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P10271.009

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ID number P10271.009
Collection Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file JPEG
Photographer Fletcher, Nick
Place made Afghanistan: Qandahar Province, Kandahar, Kandahar airfield
Date made 13 February 2011

Description

A Royal Australian Air Force C130 Hercules A97-464 transport plane at Kandahar airfield.

One of a series of photographs taken by Nick Fletcher, Senior Curator of Military Heraldry and Technology at the Australian War Memorial, as part of the Memorial's Curators in the Field program. This program continues the Memorial's tradition of documenting Australia's experience of war, through observing the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and collecting records, photographs, oral histories and objects for the Memorial's National Collection. Nick travelled to Afghanistan with the ADF from January to February in 2011, together with fellow staff members Stephanie Boyle, Senior Curator of Film and Sound; and Peter Pedersen, Head of the Research Centre.