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ID number P04101.756
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
Photographer Parker, David Dare
Place made Iraq: Baghdad
Date made 10 May 2003
Credit line Acquired through Australian War Memorial official commission 2003


Corporal (Cpl) Russell Huxley (foreground) and Sergeant (Sgt) Phil Johnston inside the supply tent at Baghdad International Airport. The supply tent had been given the nickname of "Shadey Shack of Shonkies," the destination sign hanging from the roof of the tent was a souvenir from the airport terminal. Both are members of No 382 Expeditionary Combat Support Squadron RAAF based at Baghdad International Airport, and deployed to the Middle East as part of the Australian commitment assembled to disarm Iraq.