The Devil's Own War: The First World War Diary of Brigadier-General Herbert Hart

Author(s): John Crawford

NZ & World War I | Secondhand

Dop October 2008, Auckland 336pp 234mmx153mm cased with jacket Published in conjunction with the Defence Force these diaries are widely regarded as one of the most important personal sources related to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Hart was a much decorated brigadair general and from the time he left Carterton in 1914 to the time he returned in 1918 he kept extensive personal diaries that cover huge campaigns such as Somme, Passchendale and Gallipoi.

Product Information

John Crawford is the New Zealand Defence Force Historian and has written on many aspects of the history of the New Zealand Armed Forces and defence policy. In 2007 he edited, with Ian McGibbon, Exisle's monumental book New Zealand's Great War. His other major publications include To Fight for the Empire: an Illustrated History of New Zealand and the South African War, 1899-1902; Kia Kaha: New Zealand in the Second World War; and with the assistance of Peter Cooke, No Better Death: The Great War diaries and letters of William G. Malone. John Crawford lives in Wellington.

General Fields

  • : 9781877437304
  • : Exisle Publishing
  • : Exisle Publishing
  • : 0.905
  • : October 2008
  • : 235mm X 153mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Crawford
  • : Hardback
  • : 1st Edition
  • : 940.48193
  • : Near Fine
  • : 336
  • : b&w photos