General Freyberg (left) with Divisional Cavalry Protective Troop, Libya, 1942

Lieutenant-General Sir Bernard Freyberg, VC, General Officer Commanding the New Zealand Division, confers with Brigadier Weir, CRA (on right) on a vantage point overlooking Azizia during the World War 2 advance on Tripoli, North Africa. Three Stuart tanks of the New Zealand Divisional Cavalry Protective Troop wait behind the ridge. Photograph taken in November 1942 by Harold Gear Paton (1919-2010). National Library of New Zealand (Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa).   


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