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Men of valour : New Zealand and the battle for Crete, Ron Palenski

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Men of valour : New Zealand and the battle for Crete
Title
Men of valour
Title remainder
New Zealand and the battle for Crete
Statement of responsibility
Ron Palenski
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
940.5421959
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Men of valour : New Zealand and the battle for Crete, Ron Palenski
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Men of valour : New Zealand and the battle for Crete, Ron Palenski
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Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-216) and index. -For a time in the Second World War, Crete was the prize both sides wanted. The Allies had it and the Germans wanted it. The man in charge of hanging on to it was Bernard (Tiny) Freyberg, the New Zealand Divison commander. With him was a ragtag army of New Zealand, Australian, British and Greek troops, most of whom had just been beaten off Greece. They had to withstand the mightiest airborne invasion the world had yet seen. This was a Kiwi-led action, and it was a disaster. Inquiries followed: was Freyberg at fault?
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14564509
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24 cm.
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Extent
224 pages [12] pages of plates
Isbn
9781869713058
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, ports, photos
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MH_98405
  • (NLNZils)1578905

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