U-series. Commentary broadcast via BBC on Allied advance. Part 1 of 2

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Part 1 of 2
Mobile Unit commentator Doug Laurenson [Military Service no. 34957] broadcasts a commentary to New Zealand via the BBC. He reports on the progress of the current attack as the Allied army advances towards Libya.
New Zealand's men are taking part in ""the show"" as it is called. One was a Transport Sergeant from Wellington. Doug reports his observations on driving through the countryside which had until recently been held by the Italians. "

This item is part of a collection of recordings made by the Mobile Broadcasting Units, which travelled overseas with New Zealand forces between 1940-1945. They recorded New Zealanders' experiences of war and messages to their families and friends, which were sent back home to be played on a weekly radio programme.

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Year 1940

Reference number 11406

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits Laurenson, Doug, Commentator

Duration 00:02:07

Date 18 Dec 1940

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