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Weekly Review No. 206 - Danger in Trieste

Short Film (Full Length) – 1945

With Prussian gestures, he points out where food may be found to feed the 6000 new prisoners of war whom our boys have captured...
– The narrator describes a German commander's interaction with the NZ Division, after surrendering to Allied forces
It should have been a final moment of glory in the Italian campaign; a chance to savour the end of the war in Europe on 8 May, and relax before a speedy return home. Instead, it proved a 'helluva way to end a war', as one soldier recorded in his diary.
– Excerpt from the NZ History website about the protracted Italian WWII campaign