Mortars (Ordnance)

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New Zealand soldiers at the front near Le Quesnoy
Date: 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013799-G Description: Members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force at the last front line before Le Quesnoy. Photographed some time in 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders. Other - P...
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Date: 1970 - 1989 From: Smith family (collectors) :[Ephemera and posters relating to peace, nuclear-free movements, women's rights, the environment, and international affairs. 1970-1990s] Ref: Eph-B-SMITH-Peace Description: Includes material from the New Zealand Spartacist League, the Pacific Institute of Resource Management, Citizens for the Demilitarisation of Harewood, the Wo...
Date: 1879 - 1832 - 1880 From: Hodgkins family including William Mathew Hodgkins :[Sketchbook and scrapbook, 1880s] By: Hodgkins, William Mathew, 1833-1898 Ref: E-038-q-2-002 Description: A small mortar or cannon on a wheeled carriage, standing on a wooden platform, possibly seen by the artist on a visit to New Plymouth in 1879. There is a rou...
Date: 1915 - 1918 From: [Postcard album of cards collected by Joye Eggers / Taylor. 1905-1970s]. By: Daily mail (London, England) Ref: Eph-B-POSTCARD-Vol-8-038-btm Description: Shows four soliders loading a mortar into place in preparation for firing. Other Titles - "Tommy's" nickname for a trench mortar is a "Flying pig", and this...
[Der Weltkrieg]; 1917 - Neue Ausbildung und neue Waffen [Cards 163-168. Page] 45. [1920s?]
Date: 1914 - 1920 - 1918 - 1929 From: Der Weltkrieg: Herausgegeben vom Cigaretten-Bilderdienst Dresden A 1 [Cigarette card album. 1920-1935?] Ref: Eph-F-WAR-WI-1920s-01-45 Description: Album page shows six picture cards headed '1917: Neue Ausbildung und neue Waffen' [1917 - New training and new weapons], with a short paragraph of text below...
Date: between 1943-1944 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 Ref: PA1-f-107-06-5 Description: Members of the Tonga Defence Force of 2nd NZEF (Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force), training with a 2" mortar in Tonga. Photograph taken between 1943-19...
German soldiers with a trench mortar, Libya
Date: 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-08295-F Description: German soldiers with a trench mortar, in Libya, November 1941. Taken by an unidentified German photographer. Note on back of file print reads "Captured Germa...
Kaye, George, 1914- : NZ mortar position near Faenza, Italy
Date: 15 December 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-07918-F Description: NZ mortar position near Faenza, Italy. Another bomb had just been fired into enemy positions less than 1000 yards away. Photograph taken by George Kaye on th...
New Zealand 6 inch trench mortars being prepared for action in Beauvois, World War I
Date: 21 Oct 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013682-G Description: A fitter getting New Zealand 6" trench mortars ready for firing at Beauvois, France, during World War I. The gun casings remain on the carriages that are par...
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Open desert in the Sirte area, Libya, during World War 2, showing an enemy mortar exploding in front of advancing New Zealand soldiers
Date: ca 22 Jan 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-02839-F Description: Open desert in the Sirte area, Libya, during World War 2, showing an enemy mortar exploding in front of advancing New Zealand soldiers who are crawling on th...
Members of the Tonga Defence Force of 2nd NZEF, training with a 3" mortar in Tonga
Date: between 1943-1944 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 Ref: PA1-f-107-06-4 Description: Members of the Tonga Defence Force of 2nd NZEF (Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force), training with a 3" mortar in Tonga. Photograph taken between 1943-19...
Soldiers with captured weapons, Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey
Date: Aug 1915 From: Hampton, W A, fl 1915 :Copy of a photograph album relating to World War I Ref: 1/2-168813-F Description: Soldiers with captured weapons, Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey, photographed August 1915 by Sergeant W A Hampton. Shows a Vickers machine gun and a mortar. Ins...
New Zealand soldiers working a mortar in Tripoli, Libya, during World War 2
Date: 22 Jan 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-06916-F Description: Unidentified New Zealand soldiers (probably from the 28th Battalion) working a 2 inch mortar in the Sirte area, Tripoli, Libya, 22 December, 1943. Photograph...
New Zealand support line near Le Quesnoy
Date: [1918] From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013800-G Description: Members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the support line before Le Quesnoy. Photographed some time in 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders. Other - Prin...
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New Zealand soldiers, Mono Island, World War 1939-1945
Date: 1939-1945 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: WH-0556 Description: World War 2 New Zealand soldiers with a 3 inch mortar in action during jungle training, Mono Island, Solomon Islands. Taken by an unknown photographer. Quan...
Cohorn mortar with a line of unidentified men behind it, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa
Date: 1899-1902 From: Wallace, G R, fl 1959 :Photographs of the South African War Ref: PAColl-6571-01 Description: Cohorn mortar with a line of unidentified men (possibly Boer Republic fighters) behind it, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa. Taken between 1899 and 1902 b...
Stacking ammunition for a trench mortar battery, Colincamps
Date: 15 Apr 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013156-G Description: Soldiers carry mortar shells across open ground and stack them for a New Zealand trench mortar battery near Colincamps, France. Photograph taken 15 April 191...
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Mortar ammunition lies ready outside Cassino as Allied advance continues, Italy, World War II - Photograph taken by George Kaye
Date: 18 May 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-05702-F Description: Ammunition for mortars lies ready outside Cassino as the Allied advance continues in Italy, during World War II. Photograph taken on 18 May 1944 by George Fr...
Member of a World War 2 New Zealand motar crew, near Faenza, Italy
Date: 15 Dec 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-07916-F Description: Unidentified member of a World War 2 New Zealand motar crew dispatching another bomb. Photograph taken by George Kaye, 15 December 1944, near Faenza, Italy. ...
Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :1972 elections campaign. Before the barrage starts - . 26 /10/1972.
Date: 1972 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-134-279 Description: Shows Norman Kirk (Labour Party leader) and John Marshall (National Party leader) firing shells at each other, while "peace'loving people" take cover with pi...