In the Face of the Enemy: The Complete History of The Victoria Cross & New Zealand

Author(s): Glyn Harper & Colin Richardson


For 150 years the highest Commonwealth military decoration for gallantry has been the Victoria Cross. These are the extraordinary stories of the New Zealand VCs. Since its instigation in 1856 more than 40 Victoria Crosses have been awarded with strong New Zealand associations to men whose courage in the face of the enemy was recognised by their comrades. In the Face of the Enemy tells the story of each one, from the New Zealand Wars to the Second World War. Many more were nominated for a VC than ever received it, with some of those famously declined


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General Fields

  • : 9781869505226
  • : HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : 0.45
  • : April 2006
  • : 230x150mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Glyn Harper & Colin Richardson
  • : Paperback
  • : 355.1342
  • : very good
  • : 272pp
  • : BxW photographs