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P01495.002

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ID number P01495.002
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white

Description

MALEME, CRETE. 1941-05-18. MEMBERS OF 'A' TROOP, 2/7TH BATTERY, 2/3RD LIGHT ANTI-AIRCRAFT REGIMENT, WITH A 40MM BOFORS GUN ON THE NORTH SIDE OF MALEME AIRFIELD. IN THE BACKGROUND, TOWARDS THE BEACH, ARE TWO OF FOUR UNSERVICEABLE BREWSTER BUFFALO FIGHTER AIRCRAFT, PROBABLY SABOTAGED BY THE GERMANS. LEFT TO RIGHT: VX44544 GUNNER (GNR) E. S. WATKIN, VX27594 BOMBARDIER ARTHUR LES HARRIS, VX37289 GNR R. A. SELLECK, VX28698 GNR N. R. MCDONALD, VX46234 GNR J. W. ECKER, VX45850 GNR R. E. CHARLES, VX43296 GNR G. MCD. HEWITT. (DONOR A. HARRIS)