Photo: Soldier bandaging Italian POW’s foot

Once the battle was won in the desert, German and Italian troops surrendered readily without further resistance.  This is one of many photographs taken of Allied troops aiding the captured soldiers who, perhaps only a day before, had been trying to kill them.


Photographer unknown, 1941


Accession number: H98.103/4297


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures collection. Gift of The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), 1976

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