This Week in History

Question 1 of 10

What may have sparked the infamous 1943 'Battle of Manners Street'?

An American serviceman made fun of rugby while drinking in a Wellington bar
Soldiers from the southern United States stationed in Wellington insulted local Māori
American servicemen on a night out in Wellington got into a fight over a local woman
A protest march criticising American servicemen for 'stealing Kiwi women' while their men were fighting overseas got out of hand
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