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  • DEFENCES IN THE QUATARA DEPRESSION

    DEFENCES IN THE QUATARA DEPRESSION

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 15148

    The Quatara Depression lies about about thirty miles South of El Alamein and forms a natural obstacle for an advancing army in that it is composed of soft sand, bogs and salt flats impassable to motorised transport. This salt lake in the Quatara...

  • NEW ZEALANDERS IN THE EL ALAMEIN AREA

    NEW ZEALANDERS IN THE EL ALAMEIN AREA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 14518

    The New Zealand troops in the El Alamein area made a most successful attack on the enemy, surprising and wiping out a leaguer of guns and motor transport. This image shows destroyed German 88mm anti-tank guns found in the leaguer by the New Zealanders....