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Soldiers buying beer in a dugout canteen during World War II, [ca 1942 or 1943]

Reference Number: 1/4-019289-F

A soldier purchases a bottle of Ballarat Bitter beer while relaxing with other soldiers inside a dugout canteen stocked with canned goods, chocolate, cigarettes, and assorted rations. Photograph probably taken during the North African campaign, circa 1942 or 1943, by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to World War, 1939-1945 - Military life, Beer, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel and Soldiers - Recreation.

Part of:
World War 1939-1945 Official negatives, Reference Number PAColl-4161-15 (194 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 Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Recreation(PFP-031107)

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