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  • Military History Magazine

    Valor: Kiwi Grenade Launcher

    Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham Victoria Cross and Bar Greece and North Africa May 1941–July 1942 Charles Hazlitt Upham, a self- effacing New Zealand sheep farmer, was the Commonwealth’s most highly decorated combat soldier of World War...

  • Aviation History Magazine

    Daughter of the Skies: Jean Batten

    Jean Batten put New Zealand on the map during aviation’s Golden Age, then faded into obscurity. For her 26th birthday on September 15, 1935, Jean Batten treated herself to a brand-new Percival D.3 Gull Six. The low-wing Gull had a 200-hp...