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2014-01-09-Italian-Postal-Presence-in-Egypt-&-The-Middle-East to WWI

Mattia Guida presents: Italian Postal Presence in Egypt and the Mid East up to WW1


2014-01-09 6:30 pm to 10 pm

NTSC's own Matt Guida curates tonight's presentation which will start from 1860, will cover the opening of the Suez Canal and the immigration of Italian workers in Egypt promoted by Ing Negrelli who designed the Canal.   

It will cover the opening of Italian Postal Offices in Egypt, the organization of the Egyptian Mail with the support of Italian Post, the start of World War I and the recruitment of Italian troops in Egypt to be deployed in Palestine against the Ottoman Empire.

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Next Meeting (Jan 23rd) is the AGM and Election of the Club Executive.