Sais’ or Carriage Runners

Description: A glass slide showing a photograph of two Arab men standing beside a cart. The slide is labeled “’Sais’ or Carriage runners,” and was most likely taken in Egypt. The term "Sais" probably refers to the French term "Saîs coureurs" or "runners." The slide is numbered No. 33.
Date: [1882..1929]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Glass Slide of the Pyramid of Cheops (Egypt)

Description: A glass slide showing a photograph of the Pyramid of Cheops as seen from the West. The Pyramid of Cheops (also known as the Great Pyramid of Giza) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex, and borders what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. On the frame of the slide is printed "T. H. McAllister, Manufacturing Optician, 49 Nassau Street; New York." On the reverse, the slide is numbered No. 9527.
Date: [1882..1929]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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