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, on Salisbury Plain, was the main base for Kiwi soldiers in England during the First World War. The city of Salisbury, with its cathedral, and Stonehenge were nearby. 

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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 25 June 2022)

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