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2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery

List of Illustrations

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List of Illustrations

F Troop, 6th Field, in action at Ruweisat Ridge—from a painting by C. Hansen
Following page 149
The 7th Anti-Tank on Queen Street, Auckland, 27 April 1940 L. Clark collection
The New Zealand Anti-Tank Battery on the range at Lydd, Kent, March 1940 Keystone View photograph, London
A 4th Field 18-pounder at Maadi Camp, early 1940 British official
W. F. McCarthy and his E1 crew fire a French 75 at Larkhill, August 1940 J. F. Spring
A 60-pounder in Libya, early 1941 British official
A 4.5 medium gun in Libya, 1941 British official
A 4.5 howitzer of the 6th Field, Helwan, January 1941 B. C. Mills
B1 of the 6th Field driving through Athens, March 1941 S. Wilson
The 4th Field in the Olympus Pass R. H. Dyson
The highest 25-pounder in EuropeOlympus Pass J. C. White
A spectacular 4th Field gun position at Olympus D. A. Hawkins
Driving past Thermopylae D. H. Robertson collection
The 6th Field at Molos R. S. Wait
4th Field shells bursting among Germans at Kriekouki S. N. S. Crump
Paratroops over Maleme R. H. Dyson
The Askifou Plain from the north NZ Army
Bill Carson near Galatas in Crete
The embarkation beach at Sfakia page xii
The 4th Field moves back into the desert, September 1941 F. T. Allan
4th Field RHQ at Baggush R. H. Dyson
A 14th Light Ack-Ack Bofors ready for action, 22 November 1941 J. B. Hardcastle
A 6th Field conference in Libya J. B. Hardcastle
A 2-pounder portée in Libya with Bren gun on ack-ack mounting NZ Army
Portée action in Libya, November 1941 G. Silk (AIF)
An L Troop portée firing near Point 175, 1 December 1941 A. B. Gordon
Maffey's Halo rises as A1 portée burns, 25 November 1941 F. T. Allan
The few surviving 6th Field guns prepare to withdraw from Belhamed J. C. White
Jack Spring (GPO of D Troop, 6th Field) and his staff have just withdrawn from Belhamed T. P. Foster collection
The 4th Field looks towards Belhamed C. S. J. Duff
E Troop, 4th Field, with captured 105 in background F. T. Allan
Monstrous 210s shell Belhamed F. T. Allan
4th Field RHQ near Belhamed C. S. J. Duff
4th Field Signals Office near Belhamed N. W. Laugesen
Following page 309
Manhandling Bofors into position on the way to Gazala G. Silk (AIF)
A 5th Field gun in the Gazala battle G. Silk (AIF)
2-pounder portée at Gazala G. Silk (AIF)
5th Field on Combined Operations training in the Gulf of Suez British official
A 33 Battery portée below the Aleppo citadel NZ Army (H. Paton)
Gas-mask practice on the Forqloss manoeuvres, Syria British official page xiii
25-pounder on Forqloss plain British official
Boys anti-tank rifle on manoeuvres British official
The first shell lands at Minqar Qaim, 27 June 1942 W. A. Whitlock
A 25-pounder in the Minqar Qaim action NZ Army (H. Paton)
A makeshift OP at Minqar Qaim NZ Army (H. Paton)
Disabled vehicles at the foot of Minqar Qaim—from a painting by Sergeant J. W. Crippen J. W. Crippen
Minqar Qaim J. W. Crippen
A nearby wadi J. W. Crippen
The break-out—from a painting by Captain Peter McIntyre NZ Army
A jeep towing a 6-pounder in the early days in the Alamein line NZ Army (H. Paton)
The remnants of the Ariete Divisional Artillery, 3 July 1942 British official
A 5th Field gun firing under a camouflage net, at Alam Nayil, August 1942 J. Christensen
The 14th Light Ack-Ack engaging the Luftwaffe at Alam Nayil
The burial of a gun crew of 43 Battery, 16 July 1942 British official
27 Battery goes to ground in a Stuka raid, August 1942 J. C. Pattle
‘Swordfish’ area, September 1942 G. H. Levien
General Montgomery presents a DSO to Steve Weir, 12 October 1942 British official
Lance-Bombardier B. W. Johnston receives the MM British official
36 Survey Battery relaxing on the shore of the Dead Sea NZ Army (M. D. Elias)
A survey camp in the Transjordan NZ Army (M. D. Elias)
General Freyberg confers with senior officers before the Alamein offensive J. C. White
A 4.5 at Alamein J. F. Spring page xiv
A gun of A Troop, 5th Field, fires its last round on supercharge before the breakthrough, November 1942 J. C. Pattle
A Troop gun crew, 5th Field, relaxing before the beginning of the pursuit, November 1942 J. C. Pattle
A 7th Anti-Tank lorry bogged down near Fuka L. Clark collection
Fuka after the deluge, November 1942 NZ Army (H. Paton)
Following page 442
A Bofors approaching Matruh, November 1942 NZ Army (H. Paton)
Sidi Barrani NZ Army (H. Paton)
B2 of the 6th Field climbs Sollum Pass NZ Army
A Bofors on the road above Sollum NZ Army
Winching a 4th Field gun up a slope in the course of the left hook round El Agheila F. T. Allan
