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German Junkers Ju-52 aircraft dropping paratroopers in Crete, Greece, during World War 2, ca 1941

Reference Number: DA-11022-F

German Junkers Ju-52 aircraft, dropping paratroopers in the Galatos area, Crete, Greece, during World War 2. Photograph taken by E K S Rowe circa 1941.Original caption on back of Defence Archive file print reads: " [Caroon?] noted 'Galatos area. JU52's dropping more troops. The canisters were hanging from the white chutes. Just imagine how good a target the troops would make if they landed amongst our troops.' "

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1 image, related to E K S Rowe, Galatas, World War, 1939-1945 - Aerial operations, German, Air warfare, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Greece - Crete, Junkers Ju-52 (Transport plane) and Germany - Armed forces - Parachute troops.

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. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-026645)

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