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New Zealand and the First World War, 1914-1919 / Damien Fenton with Caroline Lord, Gavin McLean and Tim Shoebridge.

By: Fenton, Damien, 1971- [author.].
Contributor(s): Lord, Caroline (Historian) [author.] | McLean, Gavin [author.] | Shoebridge, Tim, 1979- [author.] | Lord, Caroline [author.] | Lord, Caroline [author.] | McLean, Gavin [author.] | Shoebridge, Tim, 1979- [author.] | Lord, Caroline | Mclean, Gavin | Shoebridge, Tim | Shoebridge, Tim, 1979-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin, c2013Description: 111 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 30 cm + contains ephemera.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143569756.Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- New Zealand | World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns | World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, New ZealandDDC classification: 940.393
Contents:
The outbreak of the first World War -- New Zealand's road to 1914 -- New Zealand goes to war -- The NZEF in Egypt -- Duty and temptation -- Gallipoli: invasion -- Gallipoli: stalemate -- Gallipoli: the Sari Bair offensive -- Gallipoli: battle for Hill 60 and evacuation -- New units and new enemies -- The Sinai campaign -- The Palestine campaign -- New Zealand's wartime government -- Recruiting and conscription -- Training in New Zealand -- The Maori and Pacific war effort -- Domestic security and dissent -- War economy -- The merchant marine's war -- Supporting the war effort -- Life at home -- The Western Front -- The guns: hell's orchestra -- The guns: hell's symphony -- The quiet sector: armentieres -- Trench warfare -- The Somme battles: Flers-Courcelette, Morval and the Transloy Ridges -- Battle of Messines -- Third battle of Ypres: Broodseinde and Passchendaele -- Troop transports -- The NZEF in England -- Behind the lines: the NZEF in France -- Crime and punishment in the NZEF -- The war against disease -- Wounded in action: evacuation -- Wounded in action: treatment -- New Zealand women at war -- The war at sea -- New Zealand sailors at war -- The war in the air -- New Zealanders and the air war -- Winter at Ypres: war in the snow -- Breaking the deadlock: new tactics, new weapons, new war -- The defence of Amiens -- The tide turns: the battles of Second Marne and Bapaume -- Advance to victory: the battles of Havrincourt, Canal du Nord, Hindenburg Line, Selle and Sambre -- Armistice and occupation -- The peace treaties -- Repatriation and rehabilitation -- Remembrance.
"In association with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage." -Pages enhanced throughout with facsimlies of wartime ephemera (fold-out maps, posters, booklets, letters, postcards) in pockets and lift-up photographs. -Issued in a slipcase. -Includes bibliographical references and index. -"The full story of New Zealand's involvement in the First World War"--Publisher information.
Summary: "The full story of New Zealand's involvement in the First World War."--Publisher information.Summary: "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: fold-out maps; posters; booklets; letters; 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."--Publisher description.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

'The fighting has been and is very stern and hard here, but New Zealand's lads and men have proven themselves the equal of the best soldiers of the world.' - Colonel William Malone, commander of the Wellington Battalion, Quinn's Post, Gallipoli, 15 July 1915 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- fold-out maps posters booklets letters 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. 'This is the trailblazing history for the war's centenary. It is a brilliant achievement and one every family should have in its home . . . It answers the obvious and not so obvious questions and will delight every age. It is a triumph.' --Christopher Pugsley, New Zealand Listener

Includes facsimiles of many primary sources including war documents, letters and posters.

"In association with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage."

Maps on lining papers showing political boundaries in 1914 and post war, 1923.

In slipcase.

Includes bibliographical references (page 108) and index.

The outbreak of the first World War -- New Zealand's road to 1914 -- New Zealand goes to war -- The NZEF in Egypt -- Duty and temptation -- Gallipoli: invasion -- Gallipoli: stalemate -- Gallipoli: the Sari Bair offensive -- Gallipoli: battle for Hill 60 and evacuation -- New units and new enemies -- The Sinai campaign -- The Palestine campaign -- New Zealand's wartime government -- Recruiting and conscription -- Training in New Zealand -- The Maori and Pacific war effort -- Domestic security and dissent -- War economy -- The merchant marine's war -- Supporting the war effort -- Life at home -- The Western Front -- The guns: hell's orchestra -- The guns: hell's symphony -- The quiet sector: armentieres -- Trench warfare -- The Somme battles: Flers-Courcelette, Morval and the Transloy Ridges -- Battle of Messines -- Third battle of Ypres: Broodseinde and Passchendaele -- Troop transports -- The NZEF in England -- Behind the lines: the NZEF in France -- Crime and punishment in the NZEF -- The war against disease -- Wounded in action: evacuation -- Wounded in action: treatment -- New Zealand women at war -- The war at sea -- New Zealand sailors at war -- The war in the air -- New Zealanders and the air war -- Winter at Ypres: war in the snow -- Breaking the deadlock: new tactics, new weapons, new war -- The defence of Amiens -- The tide turns: the battles of Second Marne and Bapaume -- Advance to victory: the battles of Havrincourt, Canal du Nord, Hindenburg Line, Selle and Sambre -- Armistice and occupation -- The peace treaties -- Repatriation and rehabilitation -- Remembrance.

"In association with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage." -Pages enhanced throughout with facsimlies of wartime ephemera (fold-out maps, posters, booklets, letters, postcards) in pockets and lift-up photographs. -Issued in a slipcase. -Includes bibliographical references and index. -"The full story of New Zealand's involvement in the First World War"--Publisher information.

"The full story of New Zealand's involvement in the First World War."--Publisher information.

"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: fold-out maps; posters; booklets; letters; 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."--Publisher description.

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