PRIVATE E. CUTTS, (1), WATCHES PRIVATE A. HUGHES, (2), FIT AN ADAPTED MAGAZINE HE CONSTRUCTED FOR ...

Unit 2/43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Halmahera Island, Morotai Island
Accession Number 089259
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Place made Netherlands East Indies: Halmahera Island, Morotai Island
Date made 5 May 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

PRIVATE E. CUTTS, (1), WATCHES PRIVATE A. HUGHES, (2), FIT AN ADAPTED MAGAZINE HE CONSTRUCTED FOR THE OWEN GUN. THE MAGAZINE CONTAINS 72 ROUNDS, IT ASSISTS SIGHTING, AND COUNTERACTS THE UPWARD THRUST OF THE GUN WHEN FIRED. THE MEN ARE MEMBERS OF THE 2/43 INFANTRY BATTALION.