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Maori Battalion

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Māori Battalion, Second World War

'Eyes left!' Soldiers of 28 (Māori) Battalion march in a ceremonial parade by New Zealand infantry in the Volturno Valley, Italy, in May 1944. The Māori Battalion's reputation for courage and audacity was well-known both to their enemies and throughout the Allied forces. It greatly ...

Italian Vintage Photographs ~ ~ A group of 28 (Maori) Battalion soldiers drive along a street in Sora, June Nz History, History Online, Military Photos, Military History, Italian Campaign, Maori People, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, In Memory Of Dad

The Maori Battalion in Sora, Italian campaign

A group of 28 (Maori) Battalion soldiers drive along a street in Sora, June 1944.

This photo was taken in Egypt in 1941 during World War II. It is the Maori Battalion, an infantry battalion from the New Zealand Army. Invention Of Photography, Nz History, Maori People, Maori Art, Military Police, Army, Kiwiana, Military History, World War Two

Māori and the Second World War

Despite some opposition, nearly 16,000 Māori enlisted for service during the Second World War. By 1945, 28 (Maori) Battalion had became one of New Zealand's most celebrated and decorated units. But Māori contributed to the war effort in many different ways, at home and overseas.

C Coy Boys In Winter Desert Kit.. | 28th Maori Battalion North African Campaign, Erwin Rommel, Maori People, Winter Deserts, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Warrior Spirit, History Online, Maori Art

C Coy Boys In Winter Desert Kit.. | 28th Maori Battalion

C Coy Boys In Winter Desert Kit.. | 28th Maori Battalion

Members of the Maori Battalion performing a Haka for the King of Greece at Helwan, Egypt in June 1941. Haka is is a traditional war cry, dance, of the Māori people of New Zealand. It is a posture dance performed by a group, with vigorous movements and stamping of the feet with rhythmically shouting accompaniment.It is also performed for welcoming distinguished guests Military Gear, Military History, Polynesian People, Erwin Rommel, Maori People, Warrior Spirit, Maori Art, Great Leaders, New Zealand Travel

Members of the Maori Battalion performing a Haka for the King of Greece at Helwan, Egypt in June 1941. Haka is is a traditional war cry, dance, of the Māori people of New Zealand. It is a posture dance performed by a group, with vigorous movements and stamping of the feet with rhythmically shouting accompaniment.It is also performed for welcoming distinguished guests

Infantry of the New Zealand Division link up with Matilda tanks of the Tobruk garrison during Operation 'Crusader', Libya, 2 December Nz History, History Online, World History, Hms Prince Of Wales, Matilda, Afrika Corps, North African Campaign, British Armed Forces, Pearl Harbor Attack

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“Infantry of the 2nd New Zealand Division link up with Matilda tanks of the Tobruk garrison during Operation 'Crusad…”

Members of the Maori Battalion performing a Haka for the King of Greece at Helwan, Egypt in June King George Ii, Maori People, Joining The Military, Killed In Action, Ww2 Photos, Anzac Day, Maori Art, Second World, Military Police

Colourised WW2 images reveal life away from front lines

Images, transformed from black and whites by a design expert, show troops taking a break in a hospital tent riddled with bullet holes from a long range Nazi gun in Sicily.

Ko te Hokowhitu-a-Tū e haka ana mō te kīngi o Kirihi i Helwan i Ihipa. Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, West Papua, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, Defence Force, Best Artist, World War Two

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Ko te Hokowhitu-a-Tū e haka ana mō te kīngi o Kirihi i Helwan i Ihipa.

Maori Battalion moves up Artist: Peter McIntyre Date: Archives New Zealand/Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Wellington Office [Archives Reference: AAAC 898 NCWA Man Of War, Anzac Day, Maori Art, Lest We Forget, Military Art, North Africa, World War Two, Ww2, New Zealand

28th Maori Battalion moves up

28th Maori Battalion moves up Artist: Peter McIntyre Date: 1940-1943 Archives New Zealand/Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Wellington Office [Archives Reference: AAAC 898 NCWA 87]

Cooks from the (Maori) Battalion preparing food, Southern Italy - Photograph taken by George Frederick Kaye Erwin Rommel, Brothers In Arms, Ww2 Photos, Maori Art, Lest We Forget, Southern Italy, First Nations, World War Two, Wwii

Cooks from the 28th (Maori) Battalion preparing food, Southern Italy - Photograph taken by George Frederick Kaye | National Library of New Zealand

Photograph of cooks from the 28th (Maori) Battalion preparing food in a shelter, near to the shelling range on the Fifth Army Front in Southern Ita...

uss-edsall: “ Sergeant Amohau, 28 (Maori) Battalion, photographed during training in Egypt in 1941 by an army photographer. Polynesian People, Erwin Rommel, Maori People, Man Of War, Ww2 Photos, Maori Art, Military Photos, Lest We Forget, The Empire Strikes Back

At the Sharp End

uss-edsall: “ Sergeant Amohau, 28 (Maori) Battalion, photographed during training in Egypt in 1941 by an army photographer. ”

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Maori Battalion Carrier Platoon In Tunisia Erwin Rommel, Maori People, Afrika Korps, Maori Art, Defence Force, Lest We Forget, North Africa, Homeland, World War Ii

Maori Battalion No.4 Carrier Platoon In Tunisia | 28th Maori Battalion

Maori Battalion No.4 Carrier Platoon In Tunisia | 28th Maori Battalion

Maori Battalion Canteen Truck at National Army Museum. Erwin Rommel, In Memory Of Dad, Anzac Day, Maori Art, Canteen, Food Trucks, Museum Collection, Ww2, Army

Military Hardware

28th Maori Battalion Canteen Truck - "presented to the Maori Battalion as a token of love by the Children of Native Schools of New Zealand"

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Officers Line Up After Welcome Tripoli Arrival.. | 28th Maori Battalion

Officers Line Up After Welcome Tripoli Arrival.. | 28th Maori Battalion

Crew of a New Zealand (Maori) Battalion Bren carrier, waiting to move up to the front lines from the town of Gambettola in Italy. Photograph taken circa 19 October 1944 by George Frederick Kaye. West Papua, Defence Force, Lest We Forget, British Army, World War Two, New Zealand, Mount Rushmore, Scenery, The Past

In View of the Past Situation

Crew of a 28th New Zealand (Maori) Battalion Bren carrier, waiting to move up to the front lines from the town of Gambettola in Italy. Photograph taken circa 19 October 1944 by George Frederick Kaye.