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New Zealand soldiers unloading a Bofors gun from a barge, [1942-1944]

Reference Number: WH-0154-F

Soldiers of the 3rd New Zealand Division's 29 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment unloading a Bofors gun from a barge near Noumea during a training excersise. Photographed by an unknown photographer between 1942 and 1944.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand Army 2nd NZEF (IP), New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 29th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Oceania, Barges - Pacific area, Boats and boating - Pacific area, World War, 1939-1945, Ordnance, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Pacific Ocean, Soldiers - New Zealand, New Zealand. Army. Artillery and World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand.

Part of:
World War 1939-1945 official negatives - WH Series, Reference Number PAColl-4161-10 (83 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)Cellulosic film negative 10 x 12 cm. Single negative

Historical Notes: 3rd New Zealand Division was disbanded in 1944

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - left of image: NZEF IP. A New Zealand force on amphibious training in the Pacific. 744. A phase in the beach landing of men and materials during excersises. Official war photograph.

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