US Forces in New Zealand

Page 11 – Further information

This web feature was written by Jock Phillips and produced by the team. It was revised by Gareth Phipps in 2011.



  • Denys Bevan, United States forces in New Zealand 1942–1945, Macpherson Publishing, Alexandra, 1992
  • Harry Bioletti, The Yanks are coming: the American invasion of New Zealand 1942–1944, Century Hutchinson, Auckland, 1989
  • Ian McGibbon (ed.), ‘United States troops in New Zealand’, The Oxford companion to New Zealand military history, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 2000, pp. 550–2
  • Malcolm McKinnon (ed.), New Zealand historical atlas/Ko Papatuanuku e takoto nei, David Bateman Ltd/Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1997
  • Deborah Montgomerie, The women’s war: New Zealand women 1939–45, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2001
  • Jock Phillips with Ellen Ellis, Brief encounter: American forces and the New Zealand people 1942–1945, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1992
  • Nancy Taylor, The home front, Historical Publications Branch, Wellington, 1986, esp. vol. 1, ch. 14, ‘The American invasion’
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