1943-01-14. FORCED TO QUICKLY ABANDON A STRONG POINT THE JAPANESE RETURNED SO HURRIEDLY THAT THEY ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Buna
Accession Number 014103
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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1943-01-14. FORCED TO QUICKLY ABANDON A STRONG POINT THE JAPANESE RETURNED SO HURRIEDLY THAT THEY DID NOT HAVE TIME TO DESTROY THIS RANGE FINDER WHICH IS BEING INSPECTED BY GENERAL SIR THOMAS BLAMEY. IMMEDIATELY BEHIND HIM IS LIEUT. GENERAL R.L. EICHELBERGER. AN AUSTRALIAN FOCUSSES PART OF THE RANGE FINDER ON THE NOT VERY DISTANT JAPANESE LINES. (NEGATIVE BY BOTTOMLEY).