By skill and spirit : a history of the Auckland Officers' Club (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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By skill and spirit : a history of the Auckland Officers' Club

Author: Graeme Hunt; Auckland Officers' Club.
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Waddington Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"The Officers' Club, a product of Edwardian military adventurism, inherited a tradition of idealism and fellowship from the imperial officers' messes in nineteenth-century Auckland... [this book] is a colourful account of the club's formation, its leaders and members in a tale of camaraderie, hope and opportunity, but one tempered with the loss of many officers in two world wars and the challenges of running an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Hunt; Auckland Officers' Club.
ISBN: 9780473148508 0473148501
OCLC Number: 435530518
Notes: Produced for the Auckland Officers' Club.
Description: 176 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Graeme Hunt.

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"The Officers' Club, a product of Edwardian military adventurism, inherited a tradition of idealism and fellowship from the imperial officers' messes in nineteenth-century Auckland... [this book] is a colourful account of the club's formation, its leaders and members in a tale of camaraderie, hope and opportunity, but one tempered with the loss of many officers in two world wars and the challenges of running an 'old-world' club in changing times -- Book jacket.

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