NZDF

Anzac Day Reference Material

Suggested Reading

  • Barton, Peter, with contributions by Peter Doyle. The Battlefields of the First World War: the Unseen Panoramas of the Western Front. -  Milsons Point, N.S.W.; Auckland: Random House in association with the Imperial War Museum, 2005.
  • Bean, C.E.W. The Story of Anzac: from the Outbreak of War to the End of the First Phase of the Gallipoli Campaign, May 4, 1915. - Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1921. (Also available online at www.awm.gov.au/ )
  • Bean, C.E.W. The Story of Anzac: from 4 May, 1915, to the Evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsula. - Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1924. (Also available online at www.awm.gov.au/ )
  • Donovan, Don. Anzac Memories: Images from the Great War. - Auckland: New Holland, 2005.
  • Fenwick, Percival. Gallipoli: Diary 24 April to 27 June 1915. - Auckland: David Ling in association with Auckland War Memorial Museum, 2000.
  • King, Jonathan and Michael Bowers. Gallipoli: Untold Stories from War Correspondent Charles Bean and Front-line Anzacs: a 90th Anniversary Tribute. -  Auckland: Random House, 2005.
  • Kinloch, Terry. Echoes of Gallipoli: in the Words of New Zealand’s Mounted Riflemen. -  Auckland: Exisle Pub., 2005.
  • McGibbon, Ian. Gallipoli: a Guide to New Zealand Battlefields and Memorials. - Auckland: Reed in association with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, 2004.
  • Malthus, Cecil.  Anzac: A Retrospect. -  2nd edition, Auckland: Reed, 2002. (Originally published by Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1965.)
  • Ornek, Tolga and Feza Toker. Gallipoli: the Front Line Experience. - Strawberry Hills, N.S.W.: Currency Press, 2006.
  • Pearl, Cyril.  ANZAC Newsreel: A Picture History of Gallipoli. - Sydney: Ure Smith in assn with Reed, 1963.
  • Pugsley, Christopher. Gallipoli: The New Zealand Story. - 2nd edition, Auckland: Reed, 1998. (Originally published by Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1984.)
  • Pugsley, Christopher. The Anzac Experience: New Zealand, Australia and Empire in the First World War. -  Auckland: Reed, 2004.
  • Shadbolt, Maurice. Voices of Gallipoli. - Auckland: Hodder and Stoughton, 1988.
  • Stanley, Peter. Quinn’s Post: Anzac, Gallipoli. - Crows Nest, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin, 2005.
  • Stowers, Richard. Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders’ Story. - Auckland: D. Bateman, 2005.
  • Taylor, Phil and Pam Cupper. Gallipoli: A Battlefield Guide. - East Roseville, N.S.W.: Kangaroo Press, 2000.
  • Tobin, Christopher. Gone to Gallipoli: Anzacs of Small Town New Zealand Go to War. - Timaru: Bosco Press, 2001.
  • Travers, Tim. Gallipoli 1915. -  Stroud: Tempus, 2001.
  • Waite, Fred. The New Zealanders at Gallipoli. - Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1919. (Also available online at www.nzetc.org/ )
  • The Great Adventure: New Zealand Soldiers Describe the First World War / edited by Jock Phillips,  Nicholas Boyack, and E.P. Malone. - Wellington: Allen & Unwin in assn. with Port Nicholson Press, 1988.
  • Letters from the Battlefield: New Zealand Soldiers Write Home, 1914-18 / edited by Glyn Harper. - Auckland: HarperCollins, 2001.
  • New Zealand’s Great War: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World War / edited by John Crawford and Ian McGibbon. - Auckland: Exisle, 2007.
  • No Better Death: the Great War Diaries and Letters of William G. Malone / edited by John Crawford with Peter Cooke. - Auckland: Reed, 2005.
  • The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Military History / edited by Ian McGibbon. -  Auckland: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Suggested Reading for Primary Students

  • Beck, Jennifer and Robyn Belton. The Bantam and the Soldier. – Auckland: Scholastic, 1996.
  • Duncan, Tracy. Grandad's Medals. - Auckland: Reed, 2005.
  • Harper, Glyn. The Donkey Man. – Auckland: Reed, 2004.
  • Lockyer, John. Harry and the Anzac Poppy. - Auckland: Reed, 1997.
  • Lockyer, John. Lottie: Gallipoli Nurse. - Auckland: Reed, 1998.
  • Lockyer, John and Chris Pugsley. The Anzacs at Gallipoli: a Story for Anzac Day. - Auckland: Reed, 1999.
  • McKenzie, Neil. Gallipoli. – Auckland: Longman Paul, 1988.
  • Stroud, Patricia. Caesar the Anzac Dog. - Auckland: HarperCollins, 2003.

Websites

  • www.anzac.govt.nz/
    ANZAC: A Guide to ANZAC Day (Ministry for Culture and Heritage). Includes a virtual tour of the peninsula, maps, panoramas, along with short histories, and even contains Anzac biscuit recipes.
  • www.anzacsite.gov.au/
     This is Australia’s website on the significance of Anzac Day. It includes original letters, diaries, photos and drawings.
  • www.awm.gov.au/
     The Australian War Memorial website. Includes resources on Anzac Day, as well as digitized versions of Australia’s Official Histories of World War I.
  • www.navyingallipoli.com/
     This website contains much useful information about the naval aspects of the campaign.
  • www.rsa.org.nz/
     The Royal New Zealand Returned Services Association website.
  • www.nzhistory.net.nz/
     This website contains material on many different aspects of New Zealand history.
  • www.teara.govt.nz/
     The Encyclopedia of New Zealand, edited by A.H. McLintock, originally published in 1966.
  • www.archives.govt.nz/
    The Archives New Zealand site shows you how to obtain copies of the service files of New Zealanders who served in World War I.
  • timeframes.natlib.govt.nz/
    Images of New Zealand and New Zealanders from the Alexander Turnbull Library.
  • www.aucklandmuseum.com
    Auckland War Memorial Museum's Cenotaph Database

This page was last reviewed on 4 March 2014, and is current.