Hobson, Phillip Oliver
|Place made||Malaya: Perak|
|Date made||c 1956|
Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
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Seen through the barbed wire of a village checkpoint, an unidentified soldier of 2nd Battalion, ...
Seen through the barbed wire of a village checkpoint, an unidentified soldier of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), and a Malayan Policeman search the baskets and containers strapped to a bicycle for hidden food and weapons. 2RAR is involved in a food denial and control operation which is designed to prevent food supplies from falling into the hands of Communist terrorists, who are known to be active in the area. The vehicle (right) is a GS quarter ton truck (Jeep).