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World War II equipment scattered beside dirt track, Noemfoor Island, Dutch New Guinea, 1953 [picture] / Thiess Bros. Pty Ltd
Bib ID 4672982
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description 1953 
1 photograph : b&w ; image 19.2 x 24.5 cm., on sheet 20.3 x 25.7 cm. 
Series

Thiess company and family photographs

Summary

"Noemfoor Island, Indonesia, was the site of major airfields for both Japanese and Allied forces during World War II. Following the Allied departure, a large quantity of military equipment was left behind. Thiess employed a team of more than 150 workers to salvage the equipment from Noemfoor and Biak Islands"--Information from aquisitions documentation.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information from acquisitions documentation.

Part of the collection: Thiess company and family photographs.

Inscriptions: "Noemfoor, June 1953"--In pen on verso.

Condition: Hole punch.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-151776245

Source of Acquisition Donated by Thiess Pty Ltd., 2009. 
Subjects Military supplies -- Indonesia -- Papua -- Photographs.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs.  |  Papua (Indonesia) -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Thiess Bros
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