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Low flying fighter support plane patroling New Zealand columns in Egypt during World War 2 - Photograph taken by H Paton, ca 9 Jul 1942

Reference Number: DA-06890-F

Original caption reads: "Low flying fighter support planes patrol New Zealand columns as they leave Mersa Matruh [Egupt], bound for Minqar Qaim [Egypt], where they first contacted the enemy. Only once, at the beginning of this campaign, was transport bombed." Photograph taken during World War 2 circa 9 July 1942 by H Paton.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Harold Gear Paton, Mersa Matruh, Fighter planes and World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt.

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. Square imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-027135)

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