The Resource A job to do : New Zealand soldiers of 'The Div' write about their World War Two, edited by John Gordon

A job to do : New Zealand soldiers of 'The Div' write about their World War Two, edited by John Gordon

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A job to do : New Zealand soldiers of 'The Div' write about their World War Two
Title
A job to do
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New Zealand soldiers of 'The Div' write about their World War Two
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Gordon
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What was it really like for the soldiers of 2 New Zealand Division in the Second World War? How did they spend their time and how did they see their lives as servicemen, from training at home and sailing off to war, to setting up camp, relaxing off-duty, fighting in hostile environments and possibly being taken prisoner? This anthology is a personal selection of material describing the experiences of these men, with the great majority of the collection written from within its ranks. Colloquially known to its members as 'The Div', it was by far the major part of New Zealand's Second Expeditionary Force, making it our main contribution to the war."--Publisher information
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
940.548193
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A job to do : New Zealand soldiers of 'The Div' write about their World War Two, edited by John Gordon
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A job to do : New Zealand soldiers of 'The Div' write about their World War Two, edited by John Gordon
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Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Military terms and abbreviations -- Soldier lingo -- Introduction -- Peace to war -- Greece -- Crete -- Cairo and Maadi -- Western Desert -- El Alamein -- Diamond Track to Tripoli -- Tunisia -- Going home -- Grim digs -- Officers -- Early Italy -- Cassino -- Beyond Rome -- Rivers north -- Endings
  • Peace to war -- Greece -- Crete -- Cairo and Maadi -- The Western Desert -- El Alamein -- The Diamond Track to Tripoli -- Tunisia -- Going home -- The grim digs -- The officers -- Early Italy -- Cassino -- Beyond Rome -- The rivers north -- Endings
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15395380
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25 cm
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Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9781775591306
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781775591306
  • (NLNZils)1665220

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