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New Zealand World War 2 soldier Merv L Stringer asleep after four days and nights days in action, Italy, 1944

Reference Number: DA-14223-F

World War 2 soldier Merv L Stringer of 20th New Zealand Battalion, C Squadron, asleep in his Sherman tank, half a mile behind the lines, north of Rimini, Italy, after four days and four nights in action. 75mm shells are stacked on the right. Headphones, still operating, are around his neck. Photograph taken by Jock C Montgomery in 1944.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sergeant Merv L Stringer, Jock C Montgomery, Italy, Tanks (Military science) and World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand.

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 copy 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-026394)

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