Brigadier George Dittmer reminisces

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Brigadier George Dittmer, the 28th Māori Battalion's first Commanding Officer, reminisces during a Battalion reunion.

Transcript

Each one of those boys I looked upon as my boy irrespective of the Company or the sub-unit that he happened to be in.  I think that was appreciated through out the Battalion and indirectly increased my prestige if I had any with the Battalion as a whole.

 

 

Reference:

Track seventeen from Ake, Ake Kia Kaha E! Songs of the 28 (Māori) Battalion

Sound file from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright.

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Submitted by mbadmin on Wed, 24/06/2009 - 13:59

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