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‘2 NZEF, 1939–40’, official narrative prepared by W. A. Glue.

‘The Campaign in Greece’, five volumes, the official New Zealand narrative prepared in great detail by I. McL. Wards from the war diaries and reports of New Zealand units and formations; and from the majority of the British, Australian and New Zealand sources listed in this bibliography.

Files of the Prime Minister's Department: NZ Forces, Greece and Crete Campaigns. Constitution and Administration, 2 NZEF; General Weekly Résumés ( UK), Naval, Military and Air Situation.

War Diaries of 2 NZEF.

General Freyberg's files.

Historical Review, 23 Sep 1939–24 Sep 1940, by Major-General B. C. Freyberg.

‘The New Zealand Division in Greece’, report by General Freyberg, 1941.

Letters from Lord Freyberg to the Editor-in-Chief, New Zealand War Histories, Department of Internal Affairs.

page 520

Transcripts from extracts from private diary and letters of Brigadier J. Hargest.

Report prepared by Major Neil Rattray, NZ Liaison Officer, Headquarters, British Troops in Greece, Athens.

‘The Convalescent and Walking Wounded Hospital at Voula and Megara, 16 April–26 April 1941’, by Lieutenant John Borrie, NZMC.

‘The New Zealand YMCA with the 2nd NZEF in Middle East and Italy’, narrative by B. W. Potter.

Kalamata: Reports from Major A. P. MacDuff, Captain H. S. D. Yates, Sergeant J. Hinton, VC, and some forty officers and other ranks.

As many unit papers were lost and many engagements never officially recorded, personal diaries, letters and narratives are an important source. They are, however, too numerous to list.