Kōrero: Second World War

New Zealanders at Guadalcanal, 1943

From August 1942 the Americans landed at Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands in the attempt to push back the Japanese. A year later members of the New Zealand 3rd Division began to assist them. Here New Zealand troops from that division sort out equipment on the beach at Guadalcanal.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, War History Collection (DA-01514)
Reference: 1/2-044848-F

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:

Ian McGibbon, 'Second World War - American counter-offensive', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/34581/new-zealanders-at-guadalcanal-1943 (accessed 19 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Ian McGibbon, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 10 May 2016