German Stuka pilot brought down near Minqar Qaim, Egypt - Photograph taken by W A Whitlock

German Stuka pilot brought down near Minqar Qaim, Egypt - Photograph taken by W A Whitlock
Date
9 Jul 1942
By
Whitlock, W A, active 1942
Ref
DA-02553-F
Description
A German Stuka pilot brought down probably near Minqar Qaim. A Hurricane put his motor out of action, and while gliding over NZ lines, Bofors finished him off. He piloted a Stuka during the Flanders Campaign and had been in action on the Eastern Front and had taken part in the capture of Crete. Photograph taken on 9 July 1942 by W A Whitlock. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic 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 original negative(s), Negatives, Cellulosic film negative, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Whitlock, W A, active 1942. German Stuka pilot brought down near Minqar Qaim, Egypt - Photograph taken by W A Whitlock. 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-02553-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22812508

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