Map showing Battalion Company boundaries
28th Maori Battalion Boundaries Map shows Te Arawa were B Company, their story can be read in J.F. Cody's book 28 (Maori) Battalion available at the Rotorua District Library.
Members of the 22nd New Zealand Motor Battalion, on a captured German Panzer VI 'Tiger' tank of the sPz.Abt.508, in the village of La Romola, Italy, on the 2nd of August 1944. (Source - The National Library of New Zealand - Photograph by NZ official photographer - George Kaye) (Colourised by Paul Reynolds.
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...
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Pokarekare Ana - New Zealand's Unofficial National Anthem
Please comment if you enjoyed this video. 'Pokarekare Ana' - a beatiful love song, written by a homesick soldier, serving in the Maori Battalion during World...
28 Maori Battalion. By J. F. Cody This book is part of the series 'Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-1945' and as such, is a formally written account. It covers departure from New Zealand to 'The Battle of Britain', then to the Middle East, Greece and Crete on to Libya, Egypt and the Western Desert Campaign under Generals Alexander and Montgomery. It includes maps and diagrams of battles.
Ake Ake Kia Kaha
Sgt D S Sidhu--The night of 28/29 April 1943 ( click on crew picture to enlarge) Stirling W7513 crew - Sgt. David Church on extreme left, Sgt. Patrick Torre Hunter 2nd left, Sgt. Devinder Singh Sidhu 3rd from left, centre Sgt. Keith Halliburton (the three on the right of Sgt Halliburton most probably are Air/Bmr Sgt Thomas Scarfe , Air/Gnr SgtCharles Henry George Boxall and Air/Gnr Sgt Alexander Clunie Howell RNZAF'S 75 Squadron motto, Ake ake kia kaha: "For ever and ever be strong", where…
D Company reviewed by Duke of Gloucester
My father, Humphrey Goring Dyer, here in 1940 seen as commander of D Company Maori Battalion, under review. Later invalided home for criticizing the choice of the Maori to form the rearguard (under his command) of the Allied retreat from Crete before the German invasion.