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Paton, H fl 1942 (Photographer) : New Zealand engineer extracting mines in Tripoli, Libya, 22 Jan 1943

Reference Number: DA-02823-F

Original caption from War History DA file print reads: "During the advance of the 8th Army towards Tripoli a large part of the NZ Engineers efforts was directed towards the clearing of mines from the route. After extracting this Teller mine, the [unidentified] engineer digs deeper for a possible second mine, a common trick of the enemy." Photograph taken in Tripoli, Libya, on the 22nd of January, 1943.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Harold Gear Paton, New Zealand Army 2nd NZEF New Zealand Engineers, Tripoli, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Libya and Mines (Military explosives).

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. Libya. Tripolitania. 1943(PFP-022742)

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