Story: Humour

Trench humour, 1917

Trench humour, 1917

Hard-bitten Kiwi soldiers Bill and Joe appeared in New Zealand at the front, a 1917 collection of stories, poems, illustrations and cartoons by New Zealand troops serving overseas during the First World War.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: New Zealand at the front: written and illustrated by men of the New Zealand Division. London: Cassell, 1917, p. 108.

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Caroline Harker, 'Humour - Developing a national sense of humour, 1900–1970', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/37523/trench-humour-1917 (accessed 8 August 2020)

Story by Caroline Harker, published 5 Sep 2013