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A display of the gifts to be sent to New Zealand. this image shows paintings by Siedlanowski and Panas. The gifts were displayed at Cupra Marittima, Italy, during World War Two, before despatch. 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.

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Object type
Image
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2018P_PolishArmyLeagueS5F1_024622
Title
Exhibition of gifts for New Zealand from Polish soldiers
Relation
CA: Polish Army League, Series 5, Folder 1
Format
B&W print
Held In
Community Archives
Archive
Polish Army League

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Italy
Date
September 1945

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Ian Matheson City Archives

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