Saturday, July 23, 2016

George Frederick Kaye

 New Zealand soldiers in one of the narrow streets 
of the village of Alvito in Italy, 8 June 1944
  
 New Zealand soldiers with wine casks in a cellar, 
near San Casciano, Italy, 28 July 1944
  
 Tuis on leave in Rome, during World War II, buy flowers 
from one of the stands in the Piazza di Spagna, 22 July 1944
["Tuis" was the slang term for members of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps
Tui is also the name of native bird in New Zealand.]
  
 Tuis on leave in Rome, Italy, ascending the steps to the church of 
Trinita di Monti with the house of John Keats on the left, 22 July 1944
  
Two wrecked tanks outside the villa Sfacciata, on the road south of Florence, Italy. Shows a German Tiger tank from schwere Panzer-Abteilung 508, and a New Zealand Sherman tank, 4 August 1944
 
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

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