Sir Howard Karl Kippenberger

(1897—1957) army officer

Related Overviews

Freyberg, Bernard (1889—1963) army officer and governor-general of New Zealand

battle of Crete

North Africa Campaign

Italian Campaign


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Second World War


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(1897–1957), New Zealand Army officer who led a battalion, and later a brigade, in Freyberg's New Zealand division which fought on Crete and in the Western Desert and North African campaigns. He then commanded the 2nd NZ Division in the Italian campaign where he lost both feet. He was one of the official war historians of the New Zealand forces.

From The Oxford Companion to World War II in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Second World War.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.