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              Books by Glyn Harper

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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 (Paperback, Revised edition)

              By Harper, Glyn; Richardson, Colin

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              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...se nominations have been declined.
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              ISBN 9781869506506
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2007
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Dark Journey: Three key NZ battles of the western front
                 

              Dark Journey: Three key NZ battles of the western front (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Harper, Glyn

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              Definitive account of three key NZ battles of the Western Front, WWI. This significant volume represents the culmination of over seven years' writing and research by esteemed military historian Glyn Harper. The book includes the revision and reissuing of his two earlier detailed ...histories of the New Zealand Divisions' major Western Front battles of World War One - Massacre at Passchendaele (2000), Spring Offensive (2003) - combined with a previously unpublished account of the third major battle of the Somme, at Bapaume, during which several VCs were awarded to New Zealand troops. Dark Journey presents the first comprehensive overview of New Zealand's involvement in World War One by one of our most highly regarded historians. It also provides deep analysis of the NZ war contribution, with startling revelations about the true scale of casualties, consistently under-reported in the past. This is Glyn Harper's master work, bringing together research and resources from his previous books, presenting the full story of New Zealand's Western Front experiences on a deservedly grand scale.
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              ISBN 9781460750438
              Published NZ 23 Mar 2015
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Nek: A Gallipoli Tragedy
               

              The Nek: A Gallipoli Tragedy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Burness, Peter; Series edited by Harper, Glyn

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              On 7 August 1915, in an ill-fated attempt to break the stalemate at Gallipoli, hundreds of Australian light horsemen repeatedly charged the massed rifles and machine-guns of the Turkish soldiers. The charge at The Nek has been immortalised in art, literature and film and has come... to epitomise both the futility and courage of the Gallipoli campaign.
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              ISBN 9781921966101
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2012
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Anzac Battles Series
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              Acts of Valour: The History of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand
                

              Acts of Valour: The History of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Updated / Revised)

              By Harper, Glyn; Richardson, Colin

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              "A history of the Victoria Cross with regard to New Zealanders, including accounts of all New Zealand-born or associated winners of this honour"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775540502
              Published NZ 25 Jul 2016
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Nek: A Gallipoli Tragedy
                

              The Nek: A Gallipoli Tragedy (PDF ebook – 2nd ed.)

              By Burness, Peter; Series edited by Harper, Glyn

              One of the greatest tragedies in Australian military history occurred at Gallipoli on 7 August 1915, when hundreds of Australian light horsemen were repeatedly ordered to charge the massed rifles and machine-guns of the Turkish enemy.

              ISBN 9781927187876
              Available in PDF
              Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
              Language en
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2012
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Anzac Battles Series
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              Johnny Enzed: The New Zealand Soldier in the First World War 1914-1918
                

              Johnny Enzed: The New Zealand Soldier in the First World War 1914-1918 (Leather / Fine Binding / Hardback, Edition with numbered copies)

              By Harper, Glyn

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              "The New Zealand soldiers who left these shores to fight in the First World War represented one of the greatest collective endeavours in the nation's history. Over 100,000 men and women would embark for overseas service and almost 60,000 of them became casualties. For a small nat...ion like New Zealand this was a tragedy on an unimagined scale. Using their personal testimony, this book reveals what these men experienced - the truth of their lives in battle, at rest, at their best and their worst. Through a comprehensive and sympathetic scrutiny of New Zealand soldiers' correspondence, diaries and memoirs, a compelling picture of the New Zealand soldier's war from general to private is revealed. This is not a campaign history of dry facts and detail. Rather, it examines minutely the everyday experience of trench life in all its shapes and forms. Diverse topics such as barbed wire, the use of the bayonet, gas attacks, rats, horses, food, communal singing, infectious diseases and much more feature in this riveting account of the New Zealand soldier in the First World War. It is the story of ordinary men thrust into the most extraordinary circumstances imaginable. Written in an accessible style aimed at the interested general reader, the book is the product of a substantial amount of research. The text is complemented by a range of maps, illustrations, graphs and diagrams"--Publisher's website.
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              ISBN 9781775592440
              Published NZ 26 Feb 2016
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series First World War Centenary History series
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              A Surgeon in Khaki: Through France and Flanders in World War I
                 

              A Surgeon in Khaki: Through France and Flanders in World War I (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Martin, Arthur Anderson; Introduction by Harper, Glyn

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              A firsthand account of medicine in the field of war by one of the most respected field surgeons of World War I.

              ISBN 9780803234925
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2011
              Publisher University of New South Wales
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Battles of Monte Cassino: The campaign and its controversies
                

              The Battles of Monte Cassino: The campaign and its controversies (Paperback, Main)

              By Harper, Glyn; Tonkin-Covell, John

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              The first thematic analysis of the Battles of Monte Cassino brings to light new and controversial ideas and information about some of the most critical battles of the Second World War.

              ISBN 9781741148794
              Published NZ 20 Aug 2013
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Johnny Enzed: The New Zealand Soldier in the First World War 1914-1918
                

              Johnny Enzed: The New Zealand Soldier in the First World War 1914-1918 (Hardback, [Hardback e.)

              By Harper, Glyn

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              Johnny ENZED was the ordinary soldier; this is about what mattered to him. From sailing away to the trip home we share the ups and downs of soldiering. Through the most comprehensive and authoritative ever survey of their letters, diaries and photographs we see and....

              ISBN 9781741362107
              Published NZ 29 Sep 2015
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Dogfight: The Battle of Britain
               

              Dogfight: The Battle of Britain (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Claasen, Adam R. A.; Series edited by Harper, Glyn

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              'Dogfight' tells the story of Australians and New Zealanders in one of World War II's defining and most memorable campaigns. The ensuing conflict of Luftwaffe and RAF aircraft in the long summer of 1940 became forever known as the Battle of Britain.

              ISBN 9781921497285
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2012
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Anzac Battles Series
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