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Brief History of World War 2

Campbells Bay School during the war

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Campbell's Bay Primary School

World War Two at our School

Pictures from Auckland areas

Rangitoto Island Base: This is a picture of the Army base at Rangitoto Island.  Our class is going to Rangitoto on a trip this year and we will be trying to find things from the war.

This is a picture of the army base at Rangitoto Island.  It is not there anymore.  We are going on a class trip to Rangitoto Island this year and we will look for any things left over from the army.  Thanks to the Devonport Naval Museum for letting us publish this photo.

Bofor Gun: Mr Ted Davis, 18 year old soldier taken at Papakura in 1951.

Mr Ted Davis (third from left) with fellow 18 year olds at the Papakura training camp with a 40mm Bofor Gun. Many men were involved in military training well after the war. Picture taken in 1951. 

Newsclipping: Rationing was introduced and civilians had coupons to get small amounts of things like butter.

There was rationing for civilians. We were only allowed a little butter each week and no cream unless you had a cow. It was hard to get many ordinary things because it was all being sent overseas to the soldiers.

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