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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. Nz History, History Online, Invention Of Photography, Maori People, Maori Art, Military Police, Army, Kiwiana, Military History

Māori and the Second World War - 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.

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The 28th (Māori) Battalion

Forming the battalion In October 1939 the government agreed to establish an all-Māori unit, the 28th (Māori) Battalion. Māori were eager to prove their equality with their Pākehā comrades as warriors and to earn the full benefits and privileges of citizenship. Even in 1939, the ...

Between 1941 and 1945 the Māori Battalion forged an outstanding reputation on the battlefields of Greece, Crete, North Africa and Italy. This is a fascinatin. D Company, Erwin Rommel, In Memory Of Dad, North Africa, Crete, Ww2, Victorious, New Zealand, Italy

28th Maori Battalion - March to Victory 5/8

Between 1941 and 1945 the Māori Battalion forged an outstanding reputation on the battlefields of Greece, Crete, North Africa and Italy. This is a fascinatin...

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Story of the 28th

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This vintage World War II History photo features General Douglas MacArthur signing the Japanese surrender documents aboard the USS Missouri. Standing behind MacArthur are General Wainwright and General Percival. Douglas Macarthur, Rare Historical Photos, Rare Photos, Photos Du, Rare Pictures, Event Photos, Funny Pictures, Us Marines, Nagasaki

World War II History: WW2 in the Pacific (Japan) for Kids

Kids learn about the history of World War II in the Pacific. Japan attacks China and Southeast Asia including the US at Pearl Harbor.

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The Pacific War After Pearl Harbor Part 1: Japanese Successes

On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the American naval station at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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Japan enters the war

While New Zealanders fought in the Mediterranean, dramatic events in the Pacific were bringing danger to their homeland. On 7 December 1941 Japan attacked both American and British territories in Asia and the Pacific. The US had provided material support for the British effort since 1940; it now ...