Forward party under shellfire in Egypt, 1941

Māori Battalion troops in the North African desert keep low as a shell explodes in front of them. Men in the open were dangerously exposed to shellfire.

See a photo of the Battalion training in the use of a mortar.

Reference:
Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DA-0157
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Submitted by mbadmin on Mon, 22/06/2009 - 08:46

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