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Egypt: El Alemein railway station, 1942

Reference Number: DA-09762-F

The first train draws into El Alamein station after the October offensive. The train was driven by New Zealand Army Engineers. The heavy concrete armour on the engine is protection against bomb splinters and cannon gun attacks from the air

Key terms:
1 image, related to Egypt, El Alamein, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel and Armoured trains - 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 negative(s)1 b&w original photographic print(s)Various Material Types

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographoc ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-016862)

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