Australian troops relaxing in a Timorese village. Sparrow Force could not have survived, or ...

Unit Timor Force
Place Asia: Timor
Accession Number 013790
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Place made Timor
Date made 9 December 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Australian troops relaxing in a Timorese village. Sparrow Force could not have survived, or carried out its dangerous campaign of guerilla warfare, without the support of the Timorese population, whose friendship, courage and loyalty made a lasting impression on the Australians.

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