Norman Pierson : Korean War Photographs

Winter position : Image 1 of 1

Image of Winter position, 1952 1952

  • Title Winter position, 1952
  • Creator Norman Oswald Pierson
  • Date 1952
  • Image 1 of 1
  • Physical Description Original format : Photograph
  • Notes Note from Norman Pierson : Winter position, 1952. (Temperature went to -40 F & ground was frozen for 14 inches).
  • Collection Description Norman Pierson: I left New Zealand with the first unit to go to Korea in December 1950 and turned 24 when on my way. In early 1951 one of our officers bought me back a camera from Japan and I recorded the life I was leading for Mum.
  • Parent Collection Norman Pierson : Korean War photographs
  • Parent Collection Description A collection of photographs, slides and negatives taken by Norman Pierson (207815) in 1951 to 1952 during his time in Korea with 163 Battalion New Zealand Artillery, E Troop. Norman Pierson was the Gun Sergeant in charge of the No. 3 Gun. The photos were taken and sent home to his parents to show what he was "up to in a strange country on the other side of the world".
  • Collection Location Private collection
  • File Reference CCL-Pierson-CCL-PH-0012

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