With the Machine Gunners in France and Palestine: The Official History of the New Zealand Machine Corps in the Great World War 1914-1918

By: Luxford, J. H. (Major)

Price: NZ$162.00

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Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Extensive water stains to cloth boards and spine. Front board detached. Dampstains to margins of preliminary leaves. Water damages and losses to margins of pages 241-255 at rear of book, with loss of text from column of service numbers in Appendix B, "List of N.C.O.'s and Men Who Died". All illustrations and maps present.; Owner's signature on front endpaper: "No 39686 / Sgt Mjr R. L. [K?]ent / 1st Coy / N.Z.M.G. Coy / N.Z.E.F." 255 pages + 51 illustrations (including frontispiece) + 9 maps (5 folding). Red cloth boards with black titles and illustration on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 212 x 131mm. Selected chapter titles: The Companies Leave Egypt for France; The Journey to the Somme; The Battle of the Somme; Back in Flanders; The Battle of Messine; Gravenstafel and Passchendaele; Winter at Ypres; The Machine Gun Battalion; The German Offensive; The Advance to Bapaume; The Battle of the Selle River; General Situation on Egyptian Front; Formation of the Squadron; The Battle of Romani; El Arish and Magdhaka; Into Palestine: Rafa; Allenby's Drive Opens; Across the Jordan Into the Land of Moab; The Final Offensive; Armistice.

Title: With the Machine Gunners in France and Palestine: The Official History of the New Zealand Machine Corps in the Great World War 1914-1918

Author Name: Luxford, J. H. (Major)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1923

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 17660

Keywords: World War I Military History WWI New Zealand