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              Postcards from the Trenches: Images from the First World War

              Postcards from the Trenches: Images from the First World War (Hardback)

              Introduction by Roberts, Andrew

              • RRP: $32.99
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              The First World War was unique in being fought largely in trenches. Men ate, slept, fought, sang, prayed, and died there. This book brings together a collection of postcards which portray this strange subterranean world and provides a fascinating insight into the everyday lives o...f the men who fought one of the most gruesome wars in history.
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              ISBN 9781851243914
              Released NZ 15 May 2008
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Postcards from...
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              Churchill: Walking with Destiny

              Churchill: Walking with Destiny (Paperback)

              By Roberts, Andrew

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              THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER A SUNDAY TIMES, THE TIMES, ECONOMIST, DAILY TELEGRAPH, EVENING STANDARD, OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Undoubtedly the best single-volume life of Churchill ever written' Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday Times A magnificently fresh and unexpected biography of Ch...urchill, by one of Britain's most acclaimed historians Winston Churchill towers over every other figure in twentieth-century British history. By the time of his death at the age of 90 in 1965, many thought him to be the greatest man in the world. There have been over a thousand previous biographies of Churchill. Andrew Roberts now draws on over forty new sources, including the private diaries of King George VI, used in no previous Churchill biography to depict him more intimately and persuasively than any of its predecessors. The book in no way conceals Churchill's faults and it allows the reader to appreciate his virtues and character in full: his titanic capacity for work (and drink), his ability see the big picture, his willingness to take risks and insistence on being where the action was, his good humour even in the most desperate circumstances, the breadth and strength of his friendships and his extraordinary propensity to burst into tears at unexpected moments. Above all, it shows us the wellsprings of his personality - his lifelong desire to please his father (even long after his father's death) but aristocratic disdain for the opinions of almost everyone else, his love of the British Empire, his sense of history and its connection to the present. During the Second World War, Churchill summoned a particular scientist to see him several times for technical advice. 'It was the same whenever we met', wrote the young man, 'I had a feeling of being recharged by a source of living power.' Harry Hopkins, President Roosevelt's emissary, wrote 'Wherever he was, there was a battlefront.' Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke, Churchill's essential partner in strategy and most severe critic in private,
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              ISBN 9780141981253
              Released NZ 17 Sep 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Leadership in War: Lessons from Those Who Made History

              Leadership in War: Lessons from Those Who Made History (Paperback)

              By Roberts, Andrew

              • RRP: $26.00
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              Napoleon, Nelson, Churchill, Hitler, Stalin, Marshall, de Gaulle, Eisenhower and Thatcher: each of these leaders fundamentally shaped the outcome of the war their nation was embroiled in. How were they alike, and in what ways did they differ? Was their war leadership unique, or d...id these leaders have something in common, traits and techniques that transcend time and place and can be applied to the fundamental nature of conflict? Meticulously researched and compellingly written, Leadership in War presents readers with fresh, complex portraits of leaders who approached war with different tactics and different weapons, but with the common goal of success in the face of battle. Both inspiring and cautionary, these portraits offer important lessons on leadership in times of struggle. With his trademark verve and incisive observation, Roberts reveals the qualities that doom even the most promising leaders to failure, and the qualities that lead to victory.
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              ISBN 9780141987545
              Released NZ 17 Nov 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Great Commanders of the Modern World 1866-1975

              The Great Commanders of the Modern World 1866-1975 (Paperback)

              By Roberts, Andrew

              • RRP: $26.99
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              A magisterial survey of the military giants of the modern world.

              ISBN 9780857385918
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2012
              Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Eminent Churchillians
                

              Eminent Churchillians (Paperback, New edition)

              By Roberts, Andrew

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              Tackles six aspects of Churchilliana, and uncovers facts about wartime and post-war Britain. In this book, Wolfson History Prize-winning author reveals: the case for the impeachment of Lord Mountbatten; the Nazi sympathies of Sir Arthur Bryant; the appeasement of the trade unions... in Churchill's Indian summer; and more.
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              ISBN 9781857992137
              Released NZ 1 Jun 1995
              Publisher Orion Publishing
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              Why Britain is at War: With a New Introduction by Andrew Roberts
               

              Why Britain is at War: With a New Introduction by Andrew Roberts (Paperback, Re-issue)

              By Nicolson, Harold; Introduction by Roberts, Andrew

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              Gives an account of why Britain went to war with Germany. In simple terms, this book describes the stages of Adolf Hitler's ruthless pursuit for power, identifies his methods of deception and false diplomacy, and details his terrifying use of force that rendered peaceful negotiat...ion increasingly difficult, and finally impossible.
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              ISBN 9780141048963
              Released NZ 12 Oct 2010
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Thinking Student's Guide to College: 75 Tips for Getting a Better Education
               

              The Thinking Student's Guide to College: 75 Tips for Getting a Better Education (Paperback)

              By Roberts, Andrew

              • RRP: $34.99
              • $34.99
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              Each fall, thousands of eager freshmen descend on college and university campuses expecting the best education imaginable. This book helps students take charge of their university experience by providing a blueprint they can follow to achieve their educational goals. It also offe...rs tips on choosing a college and applying to graduate school.
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              ISBN 9780226721156
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2010
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Chicago Guides to Academic Life
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              What Might Have Been?: Leading Historians on Twelve 'What Ifs' of History
               

              What Might Have Been?: Leading Historians on Twelve 'What Ifs' of History (Paperback, New edition)

              Introduction by Roberts, Andrew

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              In this volume. a dozen star historians discuss what might have happened at history's turning points ... if the dice had fallen differently.

              ISBN 9780753818732
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2005
              Publisher Orion Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Phoenix Paperback Series
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              The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War
               

              The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War (Paperback)

              By Roberts, Andrew

              • RRP: $61.50
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              On 2 August 1944 Winston Churchill mocked Adolf Hitler in the House of Commons by the rank he had reached in the First World War. This title analyzes how Axis strategy was evolved. Examining the Second World War on various fronts, it asks whether, with a different decision-making... process and a different strategy, the Axis might even have won.
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              ISBN 9780141029283
              Released NZ 16 Jun 2010
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Holy Fox: The Life of Lord Halifax

              The Holy Fox: The Life of Lord Halifax (Paperback, Reissue)

              By Roberts, Andrew

              • RRP: $29.99
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              A reappraisal of one of the most influential - and controversial - British politicians of the 1930s.

              ISBN 9781789546361
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Head of Zeus
              Interest Age General Audience
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