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In The Face Of The Enemy: The Complete History Of The Victoria Cross AndNew Zealand

In The Face Of The Enemy: The Complete History Of The Victoria Cross AndNew Zealand
  

The highest Commonwealth military decoration for gallantry is the Victoria Cross. This book examines the history of the award, presenting the stories of those New Zealanders who have won it. It also covers some of the controversies and political machinations surrounding those who... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781869506506
Barcode 9781869506506
Published 1 April 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback, Revised edition
Author(s) By Harper, Glyn
By Richardson, Colin
Availability Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order

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ISBN-13 9781869506506
ISBN-10 1869506502
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
Publication Date 1 April 2007
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback, Revised edition
Edition Revised edition
Author(s) By Harper, Glyn
By Richardson, Colin
Category Australasian & Pacific History
Military History
Uniforms & Military Insignia
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 133mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 425g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Military History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 355.13420993
Catalogue Code 18943

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The Complete History of the Victoria Cross in NZ

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Author's Bio

Glyn Harper lives in Palmerston North and lectures at Massey University, where he is Associate Professor of Military Studies and heads the Centre for Defence Studies. A former teacher, he joined the Australian Army in 1988, transferring to the NZ Army where he holds the rank of lieutenant Colonel. He is the author of several books on military history. Colin Richardson currently serves on the NZ Army General Staff in Wellington and has taught military history and strategy at the Australian Army Command and Staff College. Author of several articles for history magazines, the Victoria Cross is his specialist area of study.

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