Monthly Midday Military History Presentation Series, 2021

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24 Nov Oct (MMMHP) – “USAAC Bombing of Japan in WW2”, by Dennis O’Rourke, MNZM

11 Nov Oct (MMMHP) – NZ Peacekeeping Deployments and Operations since 1945, by Peter Wood

14 Oct (MMMHP) – NZ Wars month – “The Wellington War 1847-48 – Boulcott Farm and Battle Hill, By Chris Pugsley

12 Oct 2021 (MMMHP) “The Front Line. Images of New Zealanders in the Second World War.”, By Glyn Harper with Susan Lemish

23 Sep 2021 (MMMHP) “175 Years of the NZ Army”, by Lt Col IJ Brandon, RNZE, CO, 2nd Engr Regt, Linton Camp

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12 Aug 21 (MMMHP) – “Bloody October – The NZ Division before Passchendaele”, by LTCOL (Rtd) Dr Chris Pugsley, ONZM, FRHistS

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8 Jul (MMMHP) – “Operation BIG TALK – The Bougainville and PNG peace talks”

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29 Jun (EPLP) – PN Military History – Awapuni Racecourse and PN Showgrounds and the Maori Battalion Hall

Maori Battalion Hall – George Kereama

Mayoral Address

20 June – A portrait of the UN at 75

13 May – Kiwis and the Libyan Desert Taxi Service… and beyond! (LRDG)

15th April NZ Volunteer Uniforms 1852 – 1909

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8 April – “Operation GRAPPLE – Nuclear testing on Christmas Island”

Operation GRAPPLE Presentation (Presentation slides MS PPT)


11 March – “PN Military History 1868 to 1914, including the Manawatu Mounted Rifles”, by LTCOL Dr Peter Wood, ONZM

PN Military History 1868 to 1914 (PDF Presentation)

11 Feb (MMMHP) – “The Knife Edge – Battle for Crete”, by Dr Aaron Fox (Postponed from May and Aug 2020)

The Knife Edge (Presentation slides MS PPT)