Books — Military History New Zealand

Against the Rising Sun: New Zealanders Remember the Pacific War
Against the Rising Sun: New Zealanders Remember the Pacific War
2006 Megan Hutching, tells the stories of Kiwis in the Pacific theatre in interviews with Army, Navy and Air Force veterans
paperback
ISBN 1869607049, NZ$44.99

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HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
PO Box 1 Shortland Street, Auckland 1140, New Zealand

By Such Deeds: Honours and Awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force 1923-1999
By Such Deeds: Honours and Awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force 1923–1999
2001 Group Captain C M Hanson, OBE, RNZAF (Rtd), entries give full name, rank, honours and awards bestowed, service number(s), place and date of birth, dates of service (including pre-and post-RNZAF military service), honours and awards won prior to entry into the RNZAF, trade, full citations where available, or explanatory note as to why honour or award was made, brief career highlights, fate
A4, hard cover, 608pp, NZ$115.00 (plus p+h)
Available from
Errol Martyn, Volplane Press, PO Box 1521, Christchurch, New Zealand

Diary of a Kiwi Soldier in World War II
Garrie Coughlan 2006, Cecil Coughlan was drafted to service as a war medic in Italy; his diary tells of his excitement and anticipation on the journey by ship via Australia and up the Arabian coast, sightseeing in Alexandria and an attack on the convoy by a German U-boat, in a mix of reflection on the intimate details of daily life and graphic accounts, transcribed by Cecils son
113 x 170mm, paperback, 96pp
ISBN 079001047X, NZ$19.99

Available from
Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd, 39 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland,
New Zealand
Diary of a Kiwi Soldier in World War II

For Your Tomorrow: A record of New Zealanders who died while serving with the RNZAF and Allied Air Services since 1915, Volume Three: Biographies and Appendices
2008 Errol W Martyn, provides biographical facts for each of the 4,800 personnel whose fates are described in the first two volumes, including cemetery and memorial data for all who died while serving from 1915 to 2005
170mm x 240mm, 640 pp, soft cover, bibliography, abbreviations, glossary
ISBN 9780473128289, NZ$75.00 (posted within NZ)
NZ$80.00 (posted to Aus)

Available from Volplane Press, PO Box 6482, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8442, New Zealand
One Flag, One Queen, One Tongue

Gallipoli: A Guide to New Zealand Battlefields and Memorials
Ian McGibbon 2005, a guide to NZ battle sites, memorials, cemeteries and burial grounds on the Gallipoli Peninsula organised in chronological order by invasion and battle with chapters giving the history and events that unfolded plus information on how to get there, where to stay and how to see the sites
212 x 138mm, paperback, 112pp, colour photos
ISBN 0790009994, NZ$19.99
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Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd, 39 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland,
New Zealand

Gallipoli - A Guide to New Zealand Battlefields and Memorials

New Zealand and the Second World War: the People, the Battles and the Legacy
New Zealand and the Second World War: the People, the Battles and the Legacy
2004 Ian McGibbon, a short illustrated history of New Zealands involvement in WWII covering the reasons for involvement, the campaigns fought and responses of those who remained at home
210 x 230mm, soft cover, 248pp, 150 b/w illustrations and photos, bibliography, index, maps
ISBN 1-869589-54-8
, NZ$39.99 (incl p+h)
Available from
Hodder Moa Beckett Publisher Ltd
PO Box 100749, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

One Flag, One Queen, One Tongue
2003 edited by John Crawford & Ian McGibbon, 13 essays exploring aspects of New Zealands experience in the South African War with consideration of the wider imperial context of New Zealands first overseas war. More than 40,000 people farewelled the First Contingent when it left Wellington for South Africa in October 1899. Over 6,000 men would eventually serve in South Africa, along with a number of female nurses and teachers
215 x 150mm, paperback, 240pp, illustrations, maps, photos, index, bibliography, appendices, ISBN 1869402936
Available in New Zealand from Auckland University Press
One Flag, One Queen, One Tongue

Our War
2005 Martyn Thompson, based on 80 interviews with NZ veterans of the 1940–43 North African and Middle East campaigns, divided into two parts: first gives hronological view of the campaigns; second: Reflections allows the voices of these ordinary heroes to describe the realities of being a soldier at war
215 x 245mm, 320pp, epilogue, acknowledgements, bibliography, glossary, ISBN 0143019511, NZ$39.95 (plus p+h)
Available from
Penguin NZ
Private Bag 102-902, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
Our War

Spring Offensive: New Zealand and the Second Battle of the Somme
Spring Offensive: New Zealand and the Second Battle of the Somme
2003 Glyn Harper, traces the pivotal battle of 1918 from the 3 day march to the front line, through the 10 day campaign and the retreat of the German invaders
234 x 153mm, hard cover, 284pp, illustrations, index, photographs
ISBN 1-869504-81-X,
rrp NZ$49.99

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HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
PO Box 1 Shortland Street, Auckland 1140, New Zealand

The South African War 1899–1902: Service Records of British and Colonial Women
Sheila M Gray, contains detailed records of over 1,700 volunteers rewarded for service in South Africa, including Rolls of those awarded the Kings South Africa Medal, awarded the Royal Red Cross and Mentioned in Despatches limited edition, A4, paperback, 90pp, appendices
NZ$26.00 (posted in NZ), NZ$30.00 (posted to Aus)

Available from
S M Gray, 14a Pembroke Crescent, Glendowie, Auckland 1005, New Zealand
The South African War 1899-1902: Service Records of British and Colonial Women

While You're Away - New Zealand Nurses at War 1899-1948
While Youre Away: New Zealand Nurses at War 1899–1948
2003 Anna Rogers, details the extraordinary events experienced by extraordinary women who served overseas alongside the soldiers they nursed with such courage, skill and devotion
240 x 172mm, paperback, 320pp, illustrations
ISBN 1869403017, NZ$39.99 (incl p+h in NZ)
Available from
Auckland University Press
PO Box 92019, Auckland, New Zealand

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