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Māori and the Second World War

  • Māori and the Second World War

    Despite some opposition, nearly 16,000 Māori enlisted for service during the Second World War. By 1945, 28 (Maori) Battalion had became one of New Zealand's most celebrated and decorated units. But Māori contributed to the war effort in many different ways, at home and overseas.

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  • Page 3 – Achievements

    The 28th (Maori) Battalion established a formidable reputation as one of New Zealand’s finest fighting forces.