OFF TARAKAN ISLAND. 1 JULY 1945. MEMBERS OF 11 PLATOON, B COMPANY, 2/3 PIONEER BATTALION, MADE A ...

Place Asia: Borneo, Tarakan
Accession Number 110444
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

OFF TARAKAN ISLAND. 1 JULY 1945. MEMBERS OF 11 PLATOON, B COMPANY, 2/3 PIONEER BATTALION, MADE A 24 HOUR PATROL AROUND THE NORTH COAST OF TARAKAN ISLAND IN A LANDING CRAFT MECHANISED. SHOWN, CORPORAL P J CASHMAN, USING A SET OF JAPANESE BINOCULARS, CAPTURED IN THE HILLS, TO SCAN THE BORNEO SHORELINE FOR SIGNS OF RAFTS OR BOATS.