|Place||Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Palestine, Gaza|
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
|Place made||Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Gaza|
|Date made||April 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Australian soldiers standing on and around a wrecked British Mark IV tank which was put out of ...
Australian soldiers standing on and around a wrecked British Mark IV tank which was put out of action on 19 April 1917 by Turkish forces during the second battle of Gaza. It was captured by the Turks and was converted into a strong post, which became known to the Australians as the 'Tank Redoubt'. It was subjected to intense British artillery fire.