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Air force raid on Benghazi Harbour, Libya, seen from prison camp 116, ca 1943

Reference Number: DA-10603-F

Air force raid on Benghazi Harbour, Libya, as seen from prison camp 116 (Palm Tree). Photograph taken by H R Dixon, circa 1942. Note on back of file print reads "PW - Allied - Cyrenaica"Caption from back of file print reads: "The result of a very successful Air Force raid on Benghazi Harbour one late afternoon when three ships were smashed. This incidently [sic] raised our hopes of not being shipped away. Note blankets airming on barbed wire of prison camp."

Key terms:
1 image, related to H R Dixon, Camp 116, Palm Tree (Prison camp), Benghazi, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Libya and World War, 1939-1945 - Prisoners and prisons, Libyan.

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 12 x 8.9 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-024076)

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