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James Cook: The Pacific Coast and Beyond
 

James Cook: The Pacific Coast and Beyond (Paperback, New title)

By Beales, R. A.

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In the 1700s, the voyages of British Captain James Cook shed light on what life was really like in the uncharted Pacific. This book tells how he was hired to seek an undiscovered continent known by astronomers and geographers as Terra Australis Incognita, which he proved did not ...

ISBN 9780778724513
Published 1 January 2005 by Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Interest Age 8-14 years
Series In the Footsteps of Explorers
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Albaneta: Lost Opportunity at Cassino
  

Albaneta: Lost Opportunity at Cassino (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Crosby, Ron

In mid-winter 1944, massive infantry losses were incurred at Cassino. What is not widely known is that Kiwi & Indian engineers created an opportunity to outflank Cassino through the construction of a road carved into the hills above the German encampment. The failings of army hei ...

ISBN 9780790011295
Published 23 March 2007 by Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Interest Age All ages
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Daniel Inouye

Daniel Inouye (Hardback, 2nd edition)

By Slavicek, Louise Chipley

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Daniel K Inouye was born to Japanese immigrant parents in Honolulu in 1924. Inouye's heroic actions on an Italian battlefield during World War II eventually earned him his country's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, but it also cost him his right arm and his dreams of b ...

ISBN 9780791092712
Published 28 February 2007 by Chelsea House
Interest Age 11-17 years
Series Asian Americans of Achievement
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Remember WW II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories
 

Remember WW II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories (Hardback, New title)

By Albright, Madeleine K.; Edited by Nicholson, Dorinda Makanaonalani; By Nicholson, Dorinda Makana onalani Stagner

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Allows readers to understand World War II, not as seen through the eyes of soldiers, but through the eyes of children who survived the bombings, the blackouts, the hunger, the fear, and the loss of loved ones caused by the war.

ISBN 9780792271796
Published 1 March 2007 by National Geographic Books
Interest Age 10-13 years
Series Remember
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Fire in the Sky: The Air War in the South Pacific
  

Fire in the Sky: The Air War in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Bergerud, Eric M.

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Primary sources and interviews with veterans are used to describe the the air war as it was fought in the South Pacific. Technology and tactics, the three-dimensional battlefield, and the leadership, living conditions, medical challenges, and morale of the combatants are also exp ...

ISBN 9780813338699
Published 23 March 2001 by The Perseus Books Group
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World War II in the Pacific: An Encyclopedia
 

World War II in the Pacific: An Encyclopedia (Hardback, New title)

Edited by Sandler, Stanley

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Containing a comprehensive index of topics, weapons and persons and edited by a premier military historian, this unique Encyclopedia covers key topics from policy-making to warships.

ISBN 9780815318835
Published 2 November 2000 by TL DISTRIBUTION
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Military History of the United States
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Not the Way it Really Was: Constructing the Tolai Past
  

Not the Way it Really Was: Constructing the Tolai Past (Hardback)

By Neumann, Klaus

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Pacific Islands Monograph Series, No. 10

ISBN 9780824813338
Published 28 March 2008 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Pacific Islands Monograph Series
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Peace on Bougainville: Truce Monitoring Group: Gudpela Nius Bilong Peace
 

Peace on Bougainville: Truce Monitoring Group: Gudpela Nius Bilong Peace (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Adams, Rebecca

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"Peace on Bougainville" traces the internal conflict of the area. In November 1997 unarmed monitors from New Zealand, Australia, Vanuatu and Fiji arrived with the aim of establishing a secure atmosphere inwhich Bougainvilleans could "forge their own peaceful solution". These stor ...

ISBN 9780864734082
Published 8 January 2001 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Pacific Journeys: Essays in Honour of John Dunmore
   

Pacific Journeys: Essays in Honour of John Dunmore (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New title)

Edited by Cropp, Glynnis M.; Watts, Noel R.; Collins, Roger D. J.; Howe, K. R.

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A collection of essays, some of which are in French, written about the French presence and influence in the Pacific region. This collection celebrates the work of John Dunmore, who was raised in France and Britain, immigrated to New Zealand in 1950, and pursued a distinguished ca ...

ISBN 9780864735072
Published 1 July 2005 by Victoria University Press
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Buying the Land, Selling the Land: Governments and Maori Land on the North Island 1865-1921
   

Buying the Land, Selling the Land: Governments and Maori Land on the North Island 1865-1921 (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Boast, Richard

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A study of Crown Maori land policy and practice in the period 1869-1929, from the establishment of the Native Land Court power until the cessation by Gordon Coates of large-scale Crown purchasing. In these years the main function of the Native Department was to purchase Maori lan ...

ISBN 9780864735614
Published 14 March 2008 by Victoria University Press
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