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Timothy Bowman

(Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1983), pp. 1–46. 52 J. Beaumont, ‘The Anzac Legend’, in J. Beaumont (ed.) Australia’s War, 1914–18 (Allen & Unwin Ltd, St Leonards, 1995), pp. 159–160. To date, there is no detailed study of Australian troop discipline during the Great War. 53 J. A. Crang, ‘The British Soldier on the Home Front: Army Morale Reports, 1940–45’, in P. Addison and A. Calder (eds.), Time To Kill: The Soldier’s Experience of War in the West 1939–1945 (Pimlico, London, 1997), pp. 60–76; D. French, Raising Churchill’s Army: The British Army and the War against Germany

in The Irish regiments in the Great War
History, myth, and the New Zealand Wars
Kynan Gentry

Pakeha imagination: ‘The children played old-world soldiers at Waterloo, not Rangiriri, and new-world soldiers at the Wagon Box, not Ngatapa’. 86 By the time The New Zealand Wars was published, the ANZAC legend had also already shown itself to be far more adaptable to the myth of war experience, not to mention less controversial. 87 The New Zealand Wars had even arguably been surpassed in

in History, heritage, and colonialism
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The missing legacy of Britain’s reserved occupations
Juliette Pattinson, Arthur McIvor, and Linsey Robb

internalised the pre-​eminence of men in the Anzac legend and believed that her own wartime story  –​in 1914 she was the first woman to study agricultural science in the Southern hemisphere –​was of less public significance than her husband’s military career.’78 It is likely that reserved men similarly absorbed the primacy and prestige of the armed services. Indeed, wartime hierarchies of sacrifice seem well embedded. Many interviewees when discussing remembrance and memorialisation focused not on contribution to the war effort but rather on danger and sacrifice, two key

in Men in reserve