World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt

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Date: 1942 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. Historical Publications Branch : Photographs of North African and Italian campaigns in World War II By: Paton, Harold Gear, 1919-2010 Ref: PAColl-D-0170 Description: Mounted photograph of three soldiers sharing a cigarette in the desert with mosquito netting draped round their heads to protect them against flies. Photogra...
Date: 1941-1944 From: Wright family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1349-4 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
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 ...
Date: 1940 - 1950 - 1945 By: Waite, Frederick, 1885-1952 Ref: Eph-C-WAR-WII-1940s-01 Description: Shows Cairo with the Services Club marked, as well as the Citadel, the Railway Station, Shepheard's Hotel, the NZ Forces Club, the Continental Savoy Hotel, ...
Date: 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: PAColl-4161-01-076 Description: Some photographs include captions. Images of the 8th Army offensive of El Alamein showing: members of 28 Maori Battalion (Lt G Marsden, Lt J Aperahama, Capt ...
Date: [Circa 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 By: McIntyre, Peter, 1910-1995 Ref: PA1-q-287 Description: Official photographs from World War II, very few of which have captions. General Freyberg is seen in many images, with different groups of officers and soldi...
BOAC Short seaplane Corinthian delivering mail at Cairo, Egypt, during World War II
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-01421-F Description: British Overseas Airways Corporation, Short seaplane `Corinthian' delivering mail at Cairo, Egypt, during World War II. Taken by an unidentified photographer...
Date: 1941-1945 - 1970-1979 By: Aydon, Godfrey William, 1911-1981 Ref: ATL-Group-00042 Description: Collection contains material relating to the service of Corporal Godfrey William Aydon (2 NZEF 36239) in World War II in Egypt and Palestine, 1941-1945. Pho...
Official photographer, R Landry with P Duffield, war correspondent, near the El Alamein front, Egypt
Date: 26 Jul 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-02585-F Description: R Landry (left), official photographer for Life with P Duffield, war correspondent for the London Evening Standard. Landy, a Hollywood photographer, filmed a...
The Central Press Photos Ltd :Photograph of British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Anthony Eden, addressing troops of 2NZEF as they arrive at Port Tewfik, Egypt
Date: Feb 1940 By: The Central Press Photos Ltd Ref: PAColl-10075 Description: British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Anthony Eden, addressing New Zealand troops of the 1st Echelon as they arrive at Port Tewfik, Egypt, in Febru...
Date: 1941-1942 (transcribed 1983) By: Loftus, Harold, 1896-1994 Ref: MS-Papers-2408 Description: The diaries cover the period Feb 1941-Jun 1942. The letters are to Loftus's wife, Isabel, Mar-Jun 1942 Source of title - Supplied title Accompanying materi...
Date: 16, 23 August, 13 Sept, 1994 - 16 Aug 1994 - 13 Sep 1994 From: The Men in Our Lives oral history project By: Jones, David, 1914-1999 Ref: OHInt-0406-19 Description: David Jones born Wanganui, 1914. Outlines family background - maternal grandparents from County Cork, Ireland - mother born in Greymouth - Uncle Jack became...
Date: 1941 By: Childs, Reginald Johnston, 1907-1976; Greer, Allan Cameron, 1917-1993 Ref: E-279-q-027 Description: A greetings card, showing New Zealand gunners in front of the Sphinx & the Parthenon. A message inside the card conveys Christmas and New Year Greetings To M...
Date: 1941 By: McIntyre, Peter, 1910-1995; Greer, Allan Cameron, 1917-1993 Ref: E-279-q-026 Description: Shows a cheerful New Zealand soldier wiping his brow, his rifle across his knees. He is seated on several swag bags Another copy at E-279-q-011 According...
Date: 1941 By: McIntyre, Peter, 1910-1995; Gifford, Algernon Charles, 1862-1948 Ref: E-279-q-011 Description: Shows a New Zealand soldier wiping his brow, his rifle across his knees. He is seated on several swag bags According to the artist, the subject of this draw...
Date: 1940-1946 By: Blundell, Henry Neil, 1909-2002 Ref: Micro-MS-0594 Description: Describes his service in the Royal New Zealand Air Force; training in New Zealand and UK; air strikes against Germany; transfer to Egypt; service at Guadacan...
Date: 1941 - 1980 From: McIntyre, Peter 1910-1995 :Peter McIntyre's war paintings. [Waiouru], Queen Elizabeth II Army Memorial Museum Trust, 1980. By: McIntyre, Peter, 1910-1995; National Army Museum (N.Z.) Ref: C-108-014 Description: Shows covered army trucks driving across dusty plain, with a shell exploding in the background. No 1181 of edition of 2000. Inscriptions: Recto - beneath i...
Date: 1941-1943 From: Startup, Robin McGill, 1933- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6485-2 Description: Letters from Private William Bee to his family in Oamaru while on active service during World War II; he continues describing his life as a soldier, writing ...
Date: 1940-1941 From: Startup, Robin McGill, 1933- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6485-1 Description: Letters from Private William Bee to his family in Oamaru while on active service during World War II in which he describes his life as a soldier training at ...
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 By: McIntyre, Peter, 1910-1995 Ref: PAColl-4161-01-200 Description: Photographs of the paintings done by Peter McIntyre, official New Zealand war artist, during the war in North Africa. Also photographs of the opening of exhi...