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              The Forgotten Wars: Why the Musket Wars Matter Today
               

              The Forgotten Wars: Why the Musket Wars Matter Today (Paperback)

              By Crosby, Ron

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              * Long-awaited short and reorganised version of The Musket Wars * Brilliantly written and clearly explained, with fact boxes * Detailed maps and plentiful illustrations Ron Crosby brilliantly rewrites his seminal The Musket Wars on a thematic basis, simplifying it to a concise wo...rk full of maps and illustrations for the general reader.
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              ISBN 9780947506797
              Published NZ 14 Oct 2020
              Publisher Oratia Media
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              Musket Wars
               

              Musket Wars (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

              By Crosby, Ron

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              * Seminal work on the wars that ravaged New Zealand after first European contact * Lays bare how muskets and introduced foods upset a centuries-old tribal balance * Superbly illustrated with historic photographs and innovative maps (32 pages of colour)

              ISBN 9780947506292
              Published NZ 22 Mar 2017
              Publisher Oratia Media
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              Albaneta: Lost Opportunity at Cassino
                

              Albaneta: Lost Opportunity at Cassino (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Illustrated edition)

              By Crosby, Ron

              In mid-winter 1944, massive infantry losses were incurred at Cassino. What is not widely known is that Kiwi & Indian engineers created an opportunity to outflank Cassino through the construction of a road carved into the hills above the German encampment. The failings of army hei...rarchy let the Kiwi troops down, and the result was defeat a few days later. Ron Crosby provides insight into a fewat of Kiwi wartime bravery not previously written about.
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              ISBN 9780790011295
              Published NZ 23 Mar 2007
              Publisher Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
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              A Desperate Dawn : The Battle For Turuturu Mokai 1868
               

              A Desperate Dawn : The Battle For Turuturu Mokai 1868 (Paperback)

              By Ogle, Nigel; Crosby, Ron

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              A rough paddock with a tired, mossy monument today marks the site of a hugely significant battle between Maori and Pakeha. In July 1868 South Taranaki cheif Titokowaru indicated his toughening attitude toward European settlement in his territory by attacking the small military... redoubt at Turuturu Mokai. That battle led to a campaign where Maori and Pakeha fought some of the most desperate and violent battles of the New Zealand Wars
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              ISBN 9780473224905
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2012
              Publisher Tucker Media
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