World War 2 New Zealand engineer clearing mines in Tripoli, ca 22 Feb 1943
Reference Number: DA-02824-F
Unidentified World War 2 New Zealand engineer lifting out a German S mine from a landing field in Tripoli, circa 22 February 1943. Photographer unidentified.
1 image, related to New Zealand Army 2nd NZEF New Zealand Engineers, Tarabulus, Mines (Military explosives) and World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand - Libya.
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
Historical Notes: A major task of the Engineers of the New Zealand Division during the advance of the 8th Army towards Tripoli, was the clearing of landing grounds of mines sown to delay the advance of Allied air forces.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Libya. Tripoli. 1943(PFP-027913)
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