The Resource A long, long trail : marching over the Rimutaka Hill, 1915-1918 and the re-enactment March, September 2015, Neil Frances

A long, long trail : marching over the Rimutaka Hill, 1915-1918 and the re-enactment March, September 2015, Neil Frances

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A long, long trail : marching over the Rimutaka Hill, 1915-1918 and the re-enactment March, September 2015
Title
A long, long trail
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marching over the Rimutaka Hill, 1915-1918 and the re-enactment March, September 2015
Statement of responsibility
Neil Frances
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Language
eng
Summary
"...the story of the famous Rimutaka Hill marches. The New Zealand Army used the Rimutaka Hill road between Wairarapa and Hutt Valley, as the ultimate fitness test for infantry about to embark for service on the Western Front in World War One. Over 30,000 soldiers climbed to the 555 metre summit on their three day trek, usually fed and cheered by patriotic civilians. The reinforcement marches from 1915-1918 were widely photographed and reported, making the Rimutaka trek a public affair. As part of the centenary of the Great War, a Wairarapa group re-enacted the Rimutaka Crossing on 27 September 2015, with many participants descendants of the original marchers ..." -- Back cover
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
940.41293
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
A long, long trail : marching over the Rimutaka Hill, 1915-1918 and the re-enactment March, September 2015, Neil Frances
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A long, long trail : marching over the Rimutaka Hill, 1915-1918 and the re-enactment March, September 2015, Neil Frances
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volume
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nc
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Content type code
  • txt
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  • rdacontent
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Control code
16190332
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21 x 27 cm
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Extent
ix, 86 pages, 1 unnumbered folded leaf of plates
Isbn
9780992247539
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), map
System control number
  • (NLNZils)1760106
  • 16190332

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