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This model in its box was one of many gifts made by Polish soldiers during World War II that were presented to New Zealand. They were given to New Zealand as an expression of the Polish soldiers 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_024621
Title
Model anti-tank gun, gift from Polish soldiers to 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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Unknown
Date
1946?

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Ian Matheson City Archives

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