The 28th (Māori) Battalion, which fought in the Second World War, drew on Māori warrior traditions and gained a reputation as a fearsome foe. This warrior image was imprinted on European imaginations. Here Māori soldiers train in Northland in 1942.
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Reference: Weekly Review 67. National Film Unit, 1942
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