The owner(s) of the linked websites are solely responsible for their content. 'desertstories' has no influence on the content of the linked websites and remains dissociated from them. Since it is not possible for 'desertstories' to permanently screen the linked websites about any eventual illegal content, please contact 'desertstories' if you feel that such illegal content was found in any of the linked websites so that the required measures could be taken.

Organisations, Associations, Institutions, Museums & Archives
DVPS - Desert Vehicles Preservation Society

A small group of enthusiasts ( I am one of them) has recently established the DVPS – Desert Vehicles Preservation Association Everything is still in its early stages – but there are lots of ideas already.
The Melik Society

The aim of the Melik Society is to advance public awareness of Anglo-Sudanese history in the period 1883-1956 through the restoration and preservation of the river gunboat Melik and the paddle steamer Bordein.
The CRUSADER Project

Andreas Biermann's blog.
The British Desert Raiders

Fascinating LRDG trucks.
LRDG Preservation Society

Jack Valenti and his group of enthusiasts.
Western Desert Recce Group

From Scotland to the Desert.
Friends of Popski's Private Army

foPPA is an association which keeps the memory for the PPA very well alive.
Zerzura Club

The new version of the famous “Zerzura Club” of the 1930ies.
Royal Geographical Society

The Royal Geographical Society provided information and photographs to “The Bagnold Sun-Compass”.
National Archives

The National Archives assisted us during our research.
Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum was of great help during the research for “The Bagnold Sun-Compass”.
Museo dell'Araba Fenice

A private museum, open to the public upon request, containing Italian uniforms, equipment, medals etc., and a rich library of documents and publications, mostly related to the Italian Colonial commitment.
Heinrich Barth Institut

The Heinrich Barth Institut.
British Sundial Society

The British Sundial Society was formed in 1989. Its objects are to advance the education of the public in the art and science of gnomonics and the knowledge of all types of sundial; to catalogue and advise on the restoration of sundials in the British Isles, and to research their history.

A very comprehensive online museum dealing with all kinds of compasses. If you need to know something – you will find it here:

Malcom Barnfields Sundials is based in Johannesburg, South Africa and has been making sundials of high quality and accuracy for the past 17 years from brass, copper, stainless steel and aluminium.
Tour Operators
Fliegel Jezerniczky Expeditions

A marvelous site about rock-art and desert expeditions run by Andras Zboray.
Rolling Mia Tours

Exclusive and individual desert expeditions in Libya, Tunisia and Oman.
Dabuka New Horizons

A famous tour-operator for the desert
Atlas Travelworld

Books, Maps, Equipment, Training & Tours and after a break of a few years again the famous “Voodoo-Treff” in 2012
Television, Books & Magazines
Pacific Screen

The producers of the famous documentary “Lost in Libya”.
World Media Rights

“Narrow Escapes of WWII” was produced by World Media Rights.
Military Machines International

A very good UK magazine dealing with all sorts of military vehicles.
Belleville Verlag Michael Farin

Belleville has already published several books dealing with the desert and its exploration in the 1930s and 1940s and now they will publish our Operation Salam.