Story: Cold War

Soldiers at Trieste

In May 1945 New Zealand troops moved into the Italian city of Trieste to forestall its occupation by Yugoslav forces. This newsreel shows some of the soldiers on the streets of the city. The New Zealanders' show of force led the Yugoslavs to withdraw from the city.  

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 206. National Film Unit, 1945

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Gerald Hensley, 'Cold War - Cold War beginnings, 1945 to 1948', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/32691/soldiers-at-trieste (accessed 24 November 2017)

Story by Gerald Hensley, published 20 Jun 2012