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Ngarimu Te Tohu Toa

Ngarimu Te Tohu Toa (Paperback, Te Reo Maori ed.)

Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew

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This graphic novel is the story of how Second Lieutenant Te Moana-nuia-Kiwa Ngarimu of 28 Maori Battalion won the VC during World War Two. On 26 March 1943, two weeks before his 24th birthday, Ngarimu led an attack on Point 209, a vital hill at Tebaga Gap in Tunisia. Under intens...e mortar and machine gun-fire, he led the assault up the hill, personally destroying two German machine-gun posts on a crest of the hill. Despite being wounded twice during the night, he and his men defended their position from several counter-attacks. The following morning during a particularly strong counter-attack, Ngarimu was killed. Later the same day, the Germans still on Point 209 surrendered.
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ISBN 9781775500087
Published AU 15 Jun 2012
Publisher Huia Publishers
Format Paperback, Te Reo Maori ed.
Language Maori
Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days

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ISBN-13 9781775500087
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Huia Publishers
Imprint Huia Publishers
Published 15 Jun 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback, Te Reo Maori ed.
Edition Te Reo Maori ed.
Language Maori
Author(s) Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew
Category Award Winning
Te Reo / Maori
Graphic / Comic Strip
Warfare, Defence & Peace Studies
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions Width: 297mm
Height: 210mm
Dewey Code 940.540092
Weight 220g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
NBS Text Children's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Young adult