Mario Barbagallo, son of Josephine Barbagallo (nee Giries Kattan), with a group of internees at the Italian interment camp in Sudan, c.1947
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This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.
The photograph features Mario Barbagallo, son of Josephine Barbagallo (nee Giries Kattan) on the far left with a group of fellow Italian internees and an ostrich, taken at the internment camp they were held at in El Obeid. All Italian civilian nationals living and working in Sudan were interred in camps such as this one until the end of the Second World War.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Photos collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.