Used in World War Two, these gloves were used for handling mines and were issued to Sub Lieutenant Peter Taylor.
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AB Johnstone remembers the Battle of Kolombangara in his diary.
Minesweeper’s gloves were made by home crafters and sent to ship’s crews.
Midget submarine XE3 carried out a successful attack on a Japanese cruiser.
White Ensign made by New Zealanders in a Japanese POW Camp.
This small brown suitcase has a fascinating story from WW2.
Brief history of women’s war service in New Zealand Navy.
Cup and saucer from ‘Paragon Patriotic’ series World War Two.
Gallery of images from the Battle of the River Plate.
The torpedo sight improved the accuracy of firing torpedoes.
Japanese naval dirk (dagger) that was surrendered to LT CDR Davis-Goff .