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  Item Reference: HAMILTON 7_12/18

Description

Photograph of a RN officer showing an anti-submarine dart to Russian Army Col Alexieff, head of visiting party of Russian Army officers (photograph stopped by censor). The caption on the reverse reads "The visit of a Russian Commission to the Dardanelles. The officers constituting the Commission wore the uniform of the British privates, with the exception of the Russian badge in their caps. In the photograph a British Naval Officer is seen showing to Colonel Alexieff, the Chief of the Russian Commission, a submarine dart." No 3133. From a collection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915.

Collection

Gallipoli Examined: Hamilton, I

Description

Another selection of official photographs from the Dardanelles Expedition in 1915-16. These photographs, supplied by the Central News Agency, were each assigned a four digit agency number which follows the description. The images here include survivors on board ship, wounded soldiers, Indian soldiers,…

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