New Zealanders in World War 2 – Japan

Against the rising sun: New Zealanders remember the Pacific War, 2006
Reminiscences from Ian Newlands, William Mitchell, Harry Bidetti, Doug Benge, Peter Renshaw, Rob McLean, James Murphy, Noel Rosoman, John McKay, Ralph Williams, Richard Mapp, Alan Roberts, Thomas White and Pita Tauwhare.
Brocklebank, L. Jayforce: New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48
Appendix 1: Movements of personnel; Appendix 2: Major locations of Jayforce units; Appendix 3: Commanding officers; Appendix 4: Roll of honour; Appendix 5: Personalities, including Basil Arthur, Robert Dawson, William Dawson, George Gair, William Gentry, Stanley “Tiny” Hill, Robin Holloway, Bernard Knowles, Graham Latimer, Duncan McIntyre, Walter McKinnon, Terry McLean, Rod Miller, Brian Poananga, Frank Rennie, Patrick Rhind, John Smith, Graham Speight, Ian Stewart, Keith Stewart, Douglas St George, Bert Sutcliffe, Walter Thomas, Robert Walton, Richard Webb, Richard “Tiny” White.
Gillespie, O. The Pacific. Read an online edition of this book at NZETC New Zealand Official War Histories.
Chapter 1 — Japan—Rise and Conquest ; Chapter 12 — Occupation in Japan.
Parr, A. The Occupiers: New Zealand Veterans Remember Post-war Japan, 2012.
Based on interviews with soldiers, airmen, nurses and members of the New Zealand Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, explores Kiwi life in the former enemy territory between 1946 and 1948.
Petty, B. New Zealand in the Pacific War: personal accounts of World War II, 2008
Servicemen: Robert Gordon Dunlap, Arthur N. Talbot, Dr Alan Hayton, Stanley B. Martin, Des H. Turnbull, E. T. Lang, Geoffrey Bryson Fisken, William John Edhouse, Charles Lawrence (Joe) Laird, Tracy Tapuke Magon. From the Home Front: Joan Hay Cudby, Darcy and Dallas Knuckey, Ngaire Baker Duncan, Georgina Kiripuai Aomarere, Louise Heffer Carkeek, Wyn Muirson Stackwell, Melvin Alfred (Ike) Watts, Joan Masters. American servicemen in NZ: Leonard E. Skinner, Clifford Charles and Sylvia P. Carrigan, Norman T. Hatch, Joe Wetzel, Carl W. Matthews. The next generation: Alfred Vaughan Leach, June Margaret Baudinet (nee Taringa), Tanya Savage, Shirley Anne Winistoerfer Fairest, Clint Libby.
Waters, S.D. Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939–45: The Royal New Zealand Navy Read an online edition of this book at NZETC New Zealand Official War Histories.
Chapter 16 - The aggressions of Japan.
Wright, M. Pacific war: New Zealand and Japan, 1941-45
A useful introduction which offers a straightforward illustrated account. Maps, references and bibliography are included.


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