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Allies in the South Pacific

Film produced in 1944 by the US Army Signal Corps in co-operation with the New Zealand National Film Unit about the wartime experiences of American troops stationed in New Zealand. This reel highlights New Zealand's provision of food to US troops serving in the Pacific, while in return the Americans supply New Zealand with airplanes, tanks and other arms under the lend-lease policy of President Roosevelt.


Archives New Zealand
Reference: Allies in the South Pacific Reel 4, 1944
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Allies in the South Pacific, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated