A web site dedicated to the unique island of

Soqotra (Socotra)

Island of the Dragon’s Blood Tree

Soqotra during World War II.

The island was an important base for the Allies during World War II and these pages provide an historic record of those years where service men played their part from a remote island.

This page is dedicated to the personnel who served on Soqotra during World War II, in particular those of the Signals Section.

The aerial photographs were taken by "Wimpey" of 621 Squadron - 1945 from a Wellington bomber.