View from Southern end of Takrouna hill, Tunisia - Photograph taken by Father J L Kingan

View from Southern end of Takrouna hill, Tunisia - Photograph taken by Father J L Kingan
Date
[ca 18 Sept 1943]
By
Kingan, J L (Rev), 1901-
Ref
DA-09822-F
Description

View overlooking the Eastern face of Takrouna hill in Tunisia, North Africa, taken from the top of a building on the Southern end. Shows stone buildings and the rocky cliff face below the observation post. Some military personnel are observing the view. Photograph taken on 18 Sept 1943, by Father Kingan.

Other - Note on back of file print reads: "This photograph taken from the top of the building on Southern end of Takrouna hill, gives some idea of the difficiulty which faced a small party of Maoris [sic], when they scaled the Eastern Face to establish an artillery post there during the fighting in Tunisia."

Inscriptions: Marginal notes on negative - left of image: DA9822

Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s).

Physical Description: Film negative

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 / World War 1939-1945 official negatives - DA Series
Format
1 b&w copy negative(s), Negatives, Film negative, Orientation: Vertical image
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Kingan, J L (Rev), 1901-. View from Southern end of Takrouna hill, Tunisia - Photograph taken by Father J L Kingan. 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. Ref: DA-09822-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22336774

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