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Elias, M D, fl 1943 (Photographer) : Behind the El Alamein front, officers of the 28th (Maori) Battalion, studying a map of the Western Desert, 23 Octoher 1942

Reference Number: DA-06727-F

Behind the El Alamein front, on the eve of the successful offensive which commenced on Oct 23, a group of Maori officers study a map of the Western Desert. From left to right: Lt G Marden (Nth Ak), Lt J Aperahama (Nth Ak), Capt JC Henare (Nth Ak), Capt W Porter, [MC, Bar (?) - this was transcribed from back of file print] (Nth Ak). Photograph taken by M D Elias.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sir James Clendon Henare, M D Elias, George T Marsden, W Porter, Lieutenant J Aperahama, El Alamein, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt, Military manoeuvres, Maori - Soldiers and Maori - Military officers.

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 Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-019847)

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