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              From the Uttermost Ends of the Earth: The New Zealand Division on the Western Front 1916-1918
               

              From the Uttermost Ends of the Earth: The New Zealand Division on the Western Front 1916-1918 (Hardback)

              By Gray, John H.

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              For the first time the two facets of detailed history and visitors guide have been combined in a single, manageable format. The Division's places of memory are described and illustrated. These are places of pilgrimage for the descendants of the 13,467 New Zealand soldiers who die...d on the Western Front.
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              ISBN 9781877427305
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2010
              Publisher Willson Scott Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Tales of Three Campaigns
                

              Tales of Three Campaigns (PDF ebook)

              By O'Connor, Tom; Illustrated by Anderson, Bob; Edited by Gray, John H.

              In 1926, Colonel Brereton who had taken the 12th (Nelson) Company of the Canterbury Infantry Battalion into the Great War in the Main Body of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, wrote the well-received first edition of this title. The three campaigns alluded to, were the Battle ...of the Suez Canal on 3 February 1915; Gallipoli as it related to the Landing at Anzac, and the Second Battle of Krithia at Cape Helles (where the author received a serious head wound); and the Western Front, including First Somme in September 1916 and two periods in the line in the Northern Zone, in and about Armentieres. Although it was only 24 hours or so in duration, the rarely-written-about Battle of the Suez Canal was of signal historic importance. No one was better able to write about New Zealand's role in it, than Brereton. All four battalions of the New Zealand Infantry Brigade were called upon to reinforce the canal defences, when the very real threat of a Turkish attack developed. Only a minor element of them became involved - two platoons of 12th Company, commanded at first-hand by Major Brereton; 100 all ranks. Solely by their musketry skill, they helped deter a brigade size assault over the narrowest point of the canal. We read his front-line account of their baptism of fire, and his later shrewd analysis of how the Turks should clearly have won, had they conformed to their German-authored plan. Colonel Brereton strongly identified with his soldiery; his concern clearly was with them rather than upwards towards his seniors, and the prospects of personal advancement. He describes the relevant skills brought by them from their rural pursuits. Personally cool under fire, he writes in an attractive, flowing style, quite lacking in military jargon, and with occasional dry humour, to which the reader will warm. This is whether discussing battle, desert training in Egypt, troopship journeys, inter-action with French civilians or the multiplicity of other incidents experienced in over f
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              ISBN 9780994105981
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              Language en
              Published NZ 8 Apr 2015
              Publisher John Douglas Publishing
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              Tales of Three Campaigns: 12th (Nelson) Company N.Z.E.F.
               

              Tales of Three Campaigns: 12th (Nelson) Company N.Z.E.F. (Hardback, 2ed)

              By Brereton, Lt Col C. B.; Edited by Gray, John H.; Introduction by Millward, Peter; Foreword by Pugsley, Christopher

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              In 1926, Colonel Brereton who had taken the 12th (Nelson) Company of the Canterbury Infantry Battalion into the Great War in the Main Body of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, wrote the well-received first edition of this title. The three campaigns alluded to, were the Battle ...of the Suez Canal on 3 February 1915; Gallipoli as it related to the Landing at Anzac, and the Second Battle of Krithia at Cape Helles (where the author received a serious head wound); and the Western Front, including First Somme in September 1916 and two periods in the line in the Northern Zone, in and about Armentieres. Although it was only 24 hours or so in duration, the rarely-written-about Battle of the Suez Canal was of signal historic importance. No one was better able to write about New Zealand's role in it, than Brereton. All four battalions of the New Zealand Infantry Brigade were called upon to reinforce the canal defences, when the very real threat of a Turkish attack developed. Only a minor element of them became involved - two platoons of 12th Company, commanded at first-hand by Major Brereton; 100 all ranks. Solely by their musketry skill, they helped deter a brigade size assault over the narrowest point of the canal. We read his front-line account of their baptism of fire, and his later shrewd analysis of how the Turks should clearly have won, had they conformed to their German-authored plan. Colonel Brereton strongly identified with his soldiery; his concern clearly was with them rather than upwards towards his seniors, and the prospects of personal advancement. He describes the relevant skills brought by them from their rural pursuits. Personally cool under fire, he writes in an attractive, flowing style, quite lacking in military jargon, and with occasional dry humour, to which the reader will warm. This is whether discussing battle, desert training in Egypt, troopship journeys, inter-action with French civilians or the multiplicity of other incidents experienced in over f
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              ISBN 9780994105936
              Published NZ 25 May 2015
              Publisher John Douglas Publishing
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              The Silent Division & Concerning One Man's War 1914-1919
               

              The Silent Division & Concerning One Man's War 1914-1919 (Hardback)

