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  • Title
    Official World War II photographs of Australia's Pacific Campaign
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 644
  • Level of description
  • Date

    1942-1945 (A censorship pass expiry date on many of the images have been used for dating)
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 1352 silver gelatin photoprints - 11.5 x 15 cm.-16.5 x 22 cm.
  • Scope and Content
    Images of Australian military involvement in the Pacific war arena, together with other allied personnel (mostly United States troops) in Australia, various South/Southwest Pacific locations and New Guinea
  • System of arrangement
    This collection comprises 121 record series arranged by location and subject. You may navigate to a more detailed description of each series from this collection record.
  • General note

    Most of the photoprints are by the Commonwealth of Australia. Department of Information. Also included are photoprints by the U.S. Office of War Information, Sydney and the Military History Section, Australia
    Some photoprints are reproduced in: Yanks and Aussies in battle : official pictures of Pacific War from Pearl Harbor to Timor. Sydney, N.S.W. : N.S.W. Bookstall Co., Location number: Q940.9549/A Mitchell Library and War in New Guinea, official war photographs of the battle for Australia / photographs by the Department of Information, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney : F.H. Johnston. Location number: Q940.9549/A Mitchell Library
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Most photoprints are titled on reverse
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