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25 Battalion

List of Illustrations

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List of Illustrations

Sixth Brigade on the march at Helwan, September 1941 NZ Army
Following page 146
Farewell parade, Wellington, August 1940 C. Boyer
Tug-of-war on board the Mauretania B. C. Mills
Bound for Greece: Maj C. D. A. George, 2 Lt G. J. B. Morris, Maj S. M. Satterthwaite, Capt L. H. Cordery (RMO), 2 Lt I. C. Webster, 2 Lt I. D. Reid H. G. Witters
On the wharf at Piraeus H. G. Witters
Resting on the roadside in Athens H. G. Witters
In the Olympus Pass. Divisional Headquarters at Dholikhi H. G. Witters
In the snow at Olympus H. G. Witters
Looking west from left flank of 6 Brigade's positions at Molos—a post-war photograph W. G. McClymont
Returning from Greece on board the Thurland Castle H. G. Witters
25 Battalion officers, Helwan, 1941 W. J. Wakeling collection
Assaulting barbed-wire entanglements—a demonstration by a 25 Battalion squad, November 1941 NZ Army (H. Paton)
Colonel McNaught addresses officers and NCOs at Baggush before the November 1941 campaign G. J. McNaught collection
6 Brigade Headquarters at Point 175, near Sidi Rezegh S. Lyle-Smythe
Looking eastwards towards Point 175 W. Timmins
The Mosque at Sidi Rezegh J. M. Mitchellpage xii
‘Jerry gets amongst our trucks at Sidi Rezegh W. J. Wakeling
Assault landing exercises in the Great Bitter Lake, February 1942 R. H. Jackman
In the Zabboud area, Syria: Lt-Col G. D. A. George, Capt R. C. Wilson, Capt H. G. Witters, Maj R. L. Hutchens, Maj F. R. McBride, Maj J. C. Porter R. H. Jackman
A Kurdish village in North Syria R. Walker collection
Bren carriers in Aleppo NZ Army (H. Paton)
Troops bivouac in the Sinai Desert on the way back to Egypt, June 1942 R. H. Jackman
Sandstorm at El Alamein Gnr Howarth
The barrage at Alamein, 23 October 1942 H. K. Kippenberger collection
Miteiriya Ridge. Sixth Brigade positions between 25 and 26 Battalions A. D. Watkin
The New Zealand Division parades for Mr Churchill at Tripoli J. Finlay collection
At Tripoli: General Freyberg, Brig H. K. Kippenberger, Mr Churchill, Brig W. G. Gentry, Lt-Col C. M. Bennett, and the three battalion commanders of 6 Brigade, Lt-Cols D. J. Fountaine (26 Bn), J. Conolly (24 Bn) and T. B. Morten (25 Bn) G. V. Turnbull
C Company watersiders at Tripoli J. Finlay collection
6 Brigade Group laagers for the night, Tripolitania N. G. Fagan
Bivouac area near Enfidaville J. Finlay collection
Takrouna, from 25 Battalion positions R. McColl collection
A convoy passes through Marble Arch on the way back to Egypt J. Fraser
Following page 376
In the Maadi baths NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
New Zealand troops embark at Alexandria for Italy, October 1943 NZ Armypage xiii
Panorama of Orsogna showing breastworks F. H. Williams collection
Looking west from Castelfrentano towards Orsogna NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Clearing snow in Castelfrentano W. S. Bellerby
Aerial view of Cassino, November 1943 25 Battalion War Diary
The first stick of bombs falls on Cassino, 15 March 1944 A. M. Miller
Pasquale Road A. M. Miller
The Convent, from the east British Official
Capt A. Norton-Taylor, Sgt Bill Nicolle and Dick Olds are welcomed to Sora NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Castiglione from 6 Brigade Headquarters. Monte Lignano is in the distance on the left NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
New Zealand ‘stonks’ falling on German positions guarding the approach to Florence NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Captain Sheild and Majors Webster and Finlay J. Finlay collection
B Company cookhouse at the beach, south of Leghorn J. Finlay collection
Mud at Rimini J. Finlay collection
C Company cook with Italian children J. Finlay collection
B Company officers on reconnaissance at the Senio J. Finlay collection
RAP at staging area north of Forli J. Finlay collection
Meal time at a platoon house on the Senio G. E. Pritchard
B Company troops move up towards the Senio with their assault bridge NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
The Senio stopbank, 9 April 1945 J. Finlay collectionpage xiv
A platoon passes through Barbiano NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
25 Battalion infantry and tanks advance towards the Santerno G. E. Pritchard
Moving up to Zagonara NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Crossing a scissors bridge near San Giorgio G. E. Pritchard
Knocked-out enemy tank blocks the road near Bondeno G. E. Pritchard
Crossing the Po J. Finlay collection
Trieste NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Lt-Col A. S. Wilder W. J. Wakeling collection
Lt-Col G. J. McNaught
Lt-Col H. G. Burton
Lt-Col I. L. Bonifant NZ Army (G. R. Bull)
Lt-Col T. B. Morten NZ Army
Lt-Col E. K. Norman