28 Maori Battalion.  By J. F. Cody  This book is part of the series 'Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-1945' and as such, is a formally written account. It covers departure from New Zealand to 'The Battle of Britain', then to the Middle East, Greece and Crete on to Libya, Egypt and the Western Desert Campaign under Generals Alexander and Montgomery. It includes maps and diagrams of battles.

28 Maori Battalion. By J. F. Cody This book is part of the series 'Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-1945' and as such, is a formally written account. It covers departure from New Zealand to 'The Battle of Britain', then to the Middle East, Greece and Crete on to Libya, Egypt and the Western Desert Campaign under Generals Alexander and Montgomery. It includes maps and diagrams of battles.

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TradeMe.co.nz - WW1 NZ PIONEER MAORI BATTALION BADGE BRASS - New Zealand

New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion members perform a haka for Cabinet minister Sir Joseph Ward at Bois-de-Warnimont, 30 June 1918. The haka introduced Maori custom and practice into the New Zealand armed services, and the use of these customs and practices grew during the conflicts of the 20th century.

New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion members perform a haka for Cabinet minister Sir Joseph Ward at Bois-de-Warnimont, 30 June 1918. The haka introduced Maori custom and practice into the New Zealand armed services, and the use of these customs and practices grew during the conflicts of the 20th century.

Uniformed Maori members of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps welcome the Maori Battalion home on Wellington wharf.

Uniformed Maori members of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps welcome the Maori Battalion home on Wellington wharf.

Soldiers of the Māori Battalion training in the Western Desert, Egypt. The Māori infantrymen earned a fearsome reputation for their skill with the bayonet.

Soldiers of the Māori Battalion training in the Western Desert, Egypt. The Māori infantrymen earned a fearsome reputation for their skill with the bayonet.

Saying goodbye - 28th Maori Battalion reinforcements leaving Rotorua 1944

Saying goodbye - 28th Maori Battalion reinforcements leaving Rotorua 1944

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