New Zealand and the First World War: 1914-1919

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The first of its kind for New Zealand - a lavish, landmark production - New Zealand and the First World War dynamically illustrates 50 key episodes of our wartime life. Featuring over 500 images, many previously unpublished, the book comes with a host of memorabilia including fold-out maps, posters, booklets, letters, and postcards. The complete story of New Zealand's war is brought to life in dramatic detail - our front-line experiences overseas as well as those on the home front, from the outbreak in 1914 to demobilisation in 1919. This terrible conflict was not restricted to faraway battlefields like Gallipoli and Passchendaele - it had an unparalleled impact on New Zealand society, touching nearly every family, every street and every community. Until now, no single history has explored New Zealand's role in the First World War with such breadth and colour. A defining history for a new generation.

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Dr Damien Fenton is a senior historian at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage in Wellington, New Zealand. His first book was A False Sense of Security: The Force Structure of the New Zealand Army 1946-1978 (Centre for Strategic Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, 1998). He was also a contributor to American historian Spencer S. Tucker's (ed.) Encyclopedia of World War I: A Political, Social, and Military History (ABC-Clio, 2005). His other major publication is To Cage the Red Dragon: SEATO and the Defence of Southeast Asia 1955-1965 (NUS Press, 2012). Fenton is also the content editor of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage's First World War website: www.firstworldwar.govt.nz.

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