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            Krithia: Gallipoli
              

            Krithia: Gallipoli (Paperback)

            By Chambers, Stephen

            • RRP: $41.99
            • $37.79
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            After the landings at Gallipoli, the three battles of Krithia dominated the fighting in Helles. These battles also involved troops from Australian and New Zealand, whose contribution in the area is often neglected.

            ISBN 9781473875470
            Released NZ 30 Mar 2020
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Battleground II
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 May 2020
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            Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau
             

            Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau (Paperback)

            By Ihimaera, Witi; Kelly, Hemi

            • RRP: $30.00
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            "Both fiction and fact, this book is an exploration of the Battle of Orakau. During three days in 1864, 300 Maori men, women and children fought an Imperial army and captured the imagination of the world. The battle marked the end of the Land Wars in the Waikato and resulted in v...ast tracts of land being confiscated for European settlement. Instead of following the usual standpoint of the victors, this book takes a Maori perspective. It is centred around Witi Ihimaeras moving novella, Sleeps Standing, which views the battle through the eyes of a 16-year-old boy named Moet. Alongside the novella are non-fiction narratives from Maori eyewitnesses, together with images and a Maori translation by Hmi Kelly, further giving voice to and illuminating the people who tried to protect their culture and land. It is estimated that, at the height of the battle, 1700 immensely superior troops, well armed and amply resourced, laid siege to the hastily constructed p at Orakau. The defenders were heavily outnumbered with few supplies or weapons but, when told to submit, they replied: E hoa, ka whawhai tonu matou, ake, ake, ake! Friend, I shall fight against you for ever, for ever!"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143773887
            Published NZ 16 Apr 2019
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The American Civil War: The story you must understand to make sense of modern America
             

            The American Civil War: The story you must understand to make sense of modern America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Smith, Adam

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $18.39
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            • Pub Date
              30 Sep 20

            The American civil war is the great American story. In this vivid but concise account, Adam Smith shows how everything about modern America can be traced back to those brutal battles 150 years ago.

            ISBN 9781911187936
            Released NZ 30 Sep 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series All you need to know
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            Directing the Tunnellers' War: The Tunnelling Memoirs of Captain H Dixon MC RE
              

            Directing the Tunnellers' War: The Tunnelling Memoirs of Captain H Dixon MC RE (Hardback)

            By Robinson, Phillip

            • RRP: $64.99
            • $58.49
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            • Pub Date
              30 Jun 20

            Relatively unusual personal memoir of a tunnelling officer

            ISBN 9781526714411
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2020
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 30 Jun 2020
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            Echoes from Early Aviators: A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered
             

            Echoes from Early Aviators: A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered (Hardback)

            By Merriam, Frederick Warren

            • RRP: $69.99
            • $62.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Oct 20

            Author was one of the UK s early aviation pioneers. As manager and chief instructor of the Bristol Flying School at Brooklands, he had many pupils who subsequently became famous

            ISBN 9781526726209
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Through to the End: The History of 487 (NZ) Squadron RAF
              

            Through to the End: The History of 487 (NZ) Squadron RAF (Hardback)

            By Palmer, David; With Neeven, Aad; Edited by Koorey, Paul

            • RRP: $128.99
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            This large hard back book (369 pages) by David Palmer and Aad Neeven, contains numerous black and white photos, along with coloured maps and diagrams, and wide variety of statistical information.

            ISBN 9780987667588
            Published NZ 15 Aug 2016
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Battle of Britain: The pilots and planes that made history
             

            Battle of Britain: The pilots and planes that made history (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pearson, Simon; Gorman, Ed

            • RRP: $37.99
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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 9781529378078
            Released NZ 14 May 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Irish Servicewomen in the Great War: From Western Front to the Roaring Twenties
              

            Irish Servicewomen in the Great War: From Western Front to the Roaring Twenties (Hardback)

            By Walsh, Barbara

            • RRP: $64.99
            • $58.49
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            • Pub Date
              30 Apr 20

            The story of the Irish women who responded to the call for volunteers on the Western Front in 1917. This is the history of those women who joined the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps from every class, creed, family background and ability.

            ISBN 9781526767943
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2020
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Jun 2020
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            Military Service Tribunals and Boards in the Great War: Determining the Fate of Britain's and New Zealand's Conscripts
             

            Military Service Tribunals and Boards in the Great War: Determining the Fate of Britain's and New Zealand's Conscripts (Paperback)

            By Littlewood, David

            • RRP: $84.99
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            While a plethora of studies have discussed why so many men decided to volunteer for the army during the Great War, the experiences of those who were called up under conscription have received relatively little scrutiny. Even when the implementation of the respective Military Serv...ice Acts has been investigated, scholars have usually focused on only the distinct minority of those eligible who expressed conscientious objections. It is rare to see equal significance placed on the fact that substantial numbers of men appealed, or were appealed for, on the grounds that their domestic, business, or occupational circumstances meant they should not be expected to serve. David Littlewood analyses the processes undergone by these men, and the workings of the bodies charged with assessing their cases, through a sustained transnational comparison of the British and New Zealand contexts.
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            ISBN 9780367348892
            Released NZ 21 Jun 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Crusaders: An Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands

            Crusaders: An Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands (Hardback)

            By Jones, Dan

            • RRP: $49.99
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            A history of the Crusades.

            ISBN 9781781858882
            Released NZ 4 Nov 2019
            Publisher Head of Zeus
            Interest Age General Audience
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