[Fort Dorset].

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A compilation of three audio cuts.
1. Unknown male speaker talks about the outbreak of World War Two: being asked to report for duty on September 3, 1939 at Fort Dorset. He gives the history of this embankment located in Wellington.

2. Vice Admiral Harold Hickling, who helped build a Mulberry harbour, gives a full description of its building and its use of the prefabricated harbours transported to France to facilitate landing of Allied forces during World War II duirng the invasion of Normandy.

3. British judge, Lord Kilmuir (Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe), talks about his job during a visit to New Zealand.

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Reference number 147255

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Historical radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
New Zealand Broadcasting Service (estab. 1946, closed 1962)
Hickling, Harold
Maxwell-Fyfe, David, 1900-1967

Duration 00:31:37

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