World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection includes diaries, codes and a sketch relating to Kennedy's role as a coastwatcher during the Second World War. The papers were received in an old suitcase which has been retained as part of the collection. The suitcase has Japanese characters on the lid which read
Made in 1941, Electrically Heated Flight Suit. The collection has yet to be fully processed.
Historical and other notes on the Solomon Islands compiled from books in the Auckland University Library and the Auckland Institute and Museum Library, by Lieutenant George Spiegel, USNR. Typescript - carbon copy.
Consists of transcripts of the reminiscences of a number of Solomon Islanders concerning their experiences in the Islands during WW II. Reminiscences include their reactions to Japanese control, allied landings, contact and military co-operation with NZ and American troops.