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Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989:...and so our team pulled out and then they suggested having an alternative to the Olympics and I said I didn't mind where I went as long as I got some international shooting! Evening Post. 13 June 1980.

Reference Number: A-349-074

An ex-member of the New Zealand Olympic shooting team is perched on a mountain ledge beside two Afghani freedom fighters. All are armed with rifles. Under pressure from abroad and the New Zealand Government, because of the invasion of Afghanistan by Soviet Russia, indivdual event teams pulled out of the 1980 Olympics in Moscow.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Russia) Olympic Games (22nd ; 1980 ; Moscow, Fun & Games - New Zealand Cartoon Perspectives on the Olympics 1952-2000. :Cartoon exhibition., The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Nevile Sidney Lodge, Afghanistan, Boycotts, Afghanistan - History - Soviet Occupation, 1979-1989 and Olympics.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 and Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923-:Ten cartoons by Lodge and two by Heath on the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow., Reference Number A-349-066/077 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Black ink, pencil and letratone 320 x 326 mm.. Single art work

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