Nga Tama Toa

Nga Tama Toa

The Price of Citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945

Book - 2008
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Breaks new ground in telling the fascinating story of the Maori Battalion's war, with the focus firmly on C Company whose members were drawn from Tairawhiti, a region on the east coast of the North Island. Personal recollections and eyewitness accounts, many anecdotes and hundreds of photographs are woven through this history, from the inception of C Company in 1939 to the return of it's last members in 1946.
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : David Bateman, 2008.
Branch Call Number: 940.541 SOU
Characteristics: 447 p. :,ill., maps, ports. ;,30 cm.
Alternative Title: Price of citizenship
Custom Field2: Published with "the support of the Nga Taonga a Nga Tama Toa Trust and the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage."--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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List - ANZAC Day
ChristchurchLib Mar 21, 2013

This book offers a unique insight into the impact the Second World War had on the iwi of the Tai Rāwhiti district (on the east coast of the North Island) focusing on the region’s war effort not only overseas, but also at home and in government. Personal recollections and eyewitness accounts, many... Read More »


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