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Charles Upham was the great New Zealand war hero He was one of the few people in history to have won the Victoria Cross twice setting new standards of personal heroism during World War II A uietly spoken sheep farmer back home in Canterbury at the front in Crete and North Africa he destroyed enemy mach Truly remarkable story of New Zealand's most remarkable soldier A must read

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