Latest news about ‘The New Zealand Experience at Gallipoli and the Western Front’

Matthew Wright

It’s always a bit nerve-racking when a book’s released: will it do well? How will it be reviewed? My book The New Zealand Experience at Gallipoli and the Western Front has been out a couple of weeks.

Me giving a talk at Messines Bookshop during the launch…

It’s been published and is being sold old-school style – in print, through the brick-and-mortar physical channels of retail outlets. The book has fielded excellent coverage in the media and it’s been prominent in every bookshop I’ve been into  – including the shop at Te Papa Tongarewa, the national museum. That last is brilliant news for any author of matters military, because Te Papa is hosting the long-term ‘Scale of War’ exhibition, about New Zealand’s Gallipoli experience (it was curated by a friend of mine). Visitors go through that exhibition out into a bookshop – and guess what’s sitting there for them…

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NEW YORK: The proposed federal spending agreement lawmakers made last week includes $61 million in reimbursement for the costs of security related to President Donald Trump #AceNewsDesk – @AceNewsServices

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#AceNewsReport – May.01: Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill spent months lobbying Congress to reimburse the NYPD for security at Trump Tower CBS local reported #AceNewsDesk

Proposed Federal Budget Includes $61 Million Reimbursement For Trump Security Costs

The $61 million in security reimbursement covers various localities including New York City, which spent $24 million protecting Trump Tower from election day through the inauguration, according to the mayor’s office.

Officials estimated the city spends $127,000 to $146,000 a day to protect Trump’s family whenever the president isn’t in town.

We are getting what we are owed,de Blasio said. “That’s good news for our city and the hardworking police officers faced with this unprecedented security challenge.”

Congressman Jose Serrano of the Bronx, a senior member of the appropriations committee, said it’s a matter of fairness.

“New York should not be picking up the cost for taking…

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DALLAS, Texas. VIDEO: #Shooter fires on firefighters, critically injuring one with a rifle and going on the run #AceNewsDesk – @AceNewsServices

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#AceNewsReport – May.01: This is what we know so far: A gunman opened fire on a paramedic while the paramedic was treating a civilian with a gunshot wound Monday morning, Dallas #police said in a statement #AceNewsDesk reports

Police believe the suspect remains in the vicinity, and the Dallas Police Department’s SWAT team is searching for him #RT_America Gunman is described as black male, about 5′ 8”, weighing about 200 pounds and wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans…

The paramedic is in critical but stable condition after undergoing surgery at Baylor University Medical Center, police said.

Police were closing roads near the intersection of Dolphin Street and Interstate 30, calling the area an “active scene” as of about 12:45 p.m. local time (1:45 p.m. ET).

“Confirming 1 paramedic shot while responding to a call. No detail at this time. Thoughts and prayers are with all impacted,” read…

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HOUSTON: Authorities say a man fatally #shot his girlfriend in firing at her repeatedly while at least one of her children watched #AceNewsDesk – @AceNewsServices

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#AceNewsReport – May.01: Harris County sheriff’s Sgt. Greg Pinkins says the #shooting Sunday caused other nearby children to flee, running “out of their shoes.”KRON4 #AceNewsDesk

Gunman fatally shoots girlfriend in front of child

Pinkins says the 32-year-old woman was arguing with the man in an apartment before she left, taking her three children.

She was in the passenger seat of a car with her 11-year-old child in the back when the 31-year-old man shot her.

Pinkins says another of the woman’s children called 911 and that the gunman surrendered. He is being held at the Harris County jail. Authorities have not released his name.

Pinkins says the suspect is the father of one of the children.

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