Kōrero: First World War

Panoramic letter card of Salisbury Plain

This letter card was sent by a New Zealand soldier at Sling Camp to his mother. Sling was the main base for the Kiwi soldiers in England in the First World War. It was part of Bulford Camp, and was located on Salisbury Plain. The city of Salisbury, with its cathedral, and Stonehenge were close by. 

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Private collection, Jock Phillips

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian McGibbon, 'First World War - Preparing for the European campaign', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/34119/panoramic-letter-card-of-salisbury-plain (accessed 18 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Ian McGibbon, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012