THE BOOKS

With a deep interest in unearthing previously unpublished material, Fair Dinkum Publications seeks to produce quality books on a range of subjects related to the military history of New Zealand.

Onward: Portraits of the NZEF, Vol. 1

ISBN-978-0-473-22855-2

Onward represents the first in a series of volumes, publishing photographs of members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Each volume contains over 4000 individual portraits drawn from a variety of sources, with the emphasis being on obtaining the highest quality images available. The photographs are presented alphabetically, with no particular emphasis on any one individual - they are simply titled with the subjects name, service number and the photograph's source.

It is produced in A4 soft cover, 470 pages of high-quality 113gsm paper and perfect bound

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Onward: Portraits of the NZEF, Vol. 2

ISBN-978-0-473-27760-4

This is the second in a series of volumes, publishing photographs of members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. This volume contains over 4100 individual portraits drawn from a variety of sources, with the emphasis being on obtaining the highest quality images available. The majority of the images in this volume are taken from original prints. The photographs are presented alphabetically, with no particular emphasis on any one individual - they are simply titled with the subjects name, service number and the photograph's source.

 

It is produced in A4 soft cover, 456 pages of high-quality 113gsm paper and perfect bound

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Victoria's Volunteers

ISBN-978-0-473-16070-8

New Zealand's history of the decoration sanctioned by Queen Victoria to be awarded to officers of Her Majesty’s Imperial and Colonial Volunteer Forces for twenty years of worthy and efficient service. This book includes descriptions of decoration and its award criteria, analysis of naming styles, a full list of recipients, including those who erroneously received the decoration between 1902 and 1904, biographies of all recipients, with photographs and other related images, list of known extant decorations.


It is produced  in A4 soft cover, 110 pages of high-quality 113gsm paper, over half of which are in colour.

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Kiwi Cameliers

ISBN-978-0-473-15746-3

Kiwi Cameliers is the result of chance find at Archives New Zealand of the Daily Orders pertaining to 15th and 16th Companies, Imperial Camel Corps. These two companies were composed of men drawn from the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, predominately the New Zealand Mounted Rifles.

This publication repesents an effective nominal roll of these two companies, and includes details of each man's movements within the ICC, casualty data and next of kin data.


It is produced  in A4 soft cover, 132 pages and perfect bound.

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The Troopers' Tale

ISBN-978-0-473-20462-4

The Troopers' Tale tells the stories of the troopers, war horses and campaigns of New Zealand's Otago Mounted Rifles (OMR). From their early formation in the 1860s and cavalry training in Otago and Southland to campaigns against the Boers in South Africa, through to the First World War, where they fought at Gallipoli as infantrymen in the rugged hills north of Anzac Cove, to mounted charges over barbed wire and trenches of Messines on the Western Front, before training as an armoured force in preparation for service overseas during the Second World War, the compelling narrative is woven between the concise history of the regiment and the fresh personal stories of many prominent OMR soldiers, neatly placed against the events of war and New Zealand provincial history.

Published by Turnbull Ross, Hardcover, 382 pages