70 years ago this month
The Battalion is in Taranto training and officers are undertaking Division exercises. They pre-record a broadcast of songs and messages home. Read the war diary for November 1943 here
Battalion swimming team, 1943
Members of the Māori Battalion at the New Zealand Division swimming champs at Maadi, Egypt, 5 September 1943.
Alexander Turnbull Library
Photographer: George Bull
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.
Additional information from April 1986 The Battalion Remembers booklet.