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Anzac bugle earned its bum notes

>> The Lost Bugle When they blow the bugle at the Auckland Domain this Anzac Day it will sound strained and some of the notes flat. But it will be all the more solemn for the old soldiers of the Auckland Regiment. That bugle saw combat at Gallipoli 99 years ago and it’s finally
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In search of a fallen soldier

It’s a long time since I’ve taken the turn-off to Puerua Valley but I know the twists of this gravel road reasonably well. Years ago, it’s a route we’d take as a family on the way to our crib in the Catlins. Not far into the trip, at the junction, I’d ask
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Tales of broken spirits in wartime

One-off drama tells a different war story, writes Nick Grant. There’s a group of New Zealand war heroes whose courage and suffering hasn’t traditionally been acknowledged during our annual observance of the cost of past conflicts on Anzac Day. After Field Punishment No.1 s
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Humanity in the face of battle

An Anzac Day documentary tells the story of a Kiwi soldier who comforted the dying As a German soldier lay dying before him, Tai Black offered his enemy words of solace. He would see his mother again, Black told the young man crying out for the woman who gave him life, but who was una
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War and the peacemaker

Gallipoli stretcher-bearer, Western front hero, battlefield author, jailed pacifist _ Ormond Burton occupies an unusual place in New Zealand military history. In 1942, at the age of 49, World War One hero Ormond Burton went on trial in the Supreme Court at Wellington. He faced prosecu
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