ZENAG, NEW GUINEA, 1944-02-27. A JEEP AND TRAILER CONVOY CONTINUING ALONG THE ROAD FOURTY EIGHT ...

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Accession Number 070952
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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ZENAG, NEW GUINEA, 1944-02-27. A JEEP AND TRAILER CONVOY CONTINUING ALONG THE ROAD FOURTY EIGHT AND A HALF MILES FROM WAU AFTER THE SURFACE HAD BEEN CLEARED FROM A LANDSLIDE BY A D6 ANGLE DOZER FROM NO.4 PLATOON, 2/1ST MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS. THE DOZER CLEARS IN ONE HOUR AN AMOUNT REQUIRING THE LABOUR OF FIFTY NATIVES FOR TWO DAYS.