Spring offensive : New Zealand and the Second Battle of the Somme / Glyn Harper.Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : HarperCollins, 2003Description: 284 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 186950481X.Subject(s): New Zealand. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918 | New Zealand. Army -- Registers of dead | Somme, 2nd Battle of the, France, 1918 | World War, 1914-1918 -- Registers of dead -- New ZealandDDC classification: 940.43/4 Online resources: Table of contents
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
At Passchendaele New Zealand forces lost over 1200 lives in a few hours in October 1917. The soldiers were demoralised almost to the point of no return. They retreated, rested and reinforced. In March 1918 they returned for The Spring Offensive - New Zealand's greatest military victory.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-279) and index.