Sunday, September 4, 2011

Launching To the Gateways of Florence in Christchurch

Military historian Jeffrey Plowman (who contributed the chapter 'Tiger Country' to the book) with Christchurch City Councillor Barry Corbett

The launch was a reunion for veterans and family, including Lady Fiona Elworth (at right)

Sestilio Dirindelli (right), Mayor of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, addresses the crowd in Italian with Valerie Mayer of the Societa Dante Alighieri di Christchurch interpreting

The book's editor and Florence Provincial Councillor Stefano Fusi addresses the audience as Barry Corbett and UBS Canterbury host Quentin Wilson look on

Signing To the Gateways of Florence

UBS Canterbury was a great host for the launch

Photos by David Baird ©

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