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The Betrayal: Story of Ron Jeffery - Film On Wednesday


Wed 25 Oct 2017, 10:30am–12:00pm

Where: Polish Heritage Trust Museum, 125 Elliot Street, Howick, Auckland

Restrictions: R16

Ticket Information:

  • Museum Entry by donation. Suggest: $5.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Ron Jeffery was described by the Gestapo as “one of the foxiest devils in Europe” His wartime adventures as a courier, spy and even executioner have all the hallmarks of a fantastic spy thriller– but it’s all true.

This powerful film uses mix of documentary, rare archive footage and vivid recreations to lift the secrecy on this story of a courageous British born New Zealander during his time in Europe during WW2.

Ron Jeffery served as a Lance Corporal in the 6th West Kent Battalion and was captured during the Battle of France by the Wehrmacht in 1940. He was transported to prison and then to a camp in Poland. He escaped twice from two camps and finally joined up with the Polish Underground Army in Warsaw.

The Polish museum is for all New Zealanders - "GLAM" Gallery, Library, Archive, Museum.

Howick is a destination that offers variety including Howick beach, Stockade Hill, various Fencible sites and historical walks, All Saints Church, Uxbridge Creative Arts Centre, Te Tuhi Gallery and Howick Historical Village.

The quaint Howick village shops are a 5-minute walk from the museum and the Botany Town Centre is a 10-minute drive.

We look forward to welcoming you to "The Betrayal", the Howick district and the Polish Museum.

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