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Members of the 28 (Maori) Battalion eating Christmas Dinner in the desert, Nofilia, Libya - Photograph taken by Dr C N D'Arcy, 25 Dec 1942

Reference Number: DA-11477-F

Members of the 28 (Maori) Battalion eating Christmas Dinner in the desert, Nofilia (Libya), on Christmas Day of 1942. Shows soldiers in uniform sitting cross-legged on the sand around a make-shift table, drinking beer and eating food from tins. Photograph taken on 25 Dec 1942, by Dr C N D'Arcy.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Dr C N D'Arcy, New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 28 Battalion (Maori Battalion), Nofilia, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Libya, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, Maori and Christmas.

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 copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-029947)

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