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Letters from Gallipoli: New Zealand Soldiers Write Home
Revealing and often heartbreaking, this collection of letters offers a powerful firsthand account of a pivotal event in New Zealand history: World War I's Gallipoli Campaign in 1915. Grouped in chronological order, the correspondence—gathered from archives, newspapers, and family collections—details the campaign’s harrowing conditions and key events, from preparation and l ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published June 1st 2011 by Auckland University Press
(first published January 1st 2011)
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Glyn Harper is Professor of War Studies at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand. He is now General Editor of the Centenary History of New Zealand and the First World War. A former teacher, he joined the Australian Army in 1988 and after eight years transferred to the New Zealand Army, where he rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel. Glyn was the army's official historian for the depl ...moreMore about Glyn Harper