Scenes after the surrender of Halfaya

Made:
1942
maker:
Cash, J Allan

Vintage silver gelatin print by J. Allan Cash, titled "The Libyan Campaign. Scenes after the surrender of Halfaya". British official photograph (War Office). Crown Copyright. Caption on verso reads: "The enemy at Halfaya sent an envoy to Major General de Villiers at 8 a.m. on January 17th, asking for terms of surrender. At mid-day near Halfaya Major General de Villiers met an Italian General to receive the unconditional surrender of the Axis garrison. This picture shows: Italian prisoners loading up a truck with their kit. In the foreground is a wounded German prisoner, awaiting transport to a P.O.W. camp."

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5131/11186
type:
photograph
credit:
Focal Press Collection, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

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