Abbreviations 8Note to the 2016 Edition 10Introduction 111. New Zealand, Australia and ANZAC 192. The Empire at War in South Africa, 1899-1902 383. At the Empire's Call: New Zealand Expeditionary ForcePlanning 1901-1918 514. The Inevitable Gallipoli Campaign 715. The New Zealanders at Anzac 866. The New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade in Sinai andPalestine 1916-18 1197. 'Flotsam on the fringe of hell': Discipline and Morale in the NZEF 1488. Learning from the Canadian Corps on the Western Front 1659. Russell and Monash: Two ANZAC Divisional Commanderson the Western Front 20410. The First AIF: More than larrikins but less than perfect? 24511. The 'Diggers' in 1918 278Epilogue 300Notes 314Bibliography 331Index 341
Christopher Pugsley is the author of numerous military histories, principally about the First and Second World Wars. He is a specialist on Gallipoli and the Western Front. A retired Lieutenant-Colonel in the New Zealand Army, he has a lecturer in military studies at universities in New Zealand and Australia, and retired in 2012 as a Senior Lecturer at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Among his recent works are 'Sandhurst: A Tradition of Leadership' and 'Operation Cobra' (Battle Zone Normandy).
The Anzac Experience is one of the best works of Australasian military history I have ever read. Allan Converse, The Journal of Military History