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Maori in the Great War

Maori in the Great War

Author: James Cowan
$69.99 (NZD)  inc GST
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Maori form a significant proportion of the modern New Zealand Army, and Maori officers have achieved the very highest commands, their unique culture is deeply embedded in its tradition and daily routines; celebrated by Maori (indigenous) and pakeha (non-indigenous) soldiers alike. The exploits of the 28th (Maori) Battalion in WWll - peerless in attack - are well-remembered. Not so well known is the major Maori contribution to the Allied cause in the Great War. Maori were quick to respond in 1914. Over five times as many as the specified contingent of 500 men volunteered, and that number of places was allocated on a tribal basis. As the centennial of the start of WWl approaches, it is timely to revise and republish Cowan's 1926 work.

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General Fields

  • : 9781877427343
  • : Willson Scott Publishing
  • : Willson Scott Publishing
  • : October 2010
  • : 250mm X 184mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : October 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : photographs, maps
  • : 248
  • : 940.41293
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : Hardback in case
  • : James Cowan

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