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Exhibition of gifts to be sent to New Zealand, as displayed at Cupra Marittima, italy, during World War Two. The gifts were made by Polish soldiers to give to New Zealand as an expression of their heartfelt gratitude for New Zealand's treatment of the Polish children refugees and appreciation of the great friendship shown to the soldiers through the sending of correspondence and parcels, during World War Two.

Identification

Object type
Image
Archive
Polish Army League
Relation
CA: Polish Army League, Series 5, Folder 1
Date
September 1945
Digitisation ID
2018Pa_PolishArmyLeagueS5F1_024607
Format
B&W print
Held In
Community Archives

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Taxonomy

Tags
art,
italy,
poland,
polish army league,
soldier,
world war two,
wwii,
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