The Penguin Book of New Zealanders at War

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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.

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Gavin McLean is a historian with the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage in Wellington. He has published widely on everything from shipping histories to the story of the New Zealand governor-generalship. This is his third literary anthology, the others being Whare Korero- Best of Reed Writing (2007) and The Penguin Book of New Zealanders at War (2009, co-edited with Ian McGibbon and Kynan Gentry). His most recent book is The White Ships- New Zealand's First World War Hospital Ships.

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