Samoa yielding postcard

Shows cartoon of a Samoan maiden leaning on the shoulder of a New Zealand soldier on a Samoan beach. A German lolls on a hammock in the right background, and says: 'You can have her an velcom but hurry up mit der trade'.

This refers to the New Zealand occupation of German Samoa in 1914, and to the impression that German business interests did not mind, so long as their trade links were not affected.

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Posted: 25 Apr 2009

Thanks for this, fixed now!

Anonymous

Posted: 25 Apr 2009

You have spelt yielding wrong! http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/samoa-yeilding-postcard