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            My Name Is Henry Fanshaw: The True Story of New Zealand's Bomber Squadron
             

            My Name Is Henry Fanshaw: The True Story of New Zealand's Bomber Squadron (Hardback)

            By Torckler, Gillian; Illustrated by Jackson, Adele

            • RRP: $24.99
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            Henry Fanshaw is no ordinary teddy bear. In fact, he travelled the world with the Royal New Zealand Air Force's No. 75 Squadron - one of New Zealand's most famous air force squadrons - which served around the world.

            ISBN 9781988538631
            Published NZ 12 Apr 2021
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            533 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            VIETNAM ANZACS: Australians and New Zealanders in the Vietnam War
               

            VIETNAM ANZACS: Australians and New Zealanders in the Vietnam War (Hardback)

            By Howell, Tony

            • RRP: $86.00
            • $86.00
            • Pub Date
              15 Jun 21

            This book is a commentary on the ANZAC forces involvement in the second Indo-China (Vietnam) War during the period 1965 to 1971.

            ISBN 9780995121928
            Published NZ 15 Jun 2021
            Publisher John Douglas Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Circus of Wonders
             

            Circus of Wonders (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Macneal, Elizabeth

            • RRP: $37.99
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            • Pub Date
              13 May 21

            The spellbinding new novel from Elizabeth Macneal, author of the Sunday Times bestselling The Doll Factory.

            ISBN 9781529002515
            Released NZ 13 May 2021
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            We will not cease
              

            We will not cease (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

            By Baxter, Archibald

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            We Will Not Cease is the unflinching account of New Zealander Archibald Baxter's brutal treatment as a conscientious objector during World War I.

            ISBN 9781988592992
            Published NZ 30 Mar 2021
            Publisher Otago University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            694 Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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            Artillery at Anzac: Adaptation, Innovation and Education
             

            Artillery at Anzac: Adaptation, Innovation and Education (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Roberts, Chris; Stevens, Paul

            • RRP: $39.99
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            This meticulously researched book provides the first comprehensive study of the employment of artillery and naval gunfire support at Anzac. Faced with huge difficulties on inferior ground the Australian, New Zealand, Indian, and British gunners quickly adapted to a hostile enviro...nment, employing innovative techniques to counter superior numbers of Ottoman artillery and provide fire support to their infantry and light horse colleagues. How well they performed is a central theme of The Artillery at Anzac. Using a host of primary sources including official manuals, war diaries, operation orders, letters, and private papers the authors trace the story of this neglected feature of the Gallipoli campaign. Commencing with an evaluation of the nascent pre-war Australian and New Zealand artillery, they take the reader through the testing introduction to the realities of modern warfare, the trials and difficulties the gunners experienced throughout the campaign, to the phased evacuation in December, without alerting the Ottomans to the re-duced number of guns. Along the way, they challenge a long held controversy concerning the light horse charge at the Nek, and evaluate the effectiveness of the fire support provided to the infantry attacks, including that at Lone Pine, the attacks on the Sari Bair Range, and at Hill 60. In doing so, the authors illuminate long-buried information to provide new and penetrating insights into the campaign at Anzac. The Artillery at Anzac reveals a largely unknown aspect of the campaign, deepening our understanding of it, and providing a new perspective that is of value not only to Gunners past and present, but to historians, and the wider public. Although occurring over a century ago the experience at Anzac offers lessons to today's Gunners.
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            ISBN 9781922387936
            Published NZ 7 Apr 2021
            Publisher BIG SKY PUBLISHING
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Lost Cafe Schindler: One family, two wars and the search for truth
             

            The Lost Cafe Schindler: One family, two wars and the search for truth (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Schindler, Meriel

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            • Pub Date
              11 May 21

            Meriel Schindler tells the story of Cafe Schindler, blending memoir and family history.

            ISBN 9781529332070
            Released NZ 11 May 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Music Maker of Auschwitz IV

            The Music Maker of Auschwitz IV (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Byrne, Jaci

            • RRP: $35.00
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            The inspirational true story of an Allied POW appointed Kapellmeister to the Nazis in Auschwitz. When called up to fight in yet another World War, Drum Major Jackson promised his beloved wife Mabel that he would return to lead his band and play for her once more. In May 1940, he ...was captured at Dunkirk and interned in several German forced labour camps throughout Poland. Two years later he was transferred to Auschwitz IV, part of the notorious concentration camp complex where it is not widely known held Allied POWs. When his captors appointed Jackson their 'Kapellmeister' (man in charge of music), he seized the opportunity to provide entertainment for his fellow prisoners at rehearsals, and cover for escapees during concerts. Finally liberated in May 1945, malnourished and gravely ill, Jackson carried his secret war diary-an incredible expose on five years of life and death in Nazi concentration camps. THE MUSIC MAKER OF AUSCHWITZ IV, based on Jackson's diary, is written by his granddaughter. It is a thrilling testament to the resilience one man found in the darkest of times through his two greatest loves-music and the woman who waited for him.
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            ISBN 9781922387820
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2021
            Publisher BIG SKY PUBLISHING
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
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            The Long Journey Home
              

            The Long Journey Home (Paperback)

            By Blench, Cecily

            • RRP: $29.50
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            • Pub Date
              10 Jun 21

            But war is coming and when the Japanese invade, Kate and Edwin are forced to flee. With the fallout of war all around them, in a place far from home, will Kate and Edwin survive their journey and find the peace they both so desperately seek?

            ISBN 9781838773816
            Released NZ 10 Jun 2021
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 10 Jun 2021
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            Queens of Jerusalem: The Women Who Dared to Rule

            Queens of Jerusalem: The Women Who Dared to Rule (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pangonis, Katherine

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            Debut by an exciting young narrative historian - a revisionist history of Medieval Palestine

            ISBN 9781474614085
            Released NZ 23 Feb 2021
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Operation Pedestal: The Fleet That Battled to Malta 1942
             

            Operation Pedestal: The Fleet That Battled to Malta 1942 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hastings, Max

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Jun 21

            An epic, intimate new account of one of the greatest naval dramas of World War II, from number one bestselling historian Max Hastings.

            ISBN 9780008364953
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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