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Under the German flag, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, November, 1914 [picture]
Bib ID 3291231
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description 1914 
1 photograph: b&w ; 7.4 x 10.4 cm. 
Series

German raid on Cocos (Keeling Islands) and sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney, November 1914.

Summary

Inscription: "Under the German flag. Prisoners of war under martial law"--In pencil on reverse.

Photograph of British officers on Cocos Islands under armed guard by the German landing party from the SMS Emden.

Notes

Part of collection: German raid on Cocos (Keeling Islands) and sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney, November 1914.

Title from inscription on reverse.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-149336272

Subjects World War, 1914-1918 -- Cocos (Keeling) Islands -- Naval operations, German -- Photographs.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Cocos (Keeling) Islands -- Amphibious operations -- Photographs.  |  Cocos (Keeling) Islands -- Photographs.

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