The song 'Māori Battalion' was adopted as the battalion's marching song. It was also a popular radio hit in New Zealand. The lyrics were written by Anania Amohau of Te Arawa, who served in B Company of the battalion. The image shows the battalion marching through the Volturno Valley area of Italy in 1944.
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