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My two school years spent in Libya

Column by Courtney Finn, chairman of Grantham Civic Society

Between the ages of seven and nine I had two fascinating years going to a British military school in Benghazi.

My Father was a NAAFI district manager responsible for the NAAFI shops and canteens for the British forces stationed in the Cyrenaica province of Libya. He had to order supplies from the UK, organise the shipping and see that the ships were unloaded safely so that goods reached their designations. He had a weekly slot on the local forces radio to advertise what was new.

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