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German tank recognition panel


This recognition panel was taken from a disabled German tank near the village of Nofilia in Libya by members of 15 Platoon, 26th Battalion on 17 December 1942. It would have been fixed to the tank to ensure aerial recognition by German planes.


National Army Museum Te Mata Toa
Accession Number: 1984.1313
Permission of the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa must be obtained before any reuse of this image.

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