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New Zealand engineers who rebuilt the pontoon bridge over Suez Canal, 1943

Reference Number: DA-04345

View of the New Zealand Engineers who were mainly responsable for the reconstruction of the pontoon bridge over the Suez Canal. The old structure had to be replaced as the calm and saline waters of the canal were favourable to the luxuriance of barnacles on the pontoon. Photographed by an unknown photographer on the 10th of August, 1943.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Suez Canal, Military engineers, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel and World War, 1939-1945 - 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)film negative. Single negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Egypt. Suez Canal. 1943(PFP-019444)

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