With The New Zealanders in Britain.
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Intelligence officer Major Dan Davin [later New Zealand author and publisher] describes some aspects of life for the men of the 2NZEF in Italy during the winter of 1944; the mud, the cold and how it was fought with cognac and singing. He comments on the battle for Cassino and visiting the town again in July.
He describes how men spent their time when not in action, danger alternating with monotony.
Davin describes life for New Zealand troops in Italy during the summer of 1944; how they interacted with the Italians and their thoughts of home. He ends by trying to describe the changes that will have taken place in the men who return to New Zealand.
Reference number 177361
Media type AUDIO
Collection Sound Collection
War radio programs
Davin, Dan, 1913-1990, Speaker/Kaikōrero
New Zealand. National Broadcasting Service (estab. 1936, closed 1946), Broadcaster
Date 05 Sep 1944