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            War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line
             

            War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line (Paperback)

            By Nott, David

            • RRP: $32.50
            • $29.25
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            • Internationally sourced

            The gripping true story of a front-line trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones.

            ISBN 9781509837052
            Released NZ 14 Jan 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            The Happiest Man on Earth

            The Happiest Man on Earth (Hardback)

            By Jaku, Eddie

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $30.39
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            • Temporarily out of stock

            A Holocaust survivor shares what he's learned about gratitude, tolerance and kindness.

            ISBN 9781760980085
            Published NZ 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Railway Girls

            The Railway Girls (Paperback)

            By Thomas, Maisie

            • RRP: $17.99
            • $14.03
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            The first novel in the utterly brilliant Railway Girls series. Beneath a vast tiled map showing the lines of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway network, a series of seven bronze panels recorded the names of the men of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway who gave their lives fo...r King and Country in the Great War - a total of 1,460 names.
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            ISBN 9781787463967
            Released NZ 9 Jul 2020
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 4-6 weeks
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            The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive

            The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sands, Philippe, QC

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $29.63
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            The new book by the winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize and author of the Sunday Times bestseller EAST WEST STREET - a historical detective story that sets out to uncover the truth behind what happened to leading Nazi Otto von Wachter

            ISBN 9781474608138
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Topgun
             

            Topgun (Paperback)

            By Pedersen, Dan

            • RRP: $24.00
            • $19.20
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            Top Gun became a household name with the worldwide success of the film of the same title. The 1986 blockbuster starring Tom Cruise as a hotshot U.S. Navy fighter pilot was so popular (drawing $356 million worldwide) that recruiters set up desks in theaters that were showing it, l...ooking to attract the next generation of combat aviators. The movie did for Navy pilots what The Right Stuff did for astronauts. With the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the real TOPGUN-as the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program was known-approaching in 2019, and with Jerry Bruckheimer's sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, set to shoot next year, this is the time to publish the real story of the actual risk takers, disruptors, and innovators who revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day. Here is the inside story of TOPGUN, told by the man who was picked to lead it at the start, from war to peace and back to war again, on and off the flight line, and through all six of our decades. Though Pedersen was a part of it at the beginning, some other great pilots carried on our work and he is eager to pay them tribute and make the book a celebration of our whole community. It's a great story, full of interesting characters and exciting history that American should know.
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            ISBN 9781405943826
            Released NZ 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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            Once Upon a Time in Iraq
             

            Once Upon a Time in Iraq (Hardback)

            By Bluemel, James; Mansour, Renad

            • RRP: $65.00
            • $50.70
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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 20

            As we gain more distance from those events, it can be argued that many of the issues facing us today - the rise of the Islamic State, increased Islamic terrorism, intensified violence in the Middle East, mass migration, and more - can be traced back to the decision to invade Iraq....
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            ISBN 9781785944567
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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            A Short History of World War II

            A Short History of World War II (Hardback)

            By DK; Consultant editor Holmes, Richard

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            This is the definitive narrative history of the people, politics, and events of the Second World War - the epic conflict that shaped the modern world From the build-up to the fighting, through to the reverberations still felt in the aftermath, this is a compelling, accessible, an...d immediate history of the war, perhaps the most complex, frightening, and destructive event in world history. Discover how deep-seated local fears and hatreds escalated into one vast global conflict that was fought out to the bitter end - from the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party to Pearl Harbor, the D-Day landings, and Hiroshima. And find out how key battles, political and economic forces, individual leaders, and technological advances influenced the course of the war. Packed with images, including rarely seen images and unforgettable first-person accounts, A Short History of World War II is a uniquely accessible account of history's most devastating conflict.
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            ISBN 9780241426463
            Released NZ 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Miracle Typist
             

            The Miracle Typist (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Silver, Leon

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $29.63
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            • Pub Date
              2 Sep 20

            In the tradition of THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ, a heartbreaking true story of love, loss and survival against all odds during the Second World war. Conscripted into the Polish army as Hitler's ground and air forces are bearing down on his country, Jew Tolek Klings vows to return ...to his wife, Klara, and son, Juliusz. However, when the Luftwaffe's bombs start falling and the Polish cause looks hopelessly lost, Tolek finds himself under fire from his supposed brothers in arms. The Polish army is rife with anti-Semitism and he is relentlessly tormented. As the Germans cross the border, he is faced with a terrible dilemma: flee to protect his family - and risk being shot as a deserter - or ride out the war, hoping rumours of women and children being spared in the concentration camps are true. What follows is an odyssey that will take Tolek from a Hungarian internment camp, where his ability to type spares him from the frontline, on to Palestine, Beirut, Egypt, Tobruk and Italy. A broken telegram from Klara, ending with the haunting words, 'We trouble', pushes him to the brink.
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            ISBN 9781760854355
            Published NZ 2 Sep 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Secrets of the Railway Girls
             

            Secrets of the Railway Girls (Paperback)

            By Thomas, Maisie

            • RRP: $17.99
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            • Pub Date
              17 Sep 20

            The second novel in the uplifting railway girls series that shows just how important friendship and love is in a time of uncertainty and change.

            ISBN 9781787463974
            Released NZ 17 Sep 2020
            Publisher Cornerstone
            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

            • Imp. $63.50
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            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 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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