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P01813.474

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ID number P01813.474
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Photographer Robertson, Ian
Physical description Black & white

Description

Korea. c. 1950-11. Corporal 'Stewie' Ham of the Sniper Section, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), inspects a captured Communist Chinese 7.62 mm Mosin Nagant M1891/1930 sniper rifle fitted with telescopic sights. Resting alongside him in the foreground is a US M1 Carbine. The Australians armed themselves with a variety of captured and 'borrowed' weapons in Korea. (Donor I. Robertson)