|Unit||2/14th Field Regiment|
|Place||Oceania: New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Fortification Point Sio Area|
|Object type||Black & white|
|Physical description||Black & white|
Rainsford, Keith Carr
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Fortification Point, New Guinea. 1944-04-08. An interior view inside a disabled Australian ...
Fortification Point, New Guinea. 1944-04-08. An interior view inside a disabled Australian Matilda tank showing the effect of a trial round fired from a Japanese 75mm field gun, pack type, Meiji 41. The round had been fired from a range of 150 yards during tests by the 2/14th Field Regiment arranged by the Operational Research Section, Australian Army Ordnance Corps at Headquarters 5th Division. The weapon had been serviced by the 2/83rd Australian Light Aid Detachment and fired armour piercing, high explosive and hollow charge rounds during the tests.