World War 1939-1945 official negatives - DA Series

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Date
[1939-1945]
Ref
PAColl-4161-08
Description

Mostly World War 1939-1945 and the occupation of Japan 1946-1948. Contains non New Zealand material from this period, mostly official photographs. There is some World War 1914-1918 material, mainly war effort on the British home front. J Force, Korean War and Malaysian emergency material are in the form of official albums. Much of this material also has negatives

The DA archives are also part of this collection. They were organised into files by the Historical Branch prior to them coming to the Turnbull Library. These files can be accessed through a card index in the Katherine Mansfield Reading Room.

Source of title - Titles supplied by Library

Arrangement: Negatives housed at DA-00001 to DA-14832

Finding Aids: Card index in the Katherine Mansfield Reading Room..

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Alternative form available: File prints in Photographic Archive

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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
Format
Negatives
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Date: [1940-1943] From: 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-01081-F Description: Italian prisoners of war with items of their carved handiwork at Helwan POW Camp, Egypt. Taken 1940-1943 by an official photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w origin...
Troops after arrival in Egypt from Greece
Date: [ca 1941] From: 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-00756-F Description: Group of NZ soldiers with kit and weapons after arrival in Egypt from Greece. Taken possibly at Maadi military camp circa 1941 by an official photographer. ...
Date: [1941] From: 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-01159-F Description: Colonel J S Blunt, officer in command of the party escaping from Crete, talking with George II, King of the Hellenes, at a garden party in Cairo. Taken in 19...
Sir Cyril Newall presents to Mr Hamuera Ngarimu the VC awarded to 2 Lt Te Moananui-a-kiwa Ngarimu - Photograph taken by J D Pascoe
Date: 6 Oct 1943 From: 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 By: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 Ref: DA-01832-F Description: Governor General Sir Cyril Newall presents to Mr Hamuera Ngarimu, the Victoria Cross awarded to 2nd Lieutenant Te Moananui-a-Kiwa Ngarimu. Photograph taken ...
Churchill visits New Zealanders at El-Alamein
Date: 20 August 1942 From: 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-02602-F Description: Photograph taken by an unidentified British official. Shows British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and New Zealand army commander General Freyberg walking ...
Haircut in the Western Desert, World War II
Date: 12 Nov 1941 From: 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-02147-F Description: Soldier has a haircut in the Western Desert during World War II. Taken on 12 November 1941 by an official photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s)...
Lt Col Waite judging the shortest haircut competition
Date: [ca 1940] From: 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-00979-F Description: Lieutenant Colonel Waite judging the shortest haircut competition aboard 2nd Contingent troopship sailing from Britain. Taken circa late 1940 by an official ...
New Zealand soldier having haircut near a religious statue in Sora, Italy, World War II - Photograph taken by George Kaye
Date: [ca 14 Jun 1944] From: 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 By: Kaye, George Frederick, 1914-2004 Ref: DA-06239-F Description: New Zealanders do a bit of necessary haircutting in the shadow of a statue of a monk, in Sora, Italy - Caption on file print. Photograph taken circa 14 June ...
Private A Forbes gives Private E L Newlove a haircut at the NZ LOB Camp near Capua, Italy, World War II - Photograph taken by George Bull
Date: [ca 20 Feb 1944] From: 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 By: Bull, George Robert, 1910-1996 Ref: DA-05278-F Description: Private A Forbes (Gisborne) gives Private E L Newlove (Patea) a haircut at the New Zealand LOB (Left Out of Battle) Camp near Capua in Italy, during World Wa...
NZ Infantry soldier has haircut behind the lines on the Cassino Front, Italy, World War II - Photograph taken by George Kaye
Date: [ca 30 Mar 1944] From: 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 By: Kaye, George Frederick, 1914-2004 Ref: DA-05394-F Description: New Zealand Infantry soldier, probably from 5 NZ Infantry Brigade, has his hair cut when resting behind the lines after the heavy fighting in Cassino, Italy,...