Kōrero: Military and sport

Football in the Western Desert, Egypt (3 o 6)

Football in the Western Desert, Egypt

Men of a New Zealand artillery battery play football against opponents from a British artillery battery in Egypt's Western Desert, around November 1942. The British won 4–0. Even such impromptu games against other units were played with keen intensity.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, War History Collection (DA-01514)
Reference: DA-02765-F
Photograph by Harold Gear Paton

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian McGibbon, 'Military and sport - Second World War and after', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/38726/football-in-the-western-desert-egypt (accessed 20 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Ian McGibbon, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013