US Navy First Class Sergeant J. Hunson preparing a Thanksgiving dinner for the men of Operation Deep Freeze at Christchurch International Airport.
Views of US ambassador, Kenneth Franzheim, and Deep Freeze commander, Admiral David. F. Welch at Christchurch Airport.
Views of Vice Admiral L. D. Empson (left) who is commander of the Royal Navy Far East Fleet, being welcomed at Christchurch Airport by F. Welch United States Navy Commander of Operation Deep Freeze.
Mr William Austin (left) of the United States Antarctic Research Programme, the incumbent representative in New Zealand, and his replacement Dr Richard Penney at Operation Deep Freeze.
Photographs of the receiver at Christchurch Airport which receives cloud pictures transmitted by satellite.
Captain Finn Ronne with his wife at Operation Deep Freeze in Harewood.
Portraits of J. C. Strickland, Petty Officer of the United States Navy based at Operation Deep Freeze in Christchurch, with wife Jackie.
Chefs prepare turkey for the Operation Deep Freeze Thanksgiving Day dinner. [Frame 12a] Ken Loar.
Chefs prepare turkey for the Operation Deep Freeze Thanksgiving Day dinner.
Views of United States Navy electrician’s mate, David Taylor, and Shirley Taylor.
Views of United States personnel from Operation Deep Freeze with their New Zealand wives at Christchurch Airport.
Views of United States Navy electrician, James Abel, and Barbara Abel.
Portraits of Rear-Admiral Leo B. McCuddin of the United States Navy and commander of Operation Deep Freeze.
Views of police parade at King Edward Barracks. [Frames 30, 31 and 32] Constable P. W. T. Rosewarne holding a document. [Frames 33 and 34] Rear Admiral L. B. McCuddin, Commander of Operation Deep...
Rear Admiral L. B. McCuddin, Commander of Operation Deep Freeze, inspecting police officers during a parade at King Edward Barracks. [Frame 36] Rear Admiral McCuddin awarding Senior-Sergeant G. M...
Rear Admiral David M. Tyree of Operation Deep Freeze placing a wreath at the Citizens' War Memorial to commemorate the Battle of Britain.
Deep Freeze staff unpacking suitcases after arriving in Christchurch.
Carved by Chief Lelooska, the Totem Pole of Friendship was gifted to Christchurch in 1959 by the Oregon Centennial Commission and the Portland Zoological Society in appreciation of the hospitality...
Deep Freeze aircraft were based at Wigram in the early days. Note JAJC bottles on the side.
D. R. Holden being fitted in Antarctic clothing by Bill Weister in preparation for his trip with Deep Freeze.
United States Navy pilot Lieut-Commander Gary Strain with an Operation Deep Freeze aircraft t Christchurch Airport.
USS Wyandot berthed at Gladstone Pier, Lyttelton for Operation Deep Freeze.
Forklift being unloaded from the USS Wyandot at Gladstone Pier, Lyttelton.