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A group of Polish soliders, serving in Italy, with one of the gifts sent to New Zealand. 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
Digitisation ID
2018P_PolishArmyLeagueS5F1_024619
Title
Polish soldiers in Italy, with gift for New Zealand
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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