Digitised Image

Italian plane exploding in the Western Desert, Western Desert, during World War 2, 1943

Reference Number: DA-02847-F

Original caption reads: "Crashed Italian plane explodes in the [Western] desert [North Africa] Infymen lie flat to avoid flying debris as the fuel tanks burst." Photograph taken by H Paton and M D Elias in 1943, circa 22 January, during World War 2.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Harold Gear Paton, M D Elias, Italy. Aeronautica, Western Desert, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Africa, North and World War, 1939-1945 - Aerial operations, Italian.

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. Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-025628)

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