been fishing New Zealand soldiers trout fishing using rifles near the Syrian and Turkish border during World War II, 9th July 1942.

‘Been fishing…Got fish’

A New Zealand soldier J Thompson (Taihape), shows his catch to a Kurdish local after fishing with rifles and hand grenades on the Syrian Turkish border during World War II, 9th July 1942.

Photograph taken by M D Elias.

Colourised by Paul Reynolds.

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