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Army vehicles travelling in the desert on the Halfaya Pass, Egypt, December 1942

Reference Number: DA-06745

Army vehicles travelling in the desert on the Halfaya Pass, Egypt. Taken by H Paton, December 1942.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Harold Gear Paton, Halfaya Pass, Vehicles, Military, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt, Deserts - Egypt 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)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-014637)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Backing board verso - top centre: NZ column starts the climb up Halfaya Pass. So great was the congestion that vehicles had often to wait for hours before securing a chance to ascend.

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