By the Second World War it was customary for troops to parade through city streets on their way to and from war, cheered on by appreciative and admiring crowds. This 1941 clip shows troops marching through Wellington before departure.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Country lads. National Film Unit, 1941
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