27 Battery at El Haseiat J. C. Pattle
The parade for Mr Churchill at Tripoli NZ Army (H. Paton)
6-pounder portées pass the saluting base NZ Army (H. Paton)
Assembling the guns before the parade H. R. Joll
A 6-pounder in action in the Tebaga Gap J. F. Spring
The 5th Field fires in front of Medenine J. Christensen
Armour attacking the Roman Wall—from a sketch by C. Hansen C. Hansen
Plotting corrections on an artillery board near Takrouna NZ Army (M. D. Elias)
Jack Spring observes from a camouflaged quad near Takrouna NZ Army (M. D. Elias)
Buildings on Takrouna J. C. Pattle
Senior officers in Tunisia NZ Army (M. D. Elias)
A ‘Pheasant’ at Maadi Camp—a 17-pounder mounted on a 25-pounder carriage D. Sweetzer
A class at the Artillery Training Depot (the 32nd Field), Maadi Camp NZ Army (G. R. Bull)
A 5th Field gun firing on manoeuvres near Maadi, August 1943 J. Christensen page xv
Austin 6-pounder portées of 34 Battery preparing to leave Maadi, September 1943 NZ Army (G. R. Bull)
Artillery HQ officers outside the ACV near the Sangro NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Artillery HQ in the first engagement in Italy on the way to the Sangro NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
D. McKenna oils a 5th Field gun during a lull on the Sangro front NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Operating a Bofors predictor near the Sangro NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A B Troop, 4th Field, gun firing from a muddy gun pit near the Sangro NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A Bofors crew surveys the Sangro front NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Steve Weir, Ike Parkinson and General Freyberg near the Sangro NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
An American 155 similar to those used on the Orsogna front—from a painting by Russell Clark NZ Army
An Air OP aircraft on the Orsogna front NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Crossing the Sangro NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A 5th Field troop command post during an Air OP shoot W. Fisk
Following page 573
Steve Weir addresses his officers in the Volturno Valley British official
A major repair of a 25-pounder in the Volturno Valley NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Looking north and north-east from Monte Trocchio L. W. Wright collection
Smoke-screening 26 Battalion near the Cassino railway station
Smoke canisters screening Route 6 as it enters Cassino NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
C Troop, 5th Field, on upper-register shooting behind Trocchio W. Fisk
A 36 Survey Battery post on Trocchio, overlooking Route 6 F. H. Williams page xvi
Jack Mitchell conducts the Rt. Hon. Peter Fraser on an inspection after the Cassino battle NZ Army (M. D. Elias)
K. J. Retter using a director on the Cassino front NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Field and medium guns on the Cassino front Indian official
Montecassino abbey dominates the guns as they shell Cassino United States official
A 6th Field artillery board near Sora NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A flash-spotting post near Sora NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
R. T. Stewart of the 6th Field hands washing to children near Sora NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A ‘stonk’ falls on the hills above San Michele in the Florence battle NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A sound-ranging microphone being sited in the Florence battle NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
Operating sound-ranging equipment in front of Florence NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
An M 10 at San Casciano NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
The Bofors which sank a German motor launch off Rimini, October 1944 NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A 5th Field jeep at Riccione NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A waterlogged 5th Field gun pit near Forli NZ Army
Empty 25-pounder cartridge cases at Faenza NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A causeway of ammunition boxes at Faenza NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A 17-pounder in front of Faenza covers the Via Emilia NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
On the final advance: approaching the Idice River NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
A 17-pounder crossing the Po NZ Army (G. F. Kaye)
The 4.2-inch mortar J2 in action H. Sharples
The CRAs: Reggie Miles, Steve Weir, Ike Parkinson, Ray Queree, Bill Thornton NZ Army