New Zealand and the Second World War - Second World War - overview
The Second World War was the greatest conflict ever to engulf the world. It took the lives of 50 million people, including one in every 150 New Zealanders, and shaped the world that we have lived in ever since.
Weekly Review No. 249 - New Zealand and World War II | Short Film | NZ On Screen
Weekly Review No. 249 - New Zealand and World War II - On the occasion of London's Victory Parade on 8 June 1946, the National Film Unit issued a special edition of Weekly Review. Cutting together material from earlier Weekly Reviews, it presents a patriotic potted history of the war as it “affected New Zealand.” The film traces the progress of New Zealand forces overseas, but 'total mobilisation' also means the home front, and the women who “helped keep the country going”. With war over…
Growing up in New Zealand 1925-50 - Part 15 - World War 2, New Zealanders at Home during WW2, Petrol Rationing, Petrol Coupons, Food Rationing, Food Coupons, Clothes Rationing, Clothing Coupons, Landgirls, Linen Flax, Tobacco
In New Zealand during World War 2 travel was restricted, food rationed and women's roles changed.