U-series. Opening of the New Zealand Forces Club, Cairo. Part 3
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J. S. King [Military Service no. 9631] broadcasts a commentary on the opening of the New
Zealand Forces Club in central Cairo.
This track cuts in at the start of the orchestra playing "God Save The
King" as the British Ambassador, Sir Miles Lampson and Lady Lampson arrive with
Major General B. C. Freyberg V.C.
He describes the audience which includes a number of high
ranking officers from the British Army and representatives of every unit in the New Zealand Division.
This item is part of a collection of recordings made by the Mobile Broadcasting Units, which travelled overseas with New Zealand forces between 1940-1945. They recorded New Zealanders' experiences of war and messages to their families and friends, which were sent back home to be played on a weekly radio programme.
Reference number 11652
Media type AUDIO
Collection Sound Collection
New Zealand Services Club
Date 05 Feb 1941