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The Penguin book of New Zealanders at war / edited by Gavin McLean and Ian McGibbon with Kynan Gentry.

Contributor(s): McLean, Gavin | McGibbon, I. C. (Ian C.) | Gentry, Kynan | McGibbon, I. C. (Ian C.), 1947- | McLean, Gavin, 1957- | McGibbon, I. C. (Ian Callum), 1947- | McGibbon, I. C. (Ian C.), 1947- [author.] | Gentry, Kynan [author.] | McGibbon, I. C. (Ian C.), 1947-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Shore, N.Z. : Penguin, 2009Description: 512 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143008439 (pbk.).Other title: New Zealanders at war.Subject(s): United Nations -- Armed Forces -- New Zealand | War and society -- New Zealand | South African War, 1899-1902 -- Participation, New Zealand | World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, New Zealand | World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, New Zealand | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Participation, New Zealand | New Zealand -- History, Military | New Zealand -- History -- New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847 | New Zealand -- History -- New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 | New Zealand -- HistoryDDC classification: z355
Contents:
Includes bibliographic references and index. The New Zealand Wars of the 1840s and 1860s, other nineteenth-century military encounters, the South African War, the First and Second World Wars, Korea, Malaya, Vietnam, the Gulf War, modern-day peacekeeping ...The Penguin Book of New Zealanders at War contains the best, widest range of published and non-published written material on our people in warfare. This is a soldier's book - thus letters, diaries, journalists' reports, memoirs. The focus is on actual experience and on human responses to war. A vast array of personal experiences is covered, including POWs, the home front, medical/nursing efforts, as well as coverage of conscientious objectors.
Subject: "Drawn from letters, diaries and memoirs, ordinary New Zealanders describe their experience of war, from the New Zealand Wars of the 1840s to the Gulf War. These first-hand accounts provide a vivid and fascinating picture of how New Zealanders behave in battle and how they conveyed their experiences to others." -- Back cover.
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The New Zealand Wars of the 1840s and 1860s, other nineteenth-century military encounters, the South African War, the First and Second World Wars, Korea, Malaya, Vietnam, the Gulf War, modern-day peacekeeping . . . The Penguin Book of New Zealanders at War contains the best, widest range of published and non-published written material on our people in warfare. This is a soldier's book - thus letters, diaries, journalists' reports, memoirs. The focus is on actual experience and on human responses to war. A vast array of personal experiences is covered, including POWs, the home front, medical/nursing efforts, as well as coverage of conscientious objectors.

Coverage is from pre-European tribal warfare, through the New Zealand wars, the Boer War, World Wars I and II, to the Asian conflicts. Includes New Zealanders' involvement in peacekeeping operations.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [465]-470) and index.

Includes bibliographic references and index.

Includes bibliographic references and index. The New Zealand Wars of the 1840s and 1860s, other nineteenth-century military encounters, the South African War, the First and Second World Wars, Korea, Malaya, Vietnam, the Gulf War, modern-day peacekeeping ...The Penguin Book of New Zealanders at War contains the best, widest range of published and non-published written material on our people in warfare. This is a soldier's book - thus letters, diaries, journalists' reports, memoirs. The focus is on actual experience and on human responses to war. A vast array of personal experiences is covered, including POWs, the home front, medical/nursing efforts, as well as coverage of conscientious objectors.

"Drawn from letters, diaries and memoirs, ordinary New Zealanders describe their experience of war, from the New Zealand Wars of the 1840s to the Gulf War. These first-hand accounts provide a vivid and fascinating picture of how New Zealanders behave in battle and how they conveyed their experiences to others." -- Back cover.

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