Kōrero: Women and men

Soldiering again (1 o 2)

Soldiering again

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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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-WAR-WII-1940-01

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.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Charlotte Macdonald, 'Women and men - War and suburbia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/29239/soldiering-again (accessed 7 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Charlotte Macdonald, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, updated 1 Aug 2017