Monthly Midday Military History Presentation Series, 2022


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24 Nov (MMMHP) – “Hunting the Bombers – the Luftwaffe Night Fighter Campaign”, by PO(EWO) (Rtd) Dennis O’Rourke, MNZN, RNZN

11 Nov (EPLP) “A Tale of Two Myths, 1914-15”, by Dr Ian McGibbon, ONZM, Former General Editor (War History) at the Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Download Debunking Freyberg Mexico Myth PDF Paper: Did Colonel Malone Refuse an Order to Attack During New Zealand’s Assault on Chunuk Bair on 7 August 1915

10 Nov Scholar, Scientist and Soldier: The interconnected life experiences of Sir Geoffrey Peren, KBE

13 Oct (MMMHP) – NZ Wars month – “The Musket Wars from the early 1800’s”, by LTCOL Dr Peter Wood, ONZM, Director of the NZ Wars Study Centre, NZDC

08 Sept – “Titokowaru’s War – South Taranaki,1868-69”, by LTCOL Dr Peter Wood, ONZM, Director of the NZ Wars Study Centre, NZDC

30 Aug – “The Greek Campaign in WW2”, by LTCOL Dr Peter Wood, ONZM, Director of the NZ Wars Study Centre, NZDC

11 Aug (Thu – MMMHP) – “A True Sea Dog”, by Wing Commander Peter Hurly, DSD, RNZAF, SMO, RNZAF Base Ohakea and President, PNRSA

14 July (MMMHP) – “Operation FARAD – Multinational Force Observers (MFO), Sinai” (40th anniversary of establishment/NZ involvement), by MAJ Mike Pettersen, MNZM, RNZE

21 June (EPLP) – “First Battle of Alamein, including Alam Halfa and Ruweisat Ridge” (80th anniversary, 1942), by LTCOL (Rtd) Prof Glyn Harper, QSM, Massey University

9 June (MMMHP) – “Soldiers Without Guns – (Operation BIG TALK) – Part 2 – The continuing Bougainville and PNG peace talks”, by RADM (Rtd) David Ledson, RNZN

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12 May (MMMHP) – “Life as a Beefeater in the Tower of London” by WO1 (Rtd) Partrick Nolan, RNZEME (now RNZALR)

27 Apr (EPLP) – WW1 topic presentation by Assoc Prof Maartje Abbenhuis, Auckland University

23 Apr (EPLP) Launch of the book “New Zealand’s Great Forgotten Victory: The Battle of Messines 1917 -Jeff McNeill”

14 Apr (MMMHP) – “The First Battle of the Somme in 1916” by LTCOL (Rtd) Prof Glyn Harper, QSM, Professor of War Studies at Massey University

10 Mar (MMMHP) NZ Army Staff College and Linton Military Camp- 1942 “80th Anniversaries” – LTCOL Peter Wood

10 Feb (MMMHP) – “The Singapore Strategy – Part 2” (80th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore, in February 1942), by CDR (Rtd) Richard Jackson, RNZN