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Passchendaele WW1 Presentation


Sun 24 Sep 2017, 2:00pm–4:00pm

Where: Marlborough Convention Centre, 42a Alfred Street, Blenheim, Marlborough

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

This presentation revisits the Battle of Passchendaele 31 July to 10 November 1917.

The Marlborough Historical Society presents the final 2017 Sunday Series. Our presenter for this event will be John Crawford, a historian from the New Zealand Defence Force.

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.

Currently, he is working on an organisational history of the New Zealand expeditionary Force in the First World War. His major publication include: The Territorials: The history of the Territorial and Volunteer Forces of New Zealand, co-authored with Peter Cooke (2011); The Devil’s Own War, The First World War Diary of Brigadier-General Herbert Hart (2008); New Zealand’s Great War: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World War, co-edited with Ian McGibbon (2007), To Fight for the Empire: An Illustrated History of New Zealand and the South African War, 1899–1902 (1999) and Kia Kaha: New Zealand in the Second World War (2000).

Call 578 1712 for details.