Maori Battalion soldiers prepare for war
This 1942 Weekly Review film shows Māori reinforcements training in Northland before sailing overseas to join the 28th Battalion in North Africa.
A couple of B Company soldiers have been identified in the footage, at 3:05 - Te Whiu Bush sits at the centre of a group of 3 soldiers. At 3:22 Robert Gillies is to the left of the open fire and again at 3:30 seated with other members of the Battalion.
Please let us know if you recognise any of the men in this film.
WEEKLY REVIEW No. 67, Archives New Zealand / Te Rua Mahara o Te Kāwanatanga
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