Hanns and Paul Alexander’s Pioneer Corps unit, 93 Company
Official photograph of Hanns and Paul Alexander's Pioneer Corps unit, 93 Company, 1940.
Alexander Family Archive
An official photograph of Hanns and Paul Alexander's Pioneer Corps unit, 93 Company, 1940. In January 1940, Hanns, Paul and fifty other German and Austrian recruits formed the first 'enemy alien' unit from London: 93 Company. In a letter home to his parents, Hanns described his new life: 'Food very good, much lunch. Will gain pounds and stones easily. Just tried on uniform. Everything fits fairly well. So far nothing to grumble about.'
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