Pre-war military training and organization - the Territorial Force /Raising the Expeditionary Force, 1914 - organizations - volunteers and conscripts /Chronology of campaigns /Samoa /Gallipoli /Egypt and Palestine /The Western Front /Evolution of the NZ Division: structure - command - personnel - uniforms - equipment - tactics /Plate commentaries: uniform and insignia details
An examination of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I.
Wayne Stack was a frontline member of the New Zealand Police for 18 years before deciding on a career change to follow his lifelong passion for military history. He has recently gained a BA (Honours) and MA with Distinction in History from the University of Canterbury and is currently writing a doctoral thesis on the New Zealand Army officer corps of 1909-1945. He lives with his wife and two young children in Christchurch, New Zealand. Mike Chappell enlisted as a teenage private in the Royal Hampshire Regiment in 1952 and retired in 1974, as RSM of the 1st Battalion The Wessex Regiment (Rifle Volunteers), after seeing service in Malaya, Cyprus, Swaziland, Libya, Germany, Ulster and home garrisons. He began painting military subjects in 1968 and has gained worldwide popularity as a military illustrator. Mike has written and illustrated many books for Osprey. Mike currently lives in France.