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Trucks of the New Zealand Division at the end of the North African campaign, Maadi, Cairo, Egypt, during World War 2 - Photograph taken by H Paton, ca 10 Jun 1943

Reference Number: DA-03164-F

Convoy of trucks of the New Zealand Division at the base camp in Maadi, Cairo, Egypt, during World War 2, at the end of the North African campaign. Photograph taken by H Paton.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Harold Gear Paton, Maadi, Vehicles, Military, Deserts - Egypt, Military camps - Egypt, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Africa, North and Transportation, Military.

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

Historical Notes: The New Zealanders were completing the last stage of the 2000 mile journey, from near Tunis, back to Egypt, after nearly a year's continuous campaigning. The roads of the camp are lined with men from base units, hospitals, and convalescent depots.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Egypt. Maadi 1943(PFP-027928)

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