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Image of Brigadier Gentry deputising for General Freyberg in the Italian meeting with the Poles, during World War Two. The Polish Army League, founded in Palmerston North, developed a relationship with Polish soldiers through befriending the soldiers. They corresponded with them and sent parcels. The Polish soldiers reciprocated with gifts, to acknowledge their appreciation of the friendship, and New Zealand's response to the welfare of Polish children.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2018P_PolishArmyLeagueS5F3_024642
Title
Image of Brigadier Gentry meeting with Polish soldiers in Italy, sent to Polish Army League
Relation
CA: Polish Army League, Series 5, Folder 3
Format
B&W print
Held In
Community Archives
Archive
Polish Army League

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Italy
Date
1945?

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Ian

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