BAKRI, MALAYA, 1942-01-15. GUNNERS OF 13TH AUSTRALIAN ANTI-TANK BATTERY USING A 2 PDR ANTI-TANK ...

Unit Anti tank units
Place Asia: Malaya, Johore, Muar Area, Bakri
Accession Number 040367
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 5x4" safety base
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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BAKRI, MALAYA, 1942-01-15. GUNNERS OF 13TH AUSTRALIAN ANTI-TANK BATTERY USING A 2 PDR ANTI-TANK GUN ACTION AGAINST JAPANESE TYPE 94 LIGHT TANKS AT A ROAD BLOCK. THE FORWARD TANK HAS BEEN SET ON FIRE WHILST OTHER TANKS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF ROAD BLOCK, WHICH IS A FELLED RUBBER TREE, HAVE BEEN DISABLED. (SEE ALSO PHOTOS NOS. 040369, 040370). TWO GUNS OF THIS BATTERY KNOCKED OUT FIVE TANKS.