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New Zealand machine gunners in action in Tripolitania during World War 2 - Photograph taken by M D Elias, [ca 22 Jan 1943]

Reference Number: DA-02828-F

New Zealand machine gunners from 27th Battalion going into action in Tripolitania, Libya, during World War 2. Photograph taken by M D Elias circa 22 January 1943.

Key terms:
1 image, related to M D Elias, New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 27 Battalion, Tripolitania, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Libya, Machine guns and World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand - Libya.

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

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: "A NZ machine gun section going into action in country that is traversed by the 8th Army during the pursuit of the Axis forces into Tripolitania."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Libya. Tripolitania. 1943(PFP-028314)

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