The Territorials by Peter Cooke and John Crawford review

By Matthew Wright In Books

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11th February, 2012
Once upon a time, we were a nation of "weekend warriors" – the Territorials, an institution variously dreaded, accepted or fondly remembered by generations. The story of our "Terries" is long overdue for the telling and New Zealand Defence Force historian John Crawford and independent historian Peter Cooke have filled the gap with a history of New Zealand's citizen-soldiery commissioned by the NZDF. This is an impressive tome – case-bound, fabulously ...

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