Kōrero: Military and sport

Playing cricket in Syria, May 1942 (2 o 6)

Playing cricket in Syria, May 1942

New Zealand soldiers play cricket at their camp in Syria in May 1942. Soldiers played sport in all kinds of circumstances during the war, using whatever material was at hand for sporting equipment.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, War History Collection (DA-01514)
Reference: DA-02499-F
Photograph by Harold Gear Paton

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian McGibbon, 'Military and sport - Second World War and after', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/38725/playing-cricket-in-syria-may-1942 (accessed 19 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Ian McGibbon, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013