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            Battle of Britain: The pilots and planes that made history
             

            Battle of Britain: The pilots and planes that made history (Hardback)

            By Pearson, Simon; Gorman, Ed

            • RRP: $60.00
            • $46.80
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            • Pub Date
              14 May 20

            An original, 360-degree re-telling of the Battle of Britain through 18 of the iconic (and some less well-known) aircraft and the pilots who flew them - British, Polish, New Zealander, German, Danish.

            ISBN 9781529378061
            Released NZ 14 May 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Australian Code Breakers: Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich

            Australian Code Breakers: Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Phelps, James

            • RRP: $36.99
            • $27.74
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            Long before Bletchley Park, Australia had its own version of Enigma. The untold story of how a former Australian headmaster and his mostly female team cracked one of Germany's most complex codes, paving the way for the greatest Allied naval victory of World War I. On 11 August 19...14, just days after war had been declared, Australian Captain J.T. Richards boarded the SS Hobart in Port Phillip, Melbourne, suspecting the German merchant vessel fleeing Australia was carrying more than wool and wheat. He was right. After hiding under a bed for six hours and holding a German officer at gunpoint, Richards seized a top-secret naval codebook - the first to be obtained by any Allied force. The fledgling Australian Navy had an opportunity to immediately change the course of the war. But what exactly had they found? Enter the ANZAC codebreakers ... Recruited by savvy top brass, maths whizz and German speaker Frederick Wheatley worked night and day to fathom the basic principles of the code and start tracking the powerful German Pacific Fleet led by the brilliant and dashing Graf Maximilian von Spee. Soon Melbourne was a hub of international Allied intelligence, and the British Royal Navy - following a disastrous naval defeat at Coronel, off Chile, on 1 November - was sending all intercepted messages to Wheatley for decryption. In a dramatic race to neutralise the threat in the Pacific, the Anzac team grappled with the Germans' latest ingenious modifications to the code, finally unlocking all its secrets and providing vital information that set up a pivotal Allied victory in the Falkland Islands. A thrilling, fast-paced and thoroughly modern telling of one of Australia's greatest unknown military triumphs, written by our number-one true-crime writer. Welcome to ANZAC Codebreakers.
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            ISBN 9781460756225
            Published NZ 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Victory in Europe: From D-Day to the Destruction of the Third Reich, 1944-1945
             

            Victory in Europe: From D-Day to the Destruction of the Third Reich, 1944-1945 (Hardback)

            By Thompson, Julian; War Museum, Imperial

            • RRP: $63.50
            • $53.98
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            • Internationally sourced

            The reader can re-live this momentous period of history by examining maps, diaries, letters, sketches, secret memos and reports, posters and labels which up till now have remained exclusively in museums.

            ISBN 9780233006147
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            For Home and Empire: Voluntary Mobilization in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand during the First World War
              

            For Home and Empire: Voluntary Mobilization in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand during the First World War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Marti, Steve

            • RRP: $120.50
            • $120.50
            • Pre Release International

            For Home and Empire compares home-front mobilization during the First World War in three British dominions, using a settler colonial framework to show that voluntary efforts strengthened communal bonds while reinforcing class, race, and gender boundaries.

            ISBN 9780774861212
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Studies in Canadian Military History
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            Endell Street: The Trailblazing Women who Ran World War One's Most Remarkable Military Hospital
             

            Endell Street: The Trailblazing Women who Ran World War One's Most Remarkable Military Hospital (Hardback, Main)

            By Moore, Wendy

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.19
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            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            The forgotten and inspiring story of a London hospital during the First World War which was staffed entirely by women.

            ISBN 9781786495846
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Atlantic Books
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Dark Journey: Three key NZ battles of the western front
              

            Dark Journey: Three key NZ battles of the western front (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Harper, Glyn

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Definitive account of three key NZ battles of the Western Front, WWI. This significant volume represents the culmination of over seven years' writing and research by esteemed military historian Glyn Harper. The book includes the revision and reissuing of his two earlier detailed ...histories of the New Zealand Divisions' major Western Front battles of World War One - Massacre at Passchendaele (2000), Spring Offensive (2003) - combined with a previously unpublished account of the third major battle of the Somme, at Bapaume, during which several VCs were awarded to New Zealand troops. Dark Journey presents the first comprehensive overview of New Zealand's involvement in World War One by one of our most highly regarded historians. It also provides deep analysis of the NZ war contribution, with startling revelations about the true scale of casualties, consistently under-reported in the past. This is Glyn Harper's master work, bringing together research and resources from his previous books, presenting the full story of New Zealand's Western Front experiences on a deservedly grand scale.
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            ISBN 9781460750438
            Published NZ 23 Mar 2015
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The World Beneath Their Feet: The British, the Americans, the Nazis and the Mountaineering Race to Summit the Himalayas

            The World Beneath Their Feet: The British, the Americans, the Nazis and the Mountaineering Race to Summit the Himalayas (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ellsworth, Scott

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $29.63
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            One of the most compelling international dramas of the 20th century and an unforgettable saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement-all set against the backdrop of a world headed toward war.

            ISBN 9781529307191
            Released NZ 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The F-4 Phantom: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives
             

            The F-4 Phantom: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Paperback)

            By Bowman, Martin W.

            • Imp. $54.99
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            Incorporates many historic black and white and colour images of RAF, USAF, US Navy, USMC and overseas Phantoms. Offers a fresh approach to a much-studied type, presenting the reader with new and exciting images supplemented by informative captions.

            ISBN 9781526705761
            Released NZ 30 Jan 2020
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Fighter Aircraft, The World Encyclopedia of: An illustrated history from the early planes of World War I to the supersonic jets of today
             

            Fighter Aircraft, The World Encyclopedia of: An illustrated history from the early planes of World War I to the supersonic jets of today (Hardback)

            By Crosby, Francis

            • RRP: $48.50
            • $38.80
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            • Pre Release International

            Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.

            ISBN 9780754834748
            Released NZ 28 Mar 2020
            Publisher Anness Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Crucible of Hell: Okinawa: the Last Great Battle of the Second World War

            Crucible of Hell: Okinawa: the Last Great Battle of the Second World War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By David, Saul

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            From award-winning historian Saul David, an action-packed and powerful new narrative of the Battle of Okinawa - one of the greatest battles to take place across air, land and sea, and one of the most extraordinary, unusual episodes of the Second World War.

            ISBN 9780008342524
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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