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New Zealand gunners in action, 1953

Reference Number: PA1-f-113-1861

19 February 1953. Warm and well covered in their winter issue parkas the crew of Able 3 gun Peter Battery 16 NZ Fd Regt load and fire their gun, which the photograph (shows) in full recoil, at a flak suppression target in support of an air strike on well fortified Chinese hills. A light sprinking of snow covers the ground and although nearly noon the temperature climbs no higher than 15 degrees F. The gun's crew are: Gunners A E Downie (Mandiville, Gore), E Evans (Christchurch), M Wyllie (Gisborne), and Bdr G R Young (Tapu)

Key terms:
1 image, related to Gunner A E Downie, Gunner E Evans, Gunner M Wyllie, Bdr G R Young, Korea, Soldiers, Artillery and Korean War, 1950-1953.

Part of:
Korean War Official album 13, Reference Number PA1-f-113 (1 digitised items)
K Force albums, Reference Number PAColl-4161-05 (18 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 photographic print(s)Single photograph

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