The Resource Johnny Enzed : the New Zealand soldier in the First World War, 1914-18, Glyn Harper

Johnny Enzed : the New Zealand soldier in the First World War, 1914-18, Glyn Harper

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Johnny Enzed : the New Zealand soldier in the First World War, 1914-18
Title
Johnny Enzed
Title remainder
the New Zealand soldier in the First World War, 1914-18
Statement of responsibility
Glyn Harper
Title variation
New Zealand soldier in the First World War, 1914-18
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 nation 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
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
HP
Dewey number
940.393
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
First World War centenary history
Johnny Enzed : the New Zealand soldier in the First World War, 1914-18, Glyn Harper
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Johnny Enzed : the New Zealand soldier in the First World War, 1914-18, Glyn Harper
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Copyright
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Johnny Enzed -- Introduction: Going to war -- In training camps 1914-18 -- At sea -- In Egypt -- At Gallipoli -- On the Western Front 1916 -- Life on the Western Front -- Messines, Passchendaele and Polderhoek -- The Western Front 1918 -- In the Middle East 1916-1918 -- Johnny Enzed in the United Kingdom -- A different war -- Bad characters and bad behavious -- Conclusion: Long journey home
Control code
15893351
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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720 pages
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9781775592020
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illustrations, portraits, maps
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