World War, 1939-1945
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
33 1/3 RPM Record
Les Cleveland and the D-Day Dodgers, ‘The Songs We Sang’, Kiwi Record, LA-3, 2959, 33 1/3 RPM LP. (Two copies).
Alexander's Generals - Blaxland
Contains single publication of Blaxland, Gregory, Alexander’s Generals, The Italian Campaign 1944-45, (London: William Kimber, 1979). Selected chapters 1, 2, 3, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16 and the appendices. Note also the miscellaneous pages of 111, 137 and 221. Subject matter date range is 1943-1945.
Author's Appraisal - Muriel Shepherd
Contains a Memorandum of Agreement for LC’s ‘New Zealand Songbook’, of which is signed by LC. Also included is a series of correspondence between LC and Muriel Shepherd regarding her husband Mick’s war experience, his inclusion in an unspecified publication by LC and his recent passing. The date range of the documents is 1987-1994. The subject matter includes dates from 1918 onwards.
“Bawdy Songs current in WW2, Sung by Les Cleveland, June 2005, Wellington, New Zealand. Tape 1.”
A collection of folkloric material retrieved from interviews conducted at Berkeley [university?]. Contains military folk songs, background information of the songs, parodies and taboos. The material mostly pertains to a WWII or Vietnam War context, discussing the soldier’s lifestyles and attitudes. The publication date range of the collection is c. 1960-1983.
Bill Patterson + Mark Hanson
A collection of correspondence between LC, Mark Hanson and Bill Patterson. Details and analyses Patterson’s recollection of his own war experience. The correspondence occurred between 1986 and 2004. The subject matter date range is c. 1939-2004.
A collection of newspaper clippings, handwritten notes and printed articles. Most notable is the selected sections of Cassino, the Hollow Victory. Chapters 1 and 14, the epilogue and the appendices. Publication dates range 1980-1994. Subject matter dates range 1939-1994.
A collection of newspaper clippings, printed articles and handwritten notes. Details demography and general casualty information of WWI, WWII, Vietnam war, Afghan war and Iraq war. Publication dates span from 1945-2008. Subject matter includes dates as far back as 1910.
Cleveland, Dark Laughter, 2NZEF
A collection of research documents such as handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, printed articles, correspondence and advertisements. Details the social and political features of wartime. The Boer War, WWI, WWII, Vietnam, the Gulf war and the Afghanistan war are all topics of the discussions. Also includes are modern perspectives on remembrance, commemoration and the military in general. The publication date range is c. 1943-2004. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1899.
A collection of newspaper clippings and printed articles, including the third draft for a piece titled ‘Ultra and the Battle for Crete’. The clippings focus on remembrance. The articles chronicle the battle of Crete, including the details of each annex, orders to the troops, personal accounts and a set of maps at the end. Publication date range is 1980-2011. Subject matter scope is from 1941.
Diary of W.R. Lealand, 2NZEF, 1941
Diary of W.R. Lealand, 2NZEF, 1941.
Six printed photographs along with their corresponding captions. All are scenes of Auckland 1943-1946, including the reveal of new U.S. army tugboats, the return of the 172nd infantry regiment, 43rd division and the United Nations day parade.
Folio 7: Jokes and Sayings
A section of the underwood collection that contains, typed script, handwritten notes, photocopied newspapers and articles and correspondence. Throughout the collection are featured ‘jokes’, and the articles either chronicle instances of pranking or use colloquialisms or sayings that contribute the what the overall collection is trying to demonstrate. The date range of the content is c. 1918-1947.
Folio 8: Mythical Creatures
A section of the Underwood collection that contains typed script, correspondence, pictures, poems, and general handwritten notes. Documents certain mythical creatures such as ‘Bilikin’, ‘Blivils and Finkles’, the ‘Key Bird’, Snallygasters/Snallygosters and ‘Squimp’. Many of these were developed within 20th century war periods. The date range of the content is c. 1943-1947 with the subject matter referencing WWI times (1914-1918).
Folio 9: Mythical Characters
A section of the Underwood collection that contains typed script, correspondence and photocopied newspapers and articles. The primary focus of the collection is on the fabled character of ‘Kilroy’ and the origin of the ‘Kilroy was here’ tagging tradition that bred out of WWII (which appears to be disputed). The date range of the content is c. 1947-1962.
Folio 11: Slang + Idiom
A section of the Underwood collection that contains photocopies of handwritten profiles of soldiers and women, general handwritten notes, vocabulary lists, newspapers and articles and correspondence. Demonstrates how soldiers described one another and the language that was developed between them. The date range of the content is c. 1861-1948 (concentrated towards the end of that range).
Folio 11: Slang + Objects
A section of the Underwood collection that contains photocopied newspapers and articles, a manuscript titled ‘They Had A Word For it’ by Underwood, handwritten notes, glossaries of war time slang and correspondence. Includes various expressions used in the military as well as discussion around their significance. The date range of the content is c. 1943-1964.
Contains a copy of Capon, Shane Harold, ‘The ‘Hamilton Furlough Mutiny’: An Analysis of the Implementation and Consequences of the 1943 Furlough Scheme’, Master of Arts in History, University of Waikato, 1986. Also contains accompanying correspondence with Graham Ward, who sourced the thesis and gifted it to LC. The correspondence occurred in 2004. The subject matter date range is c. 1939-1945.
Contains a printed copy of ‘The Songs of Gunner Inglorious ~ Collected by Jim Henderson’, along with accompanying correspondence and handwritten notes. The correspondence is predominantly between LC and Laura [surname unspecified] who appears to be from Steel Roberts Publishers. The publication is dated from 2005 and the correspondence from 2006. The subject matter includes dates from c. 1939 onwards.
Illus. National Archives Lists
A collection of order forms, handwritten notes, copies of photographic mounting cards held at the U.S. National Archives, copies of photos and copies of their indexing and subject information. The collection depicts an array of subjects, although they are predominantly connected to wartime activities. Such wars include the U.S. Civil war, WWI, WWII, the Korean war and the Vietnam war. A reproductive fees notice is dated from 1988. The date range of the original images is c. 1861-1966.
Indianan Archives, 1941 - 1980
A collection of newspaper clippings. They cover the fear of the invasion itself, unearthing the Wellington Harbour Board’s plans in the event of invasion and what would actually happen if the Japanese had invaded. Publication date range is 1993-2007. The subject matter date range is c. 1942-1989.
Contains one newspaper clipping of a letter to the editor by A.C. Wright, titled ‘Bomb just in time for grateful Kiwi’. Also includes one printed article of, Pacific War Research Board, ‘The Day Man Lost’, (Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1982), pp 170-171, 176-177. The article chronicles the Japanese surrender and the newspaper clippings gives insight of a New Zealand soldier’s perspective of it at the time. Subject matter date range is January to August, 1945.
King Visual Technology
A collection of receipts, order forms, negatives, photo prints and handwritten notes. The negatives are labelled in the handwritten notes as “208-AA-56XX-2 (U.S Army parades in New Zealand)”, “208-AA-276E-1 (New Zealand Coastal Defence)” and “111-SC-377567 (Troops of the 172nd Infantry Regiment, 43rd Division marching to the railway station at Auckland)”. The order form is dated 10/14/2004. The photo print dates the U.S Army parade photo to 1/14/1943.
Kiwi Concert Party
‘Korero’/‘Current Affairs’, Army & Welfare Service: Vol. 1, Nos. 1-14, 17, 20-23; Vol. 2, Nos. 1-12, 1943-1944.