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            Hell Week and Beyond: The Making of a Navy Seal
              

            Hell Week and Beyond: The Making of a Navy Seal (Hardback)

            By McEwen, Scott

            • RRP: $59.50
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            • Pub Date
              1 Jun 21

            America's elite warriors are put through hell in training so they can survive any real special operations.

            ISBN 9781546084976
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2021
            Publisher Little, Brown
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Jun 2021
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            I Will Run Wild: The Pacific War from Pearl Harbor to Midway

            I Will Run Wild: The Pacific War from Pearl Harbor to Midway (Hardback)

            By McKelvey Cleaver, Thomas

            • RRP: $42.99
            • $33.53
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            This is a vivid narrative history of the early stages of the Pacific War, as US and Allied forces desperately tried to slow the Japanese onslaught that began with the sudden attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941.

            ISBN 9781472841339
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
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            26 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Ingenious Young Women Whose Secret Board Game Helped Win World War II
             

            A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Ingenious Young Women Whose Secret Board Game Helped Win World War II (Hardback)

            By Parkin, Simon

            • RRP: $61.50
            • $48.21
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            The triumphant story of a small group of female volunteers who, alongside a retired British naval captain, devised a winning strategy to defeat the Nazi U-boats and deliver a decisive victory in the Battle of the Atlantic By 1941, Winston Churchill had come to believe that the ou...tcome of World War II rested on the battle for the Atlantic. Operation Raspberry, or The Game, was devised by Captain Gilbert Roberts and a group of eight WRENS (Women's Royal Naval Service) assigned to his team in an attempt to stop the devastating success of the German U-boats and turn the tide of World War II. Played on a linoleum floor divided into painted squares, model ships were moved across this make-believe ocean in a manner reminiscent of the childhood game, Battleship. Combining rich novelistic accounts with extensive research and interviews, Simon Parkin describes for the first time the role that women played in developing the Allied strategy which won World War II. Told with unforgettable cinematic detail and larger-than-life characters, A GAME OF BIRDS AND WOLVES is a heart-wrenching story of ingenuity, dedication and perseverance, bringing to life the incredible sacrifice required to defeat the Nazis at sea.
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            ISBN 9780316492096
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher Little Brown and Company
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Dunkirk and the Little Ships
             

            Dunkirk and the Little Ships (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Weir, Philip

            • RRP: $33.99
            • $24.28
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            • Internationally sourced

            An illustrated guide to the history of the famous Little Ships and their role in the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940, which saved hundreds of thousands of British soldiers from capture by German forces.

            ISBN 9781784423759
            Released NZ 29 Oct 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Shire Library
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            U.S. Navy
              

            U.S. Navy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Colins, Luke

            • RRP: $21.50
            • $16.61
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            • Pub Date
              23 Feb 21

            Learn about the powerful sailors who make up the U.S. Navy, including what they do and the training it takes to become one. --

            ISBN 9781644663967
            Released NZ 23 Feb 2021
            Publisher Black Rabbit Books
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Series U.S. Military Forces
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 23 Feb 2021
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            The HMS Victory Story
             

            The HMS Victory Story (Hardback)

            By Christopher, John

            • RRP: $31.99
            • $30.39
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            • Temporarily out of stock

            Constructed from the wood of over 6,000 trees, HMS Victory was designed as a 'first rate ship', the Admiralty's designation for its largest ships f the line which packed a formidable punch with over 100 guns arranged on three decks. This title provides an insight into the lives o...f the British sailors who served on her.
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            ISBN 9780752456058
            Released NZ 19 Oct 2010
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War

            Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Biesty, Stephen; By Platt, Richard

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $27.75
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            Look inside an 18th-century warship as it sails into battle on the high seas. Packed with extraordinary illustrations, this history book for children covers everything from warship design to navigation. Biesty's incredible drawings slice through a man-of-war to explore every corn...er, from the crow's nest to the stinking hold. Packed with fascinating facts and gory details, the pages teem with sailors busy about their duties. Find out how gun crews fired a cannon, examine a surgeon's toolkit, and learn the best way to wriggle the maggots out of the ship's biscuits. Look out, too, for the stowaway on every page. He's the one with spiky hair and there's a reward for his capture! This absorbing book will have children - and adults - poring over every page. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War remains as entertaining as ever.
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            ISBN 9780241379776
            Released NZ 20 Aug 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Wade McClusky and the Battle of Midway
              

            Wade McClusky and the Battle of Midway (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rigby, David

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $27.29
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            • Pub Date
              30 Mar 21

            During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, US Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in American history, but his story has never been told - until now. It was Wade McClusky who remained calm when the Japanese fleet ...was not where it was expected to be. It was he who made the counterintuitive choice to then search to the north instead of to the south. It was also McClusky who took the calculated risk of continuing to search even though his bombers were low on fuel and may not have enough to make it back to the Enterprise. His ability to remain calm under enormous pressure played a huge role in the US Navy winning this decisive victory that turned the tide of war in the Pacific. This book is the story of exactly the right man being in exactly the right place at exactly the right time. Wade McClusky was that man and this is his story.
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            ISBN 9781472848239
            Released NZ 30 Mar 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the 15th Century to the Present FULLY UPDATED AND EXPANDED
               

            Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the 15th Century to the Present FULLY UPDATED AND EXPANDED (Hardback, 5th Revised edition)

            By Warlow, Ben; Colledge, J. J.

            • RRP: $80.99
            • $60.77
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            • Pub Date
              28 Feb 21

            New fully updated and expanded 5th edition

            ISBN 9781526793270
            Released NZ 28 Feb 2021
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Apr 2021
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            All at Sea
             

            All at Sea (Paperback)

            By Deary, Terry; Illustrated by Brown, Martin

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $16.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            Discover all the foul facts behind the story of Britain and Ireland's seafaring heritage in this brand new Horrible Histories book. In Horrible Histories: All at Sea. Full of the dreadful truth behind the story of Britain and Ireland's seafaring heritage, this is a seriously horr...ible historical read with all the gore and more.
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            ISBN 9781407196794
            Released NZ 5 Mar 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Horrible Histories
            Availability
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