Wednesday, August 22, 2012
PILGRIMAGE A TRAVELLER’S GUIDE TO NEW ZEALANDERS IN TWO WORLD WARS
$50.00 | 24 August 2012 | Penguin Group (NZ)
There are more than 30,000
men and women,
casualties of the two World Wars, buried in cemeteries and named on memorials
around the world. From Gallipoli to the Western Front, New Zealand Palestine
and the Middle East, Greece,
Africa, Asia and the Pacific, New Zealanders
have fought and died for their country.
This book is especially useful for those interested in visiting these battlefields and cemeteries in person, as well as others wanting to simply read about the story of New Zealanders in the two World Wars.
With GPS co-ordinates, written descriptions and maps, and illustrated with exquisite photography throughout, Pilgrimage is a practical and up-to-date travel companion intertwined with a rich and elegantly told history.
About the author
GARRIE HUTCHINSON has authored and edited over 30 books, including the award-winning Pilgrimage: A Traveller’s Guide to Australia’s Battlefields. Combining a vast military knowledge with his own travel experiences, he takes his readers on journeys around the world uncovering the history of the great wars and those who fought in them.
Pilgrimage contains beautiful photographs of various sites are interspersed throughout the book along with individual breakout boxes of
soldiers who fought in the wars.
Many historical facts and accounts are given of the battles that were fought in
each location. New
Several photographs appear below and are reprinted with permission from Pilgrimage: A Traveller’s Guide to New Zealanders in two World Wars by Garrie Hutchinson
published by Penguin NZ, RRP $50.00.
Copyright © Garrie Hutchinson, 2012
Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery