Warrior nation : New Zealanders at the front, 1900-2000 / John Thomson.
By: Thomson, John.Material type: BookPublisher: Christchurch, N.Z. : Hazard Press, 2000Description: 344 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1877161896 (pbk.) :.Other title: New Zealanders at the front, 1900-2000.Subject(s): New Zealand. Army -- History -- 20th century | New Zealand. Royal New Zealand Navy -- History -- 20th century | New Zealand. Royal New Zealand Air Force -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, New Zealand | World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, New Zealand | New Zealand -- History, Military -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 355.00993
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
The story of heroes - the soldiers, sailors and airmen who left New Zealand to do battle as front-line warriors. It is the story of New Zealand's rich record of loyalty, courage and sacrifice that built the confidence of a young nation.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 338-340) and index.
Topics discussed include: the South African War, 1899-1902; The Great War, 1914-1918; the Second World War, 1939-1945; the conflicts in Asia; and New Zealand's peacekeeping role.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 338-340) and index. -This volume reveals the character of New Zealander soldiers at war: the heroes all, who emerged quiety reflective from the horrors of battle in the First World War, and became famous as 'The Silent Division', the best in the British Army; the men whom enemy soldiers feared in World War Two; and the peacekeepers who've served in war zones around the globe.
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