U Series - Cadet N. Moffatt of the 2NZEF in Greece, Part 1 of 2

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Cadet N. Moffatt has just returned with eleven soldiers from Greece. He recounts his experiences on his trip to the Greek front.

The troops embarked on a liner for an uneventful trip to Greece. On their arrival in Athens the Greek people lined the roads cheering. The next morning, the soldiers marched down to a railway station and then travelled in cattle trucks for 24 hours. They arrived in a town, which has at the time of recording, fallen into German hands. The New Zealand soldiers were put to work defending a railways pass and digging in their defences.

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Year 1941

Reference number 12096

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Interviews (Sound recordings)
Sound recordings

Credits Moffit, N., Speaker/Kaikōrero

Duration 00:04:06

Date 23 Apr 1941

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