1914: Riding into War (Kiwis at War #1)
|Series:||Kiwis at War|
Billy, a 17-year-old shepherd working on a farm in the Manawatu, lies about his age and enlists in the army. We follow his and his mate Jack's journey in the Mounted Rifles from their Awapuni training camp, to Egypt before being shipped out - without their horses - to Gallipoli. There they discover that war isn't the big adventure they thought it would be.
The first book in a new series that tracks each year in World War 1, each focusing on different aspects of the war.