Recruiting for the Second World War began as soon as New Zealand declared war on Germany. The response was strong, maintaining what had become a Kiwi male tradition of enthusiastic engagement in wars overseas. Shown here is one of the first recruitment posters, used from 1940.
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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.