Press photo dated 9 June 1941 with caption that reads: “Military Objective in Syria…Aleppo, Syria–This close-packed collection of terraces, domes oriental roofs and minarets is the second most important city in Syria–Aleppo. Situated near the Turkish frontier and on the Bagdad railroad, it is one of the Syrian centers which must be seized quickly by the British and the Free French troops to keep the Germans from landing troops in Northern Syria.”

Norbert Schiller Collection/Press photo/unknown photographer

Picture scanned from original 18cm X 20cm gelatin print

Copyright: Unknown

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