New Zealand's First World War Heritage by Imelda Bargas,Tim Shoebridge

By Imelda Bargas,Tim Shoebridge

Rediscover New Zealand’s hidden First international warfare background during the areas the place it happened.

No battles have been fought the following, but the 1st global conflict intruded into the everyday life of each New Zealander who remained at domestic. This ground-breaking e-book presents vibrant new insights into their reports via exploring the areas the place they lived, labored, coped and mourned: military camps, fortifications, soldier-settler farms, city halls, wharves, convalescent houses and hospitals, cemeteries and conflict memorials, dairy factories and woollen mills.

From Northland to Stewart Island, our panorama is signposted with hundreds of thousands of poignant memorials, and at the back of the façades of outdated structures, underneath scrub and at the back of farm fences lies a much less obvious panorama of warfare and hundreds and hundreds of hidden tales ready to learn: a soldier’s identify carved on a distant railway station, a as soon as bustling uniform manufacturing unit within the center of a urban, an extended deserted gun battery …

This exact e-book should be a revelation to all New Zealanders. commonly illustrated with new and interval images and interesting maps, it includes unique learn and knowledge that might open the eyes of each reader to locations and tales of their group hidden in undeniable sight. The effect of the 1st international struggle on New Zealanders was once giant; its legacy should be visible throughout us today.

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