Digitised Image

New Zealand convoy passing through Gabes while the local population repair a canal crossing

Reference Number: DA-03004-F

Shows a New Zealand convoy passing through Gabes while the local population repair a canal crossing destroyed by the Germans. Photograph taken by H Paton

Key terms:
1 image, related to Harold Gear Paton, Tunisia, New Zealand. Army - Military life, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Tunisia, Deserts and Trucks.

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)Single negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-014581)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - When NZ forces made their outflanking movement across miles of almost impassable desert through El Hamma to Gabes they performed one of the war key actions.

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