This volume was produced and published by the War History Branch of the Department of Internal Affairs
|Editor-in-Chief||Sir Howard K. Kippenberger, kbe, cb, dso, ed|
|Associate Editor||M. C. Fairbrother, dso, obe, ed|
|Sub-Editor||W. A. Glue|
|Illustrations Editor||J. D. Pascoe|
|Archives Officer||A. E. Monaghan|
|Draughtsman||L. D. McCormick|
the author: Major D. M. Davin, MBE, m.i.d., served as an infantry subaltern in 23 NZ Battalion in Greece and Crete, where he was wounded. After a long period as an Intelligence officer at GHQ Middle East and in Eighth Army, he served on the staff of Headquarters 2 NZ Division as GSO 3 (Intelligence) from January to July 1944. A Rhodes Scholar in 1935, he graduated MA with first-class honours from Otago University and took a first in Greats at Balliol College, Oxford. He is at present Assistant Secretary to the Delegates of English Literature of the Clarendon Press. He is the author of several novels and a book of short stories, and was co-author with the late John Mulgan of a short history of English Literature.