World War 2 New Zealand troops, on Nissan Island, Papua New Guinea, firing at Japanese barges
World War 2 New Zealand mortar crew of 30 Battalion, 3rd New Zealand Division, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Pacific, on Nissan Island, Papua New Guinea, circa 1942-1945. They are firing at Japanese barges concealed on the shore. All persons unidentified. Photographer unidentified.
Note on back of file print reads:"...Commando raid mortar gun teams firing at Jap barges and installations. In rear, officer observes effect of the fire in the Jap area."
Published in "Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45, The Pacific" by Oliver A.Gillespie, photographic plates between pages 272 and 273.
Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Physical Description: Silver gelatin print 9.3 x 12.3 cm
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of: 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 / War History original photographic prints from the file print collection
Format: 1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Silver gelatin print 9.3 x 12.3 cm, Orientation: Horizontal imageSee original record
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