WorldCat Identities

Silk, George

Overview
Works: 35 works in 43 publications in 2 languages and 166 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  History 
Roles: Photographer, Author, Illustrator
Classifications: NH32.S5845, 770.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Silk
Going to extremes : George Silk, photojournalist by George Silk( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War in New Guinea : official war photographs of the battle for Australia by George Silk( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A smasheroo of a world's fair : New York turns on the lights at the biggest exposition of all time by Howard Sochurek( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.A.A.F. in the Western Desert by George Silk( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fighter pilots running towards their Tomahawks as a warning of Messerschmitts is sounded
Lovely land too far away : a nostalgic photographer goes back to New Zealand to portray his spectacular and bountiful home country by George Silk( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Maori soldiers in Alexandria after evacuating from Crete, World War II] by George Silk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Soldier sticking out his tongue brandishing knife he took from a German parachutist; Soldier with Iron Cross he souvenired; Maori soldier, half-length, to left
The white wizard's 90th : an inquiring visit to Dr. Schweitzer by Hugh Moffett( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[British and Allied armed forces in North Africa] by George Silk( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shows British and Allied advance in Western Desert: A Bren gun carrier penetrating barbed wire defenses; South African armoured cars entering Benghazi; South African troops inspect wreckage of German troop carrier; British soldiers with unexploded aerial bomb; South African troops advance through smoke screen; Empire troops smoking cigars from captured Italian supplies; Army doctors at work in the main dressing station at Tobruk; Truck caught in flood; Punjab soldiers in Libyan desert; Polish infantryman at Tobruk; Polish soldier reading newspaper; Lieut/General Sir Bernard Montgomery conferring with a tank commander near Fukka
Selected projects by Obata & Kassabaum (Firm) Hellmuth( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

1943 1945 : quando alleati e partigiani liberarono l'Italia( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[R.A.A.F. in the Western Desert] by George Silk( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A bomber squadron standing by in the desert; R.A.A.F crews running for their planes; Tomahawks in the air on their way to meet enemy raiders; A line-up of Kittyhawks of an Australian Fighter bomber squadron operating in the Western Desert; Flying over 300 m.p.h. a U.S. built Tomahawk raises a cloud of dust as it fires a practice stream of bullets
Nagasaki; Aerial view of the aftermath of the nuclear bomb dropped on August 9, 1945 by George Silk( )

1 edition published in 1945 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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[Australian and New Zealand armed forces in North Africa and Middle East] by George Silk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1941 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fuelling a Kittyhawk at RAAF station in the Western Desert; Manoeuvring a barge in Tobruk harbour; New Zealanders testing a captured MG34 machine gun; New Zealanders treating a wounded member of German tank crew; Cecil Perry, stage and film actor now a gunner in Derna, Libya; Australian soldiers of 2/10th Battalion; Soldier comes a cropper in donkey polo match at sports carnival for Australian convalescents, Middle East; Syria: 21st Australian Infantry Brigade Post Office; Supper time round a lantern in a tent, RAAF squadron in Western Desert; Sappers McPherson and Grant, Free Scotch Pipe Band, Royal Australian Engineers, 2/6th Field Company, playing bagpipes
Australian Nursing sisters at the St. George's Hostel, Jerusalem by George Silk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1940 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shows Sisters from Western Australia walking in a courtyard. They are: R. Warner, B. Roberts and C. Moore
[Capt. R.G.C. Decrespigny receiving an injection] by George Silk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1941 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Cemetery at Dumpu, Papua New Guinea] by George Silk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1943 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shows troops examining graves after a dedication service and Dumpu War Cemetery; the graves, all with white crosses at the cemetery
AN ATTRACTIVE HOME IN CAIRO PROVIDES ACCOMMODATION FOR NURSES WITH A.I.F. CONVALESCING by George Silk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1942 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shows several Australian nurses relaxing in the garden
Perfect ten point landing by George Silk( )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

PAPUA. GIROPI POINT by George Silk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1943 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shows soldiers tending the graves of fallen soldiers after the final assault on Buna, Papua New Guinea. Decorations are from a coral reef nearby
The spirit and the frenzy of Olympian efforts by George Silk( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
George Silk

George Silk Amerikaans fotograaf (1916-2004)

George Silk amerikanischer Kriegs- und Sportfotograf neuseeländischer Herkunft

George Silk New Zealand photojournalist

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