Monthly Midday Military History Presentation Series, 2020

Monthly Midday Military History Presentation Series Presentation.
2020 Archive

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20th February 2020 – “NZ’s Involvement in the Boer War” (120th anniversary), by LTCOL (Rtd) Bryan Wells

Part 1 (37 mins)

Part 2 (42 mins)

The South African War No 2 (Presentation slides MS PPT)


12 March 2020 – “Leadership in War – NZ’s Fighting Commanders in Two World Wars”, by LTCOL (Rtd) Dr Chris Pugsley, ONZM, FRHistS

Part 1 (42 mins)

Part 2 (11 mins)

NZ Command in War (Presentation Slides MS PPT)


11 June 2020 “Fleet Air Arm in the Pacific during WW2”, by Denis O’Rourke

FAA in the Pacific War (Presentation Slides MS PPT)


23 June 2020 (EPLP) – 75th Anniversary of WW2 VE Day – “Unpublished Photos of WW2”, by Prof Glyn Harper

(No PowerPoint presentation due to copyright of images)


9 Jul (MMMHP) – “The Merchant Navy in WW2”, by RADM (Rtd) David Ledson

Merchant Navy Presentation (MS Word) Stories of the Merchant Navy in WW2 (Presentation Slides MS PPT)

10 Sep (MMMHP) – “Singapore Strategy 1920-1942”, by CDR (Rtd) Richard Jackson

Singapore strategy Sept2020 (Presentation Slides MS PPT)


8 Oct (MMMHP) – NZ Wars Month – “Battle of Ruapekapeka”, by Dr Chris Pugsley

Battle of Ruapekapeka presentation (Presentation Slides MS PPT)


11 Nov (EPLP) – “70th Anniversary of the Korean War” presentation, by Dr Ian McGibbon


12 Nov (MMMHP) – PNCC 150th Anniversary – City at the Centre: Themes and insights, Margaret Tennant and Leanne Hickman

Leanne Hickman Powerpoint presentation (Presentation Slides MS PPT)

Margaret Tennant PowerPoint presentation

Margaret Tennant PowerPoint presentation (Presentation Slides MS PPT)