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 Senior Historian with the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. A prolific author, his publications include the bestselling Frontier of Dreams (2005, co-edited with Bronwyn Dalley), Heartlands: New Zealanders Write About Where History Happened (2006, co-edited with Kynan Gentry), The Governors: New Zealand's Governors and Governors-General (2006), two widely acclaimed centennial publications for Reed Books, and The Penguin Book of New Zealanders at War (2009, co-edited with Ian McGibbon & Kynan Gentry). He lives in Wellington.

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