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Pictured: "I sor 3 of em al alike" - cat accidentally gets drunk<br />
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Comical drawings of life inside a Second World War army camp by a British soldier have sold after languishing in a loft for almost 80 years.<br />
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The 40 illustrations are accompanied by stories about the camp's eclectic array of characters narrated by the pet mascot, a cat called 'Little Purr'.<br />
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The charmingly naive drawings were produced in 1943 somewhere in the Middle East by an unnamed soldier who was later killed in battle.<br />
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He used his talent as an artist to poke fun at camp life, with images of a burly soldier peeling potatoes, a greedy mess officer slyly eating a sausage before serving them up and a musical serviceman making rude noises with his tuba.<br />
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The drawings are included in two manuscripts that were salvaged by a fellow soldier who brought them home with him at the end of the war.