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New Zealand trucks passing through Maadi, Egypt, during World War 2 - Photograph taken by H Paton, ca 10 Jun 1943

Reference Number: DA-04136-F

New Zealand trucks passing through Maadi, Egypt, during World War 2, at the end of the North African campaign. Shows a truck with New Zealand soldiers on board, travelling down a road towards the camera. Two Egyptian children stand on the footpath alongside. Photograph taken circa 10 June 1943 by H Paton.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Harold Gear Paton, Maadi, Tanks (Military science), Egyptians, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Africa, North and World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand - 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. Horizontal 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 trucks have just two or three more miles to go before reaching base.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Egypt. Maadi 1943(PFP-027930)

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