Penguin Book of New Zealanders at War
Author : Gavin McLean
Publisher : Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited
Total Pages : 496
Release : 2009-08-31
ISBN 10 : 9781742288765
ISBN 13 : 1742288766
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Penguin Book of New Zealanders at War Book Description:

TheNew ZealandWars of the 1840s and 1860s, other nineteenth-century military encounters, theSouth AfricanWar, 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.