The hut at Mape, Portuguese Timor, used by the signals section, Force Headquarters, 2/2 ...

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Accession Number 121434
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Davis, Keith Benjamin
Place made Timor
Date made 12 December 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

The hut at Mape, Portuguese Timor, used by the signals section, Force Headquarters, 2/2 Independent Company. It was here that the famous transmitter Winnie the war-winner, a masterpiece of improvisation, the wireless set was constructed by TX4745 Signalman Max Lyndon Loveless.