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World War 2 New Zealand troops, on Nissan Island, Papua New Guinea, firing at Japanese barges, circa 1942-1945

Reference Number: PAColl-5547-026

World War 2 New Zealand mortar crew of 30 Battalion, 3rd New Zealand Division, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Pacific, on Nissan Island, Papua New Guinea, circa 1942-1945. They are firing at Japanese barges concealed on the shore. All persons unidentified. Photographer unidentified.Note on back of file print reads:"...Commando raid mortar gun teams firing at Jap barges and installations. In rear, officer observes effect of the fire in the Jap area."

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand Army 2nd NZEF 30 Battalion, New Zealand Army 2nd NZEF (IP), Nissan Island, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Papua New Guinea and World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand.

Part of:
War History original photographic prints from the file print collection, Reference Number PAColl-5547 (52 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 9.3 x 12.3 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

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