World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Contains a script copy of ‘The New Zealand Y.M.C.A. with 2 N.Z.E.F. in Middle East and Italy, 1940-1945’, by B.W. Potter. Chronicles the role of the Y.M.C.A. in WWII conflict involving New Zealand soldiers. Also includes photocopied newspaper clippings of Y.M.C.A. advertisements from 1918 and 1921. The date of the script is unknown, however the subject matter of the folder as a whole is c.1918-1945.
A collection of handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, printed articles and the photocopied Y.M.C.A. diary of B. Shepherd. The general theme of the collection is the soldiers’ experience in Cairo during the North African campaign. This includes entertainment and music, sites and activities, and one specific report of Indian hemp in the soldiers’ cigarettes. The publication date range is c. 1940-1984. The subject matter includes dates from 1915 onwards.
A collection of photocopied prints and accompanying annotations. Shots of the North African and Italian campaigns, WWII. Depicts scenes of leisure, daily tasks, post-conflict destruction and general landscapes. Also included is a map of Alexandria, Egypt. The general date range of the photographs is 1941-1944, although they are not individually specified.
A collection of handwritten notes, negatives and prints. The negatives and prints depict scenes from the North Africa Campaign of WWII predominantly of soldiers’ leisure time. The date of the shots and prints is unknown. The subject matter suggests a date range of c. 1940-1943. [See Hutchings folder].
A collection of unpublished material of which only two titles are specified, ‘If You’ve Been to Cairo’ and ‘Leadership and Morale’. The subject matter of the collection is consistent across the documents. The central topic is New Zealand soldiers’ group dynamic, songs and general downtime activities during the North African and Italian campaigns (WWII). The subject matter date range is c. 1940-1945.
Contains single newspaper article printed on line-flow paper, Raafat, Samir, ‘Anzac Day: Kiwis in Maadi 1939-46’, Egyptian Mail, April 27 1996. Chronicles the experience of Freyberg and the New Zealand expeditionary forces who used Maadi camp during the battles of North Africa and Crete. Subject matter date range is c. 1907-1956.
Contains a full photocopy of ‘Kiwi Songs Collected by – NZERS MEF’, (Cairo, Egypt: NZERS, 1945 [?]).