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British supply trucks move into Sollum, Egypt, during World War II - Photograph taken by M D Elias, [ca 1 Dec 1942]

Reference Number: DA-02740-F

British supply trucks (probably from 8th Army) moving into Sollum, Egypt, during World War II, circa 1 December 1942. Shows vehicles waiting to climb the escarpment, in an attempt to catch up with the German and Italian forces moving west. Photograph taken by M D Elias.

Key terms:
1 image, related to M D Elias, Great Britain. Army. Army, Eighth, Sollum, Vehicles, Military and World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt.

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)Film negative. Square imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided. .

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Libya. Sollum. 1942(PFP-033995)

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