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New Zealand World War 2 soldier Arch Currie on a truck, El Alamein, Egypt - Photograph taken by H Paton, ca 9 July 1942

Reference Number: DA-06752-F

New Zealand World War 2 soldier Arch Currie standing on a Morris truck at El Alamein, Egypt, looking though binoculars. Original caption reads: "NZ Div hold off enemy for whole day covering withdrawal of other troops to El Alamein. Shows one of our trucks burning." Photograph taken circa 9 July 1942 by H Paton.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Harold Gear Paton, Arch Currie, El Alamein, Vehicles, Military, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt, Morris trucks and World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand - Egypt.

Part of:
World War 1939-1945 official negatives - DA Series, Reference Number PAColl-4161-08 (1313 digitised items)
New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency, Reference Number PAColl-4161 (2071 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 9.6 x 12.2 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library PicturesWar History Collection(PFP-016631)

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