Extensive ARP exercises were carried out by 5,000 ARP workers in seven municipalities in the city ...

Unit Bomb disposal units (Engineers)
Accession Number 027451
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Buchanan, Robert John
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1 November 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

Extensive ARP exercises were carried out by 5,000 ARP workers in seven municipalities in the city of Melbourne under air raid conditions. Here an unexploded bomb disposal squad is seen lifting a bomb from the crater to be loaded onto the truck for transport to a safe area.