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An awfully big adventure : New Zealand World War One veterans tell their stories, selected and edited by Jane Tolerton from interviews for the World War One Oral History Archive

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An awfully big adventure : New Zealand World War One veterans tell their stories
Title
An awfully big adventure
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New Zealand World War One veterans tell their stories
Statement of responsibility
selected and edited by Jane Tolerton from interviews for the World War One Oral History Archive
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Language
eng
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contains biographical information
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NZNB
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940.48193
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
An awfully big adventure : New Zealand World War One veterans tell their stories, selected and edited by Jane Tolerton from interviews for the World War One Oral History Archive
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An awfully big adventure : New Zealand World War One veterans tell their stories, selected and edited by Jane Tolerton from interviews for the World War One Oral History Archive
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Includes index
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Includes index. -What was it like to be a New Zealand soldier in the First World War? What impact did the war have on those who returned? Let them tell you. An Awfully Big Adventure traces the reminiscences and reflections of 80 veterans interviewed for the World War One Oral History Archive. Respected journalist Jane Tolerton revisits the interviews and sets pieces in a chronology for 21st-century readers to follow the progress and human experience of the war - in the words of those who were there. The men relive their time abroad, offering intimate, private moments as well as the unvarnished realities of life at the front. A century on, their voices are vivid, strong and direct, and often humorous. Deeply affecting and absorbing, An Awfully Big Adventure is an important historical memoir that reads as if it all happened yesterday
  • What was it like to be a New Zealand soldier in the First World War? What impact did the war have on those who returned? Let them tell you. An Awfully Big Adventure traces the reminiscences and reflections of 80 veterans interviewed for the World War One Oral History Archive. Respected journalist Jane Tolerton revisits the interviews and sets pieces in a chronology for 21st-century readers to follow the progress and human experience of the war - in the words of those who were there. The men relive their time abroad, offering intimate, private moments as well as the unvarnished realities of life at the front. A century on, their voices are vivid, strong and direct, and often humorous. Deeply affecting and absorbing, An Awfully Big Adventure is an important historical memoir that reads as if it all happened yesterday
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