Historical Sound Clips
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Hear Ena Ryan talk about US Marines arriving in Wellington during 1942. Recorded in 1986.
Hear Ena Ryan talk about meeting US troops marching and the lack of local support for them in Wellington.Recorded in 1986.
At a reunion in New York in about 1987, Roy Murphy interviews New Zealanders who married American servicemen. Listen to a war bride talk about meeting her US serviceman husband at a wartime dance in Auckland.Recorded in 1987.
At a reunion in New York in about 1987, Roy Murphy interviews New Zealanders who married American servicemen. Listen to a war bride talk about travelling to the United States to meet her husband after the war. Recorded in 1987.
Hear Nurse Margaret Macnab talk about brothels in Wellington during the Second World War. Recorded in 1986.
Hear Ena Ryan talk about US military police and prostitutes in Wellington during the Second World War.. Recorded in 1986.
When the US Marines arrived in Wellington, there was concern about the spread of venereal disease. Nurse Margaret Macnab was given the job of visiting Wellington’s brothels and serving notices on girls suspected of carrying ‘social diseases’. Recorded in 1986.
Every five years since 1963 former Marines and their family return to renew friendships and to honour their fallen comrades. Recorded in 1988.