British 8Th Army At El Alamein

Bob Landry1942-08

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection
New York City, United States

During an outdoor church service an English chaplain plays violin for HQ staff of British 8th Army while they sing traditional songs the night before an attack during the campaign in North Africa's Western desert.


  • Title: British 8Th Army At El Alamein
  • Date: 1942-08
  • Location: El Alamein, Egypt
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Special Collections, Army, In The Field, Africa, Wars, Eighth, Wwii, Religion, Great Britain, Chaplains, Great Britain Armed Forces, Services, Units, Singing, Great Life Photographers (Glp Production Scans), 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Bob Landry
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_13051219
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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