A recent picture of Lt. Col. T.C. Irvine, M.C. (in kilt) taken during the raids on black marketeers, gives instructions to one of his soldiers. - Vintage Photograph

SKU: SCAN-NOP-00448655

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Sale price$29.90

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A recent picture of Lt. Col. T.C. Irvine, M.C. (in kilt) taken during the raids on black marketeers, gives instructions to one of his soldiers. Our Police Chief in Berlin Under Arrest. The British Chief of Berlin's military police, Lieutenant-Colonel T.C. Irvine is under arrest in a house in a British zone of Germany, 250 miles from Berlin. The nature of the charges against him has not yet been disclosed. Lieutenant-Colonel T.C. Irvine was detained on Saturday and escorted to the British zone by two high-ranking British officers. His court-martial is expected some time early in the New Year. Irvine an old Eight Army man, fought in the Western Desert. A colorful, dashing figure, he personally led the now famous armed raids on the notorious Tiergarten black market. He used Comet tanks and Bren gun carriers. A recent picture of Lt. Col. T.C. Irvine, M.C. (in kilt) taken during the raids on black marketeers, gives instructions to one of his soldiers. Our Police Chief in Berlin Under Arrest. The British Chief of Berlin's military police, Lieutenant-Colonel T.C. Irvine is under arrest in a house in a British zone of Germany, 250 miles from Berlin. The nature of the charges against him has not yet been disclosed. Lieutenant-Colonel T.C. Irvine was detained on Saturday and escorted to the British zone by two high-ranking British officers. His court-martial is expected some time early in the New Year. Irvine an old Eight Army man, fought in the Western Desert. A colorful, dashing figure, he personally led the now famous armed raids on the notorious Tiergarten black market. He used Comet tanks and Bren gun carriers.

Dimensions: 20.8 x 15.2 cm

IMS SKU: SCAN-NOP-00448655

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