              By Burton, Ormond E.; Edited by Gray, John H.; Foreword by Pugsley, Christopher

              THE BOOK IS IN Three PARTS BIOGRAPHY OF ORMOND BURTON: This is written by David Grant an established Wellington historian and well- credentialed author, after successful careers in journalism and Secondary School teaching. PART ONE: a re-issue, unaltered, of the acclaimed The ...Silent Division - New Zealanders at the Front 1914 - 1919, first published in 1935, but now including maps and illustrations. PART TWO: issued for the first time; that part of Ormond Burton's hitherto unpublished autobiography which deals with his heroic, front-line service in The Great War, entitled Concerning One Man's War, 1914 -1919. This is a vibrant account at an individual level; arguably the finest writing by a New Zealander about that war. Edited by John H Gray, an acknowledged historian and published author, specialising in the The New Zealand Division on the Western Front.This is in no sense a book of fiction but one of facts and of the reaction of a kindly soul to his experiences as a front-line Digger. In it is to be found a truer reflection both of the grim side of the thing we call war as of its lighter and carefree aspect than is commonly found in war books. If the sense of tragedy grows deeper as the story unfolds and becomes almost overwhelming in the description of life in the trenches and of the realities of the battlefield, there yet runs through the fabric of the narrative a golden thread- a sense of beauty, of humour: and while he laments the apparent futility of war, the writer glimpses the glory of sacrifice, of the endurance of hardship and of the suffering of wounds that others may escape. To everyone who has shared in the Iliad, in which the writer took part, the vivid descriptions of the wanderings of the N.Z.E.F. will inevitably recall his own experiences, nor will the memories be all unpleasant. May it bring to its other readers a more lively appreciation of the inevitable after effects on the health, both physical and mental, of those whose lives at the fron
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              ISBN 9780987667540
              Published NZ 28 May 2014
              Publisher John Douglas Publishing
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              The Adventures of Tutu and Tula Christmas
               

              The Adventures of Tutu and Tula Christmas (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gray, John H.; Contributions by Thorne, Bobbie; Illustrated by Jones, Aria

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              The charming story of a turtle family who resides in the Caribbean waters off the coast of Aruba.and their Christmas celebration.

              ISBN 9780995238787
              Released NZ 30 Sep 2019
              Publisher John H Gray
              Interest Age Children
              Series Tutu and Tula
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              The Adventures of Tutu and Tula. Lost
                

              The Adventures of Tutu and Tula. Lost (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gray, John H.; Contributions by Thorne, Bobbie K.; Illustrated by Jones, Aria

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              A story of a family of Turtles who lives and plays in the Caribbean waters off the costa of the island of Aruba. Tutu is the little mischievous boy who with his sister Tula has many adventures. Mama Loretta spends time teaching them and guiding them in life. The book is brightly ...illustrated and ideal for children aged 3-6 years old.
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              ISBN 9780995238763
              Released NZ 19 Aug 2019
              Publisher John H Gray
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              Series Tutu and Tula
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              Les aventures Toutu et Toula: Noel
               

              Les aventures Toutu et Toula: Noel (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gray, John H.; Translated by Thibert, Francine; Illustrated by Jones, Aria

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              C'est la charmante histoire d'une famille tortues vivant dans les eaux de la mer des Caraibes le long de la cote de Aruba. C'est la periode de la fete de Noel et Papa Georges est revenu d'une ile ou il travaillait.

              ISBN 9780995238794
              Released NZ 3 Oct 2019
              Publisher John H Gray
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              Series Toutu Et Toula
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              Journey to Unknown Consequences
                

              Journey to Unknown Consequences (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gray, John H.

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              Synopsis Journey to Unknown Consequences The story is the sequel to Journey of Betrayals, in which the lead character Jakob established a new and successful life on the island of Aruba. Years have passed and Jakob is now a respected and established member of Aruban society and bu...siness Life in Aruba is disruptedby crime.
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              ISBN 9780995238718
              Released NZ 31 Jul 2018
              Publisher John H Gray
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              The Control of Quasi-Public Enterprises: Address Delivered Before the Massachusetts Reform Club, February 2, 1906.
                

              The Control of Quasi-Public Enterprises: Address Delivered Before the Massachusetts Reform Club, February 2, 1906. (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gray, John H.

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              The Making of the Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926 includes over 20,000 analytical, theoretical and practical works on American and British Law. It includes the writings of major legal theorists, including Sir Edward Coke, Sir William Blackstone, James Fitzjames Stephen, Fr...ederic William Maitland, John Marshall, Joseph Story, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and Roscoe Pound, among others. Legal Treatises includes casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and other works of the most influential writers of their time. It is of great value to researchers of domestic and international law, government and politics, legal history, business and economics, criminology and much more.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++Harvard Law School LibraryCTRG97-B3133Cover title.Boston: G.H. Ellis, Printers, 1906. 20 p. 23 cm
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              ISBN 9781240124404
              Released NZ 20 Dec 2010
              Publisher Gale, Making of Modern Law
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              Claude de Passione
                

              Claude de Passione (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gray, John H.

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              The life of a young man born into aristocracy and wealth. The family owns vineyards in France. Claude becomes accidentally involved in an art and antique smuggling operation. Claude decides to travel the world after completing his studies at the Sorbonne in Paris. His life is fil...led with romances, drama and adventure
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              ISBN 9780995238749
              Released NZ 11 Dec 2018
              Publisher John H Gray
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