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In this brief clip a group of New Zealand soldiers smile and wave to the camera. They have been invalided out of the war and are on their way home. The camera pans to show “trophies” of war - two soldiers wear gas masks, while a third displays an iron cross – all souvenired from the battlefields, from German soldiers.

Year:1917

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Returning Home

In this brief clip a group of New Zealand soldiers smile and wave to the camera. They have been invalided out of the war and are on their way home. The camera pans to show “trophies” of war - two soldiers wear gas masks, while a third displays an iron cross – all souvenired from the battlefields, from German soldiers.


Year: 1917

Length: 0:27

Production Company: Gaumont, UK

Source: Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

Catalogue Reference: Wounded ANZACs with trophies of war on their way back to New Zealand (Gaumont Graphic no.604)


Tags: Trophies of War, War souvenirs, gas maks

Subject: World War 1914-1916, New Zealand, Trophies of War