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'Come and fight the Yanks'


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Evening Post article, 22 June 1943

Not all New Zealanders were happy with the presence of American troops in their country. This newspaper article (Evening Post, 22 June 1943) describes two ugly incidents in Wellington in which civilians tried to start fights with American servicemen.

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'Come and fight the Yanks', URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated