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Uncovering the Christmas hangi at the Maori Training Depot, Maadi Camp, Egypt - Photograph taken by George Bull, 25 Dec 1943

Reference Number: DA-04877-F

Two men from the Maori Battalion digging up a hangi of pork and potatoes for Christmas Dinner at the Maori Training Depot, Maadi. Shows three soldiers pushing dirt aside with spades, while others look on. Photograph taken on 25 Dec 1943, by George Robert Bull.

Key terms:
1 image, related to George Robert Bull, Maadi Camp (Egypt), New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 28 Battalion (Maori Battalion), Maadi, Hangi, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt, Military camps - Egypt 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 original 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-029915)

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