World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy
Found in 11 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.
An unpublished manuscript titled ‘Highwaywoman’. It appears to be a love story that follows the two characters of Slim and Novella and is set in Italy around WWII. No specific date given for the setting, nor is there a date of transcription.
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 typed and bound copy of “Jimmy” Kidd’s biography of his experience of the Italian campaign of WWII. Inside the front cover is a ‘Broadbank’ sticker, with the writing “1982. Frank, here is my cousin Jimmy Kidd’s war story.”
A collection of unpublished material of which only two titles are specified, ‘If You’ve Been to Cairo’ and ‘Leadership and Morale’.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.
A collection of manuscripts under the titles of ‘Bread and Honey’, ‘Starch and Curlpapers’, ‘Lili Marlene’, ‘Gaby’s Foot’ and ‘Forty Years on (Sidelights on a Greatness)’. The pieces of writing document the general scenes of war (WWII) as well as daily interaction with civilians and with one another. The subject matter appears to be confined to the Italian campaign (WWII), however the only definitive date given is 1945. The date of transcription is unknown.
Contains the introduction, chapter 1, chapter 3 and chapter 4 of Olgierd Terlecki, ‘Poles in the Italian Campaign, 1943-1945’, (Warsaw: Interpress, 1972). Titles include ‘The First in Italy’, ‘The Polish Second Corps Goes into Action’ and ‘Monte Cassino’.
A collection of both photocopied originals and transcribed versions of the Diary of Charles Smith. The diary primarily documents his experience during the Greek and Italian campaigns during WWII. The diaries cover the time periods of 1941-1942 and 1944-1945.