Milne Bay, New Guinea. 1942-07-31. Senior Allied officers at a supply landing point. The SS ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Milne Bay
Accession Number 148941
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

Milne Bay, New Guinea. 1942-07-31. Senior Allied officers at a supply landing point. The SS Bantam (left) carried the drums of petrol seen on the water which were handled from ship to beach by native labour. Left to right: Major L. V. Miller, Quartermaster Corps, United States Army; Brigadier General H. J. Casey, Chief Engineer General Headquarters, United States Army in Australia; Colonel L. J. Sverdrup, Corps of Engineers, United States Army and Group Captain F. Thomas, RAAF. (Donor Brigadier J. Field)