Western Desert, Egypt. 20 January 1942. Flying over Halfaya soon after the surrender of the ...

Unit Garrison units
Accession Number MED0306
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Place made North Africa: Western Desert, Western Desert (Egypt)
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Western Desert, Egypt. 20 January 1942. Flying over Halfaya soon after the surrender of the garrison on 17 January 1942, an Air Ministry photographer took this aerial photograph which shows knocked out tanks, armoured vehicles and emplacements. To the right can be seen the graves of members of the garrison.