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The definitive account of New Zealand's role in the disastrous 1915 Gallipoli campaign, when a British-led expeditionary force met the Turkish army in an attempt to wrest control of the Dardanelles, comes alive in an updated edition, liberally illustrated and brilliantly analyzed by the doyen of Kiwi ... read more

Gallipoli: The New Zealand Story
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"Condor Blues" is an action-packed account of contemporary soldiering that shatters the conspiracy of silence over the direction of British operations in post-war Iraq. Gallantry medals may have been awarded on a scale unprecedented for half a century, but in winning the battles the Brit... read more

Condor Blues
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On 30 April 1945, Adolf Hitler committed suicide. The following day, his propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels also killed himself and the crumbling Third Reich passed to Admiral Karl Donitz. The Nazis' position seemed hopeless. Yet remarkably, the war in the rest of Europe went on for another ten days.... read more

After Hitler
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Corporal Willie Apiata became the first New Zealander since the Second World War to be awarded the Commonwealth's highest military award for his actions with the NZ SAS in Afghanistan. From his early life in small town East Coast New Zealand to his actions in th... read more

Willie Apiata VC: the Reluctant Hero
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The most visually rich and gripping book ever published on the subject with around 1500 photographs, many never before published plus reproductions of contemporary news reports, including maps of the battles. Authoritative text combined with 30 detailed full colour battle plans

The Great War Unseen Archives
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From the Night of the Long Knives to his removal at bayonet-point from a broadcast centre during Anschluss and his coverage of the Nuremberg trials, William L. Shirer redefined the importance of journalism. Using new sources, The Long Night is the story of a maverick journalist's adventures and a new perspective on the Third Reich.

The Long Night : William L. Shirer and the Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
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From 21 July to 4 August 1944, New Zealand soldiers were at the front line as Allied forces pushed forward across the heartland of Tuscany to wrest Florence from German hands. First published in Italy in 2009, To the Gateways of Floren... read more

To the Gateways of Florence: New Zealand Forces in Tuscany 1944
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*New Zealand Listener's '100 Best Books of 2013' What was it like to be a New Zealand soldier in the First World War? What impact did the war have on those who returned? Let them tell you. An Awfully Big Adventure trace... read more

An Awfully Big Adventure: New Zealand World War One Veterans Tell Their Stories
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Annie's War is a remarkable book. There have been many published collections of soldiers' diaries and letters from the First World War, but never a first-hand account of one New Zealand family's life in England during these challenging and frightening years. When her sons, Oswald and Seton, decided th... read more

Annie's War: A New Zealand Woman and Her Family in England 1916-19
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In 1997, a tragedy struck the family of Israeli-American Miko Peled: His beloved niece Smadar was killed by a suicide bomber in Jerusalem. That tragedy propelled Peled onto a journey of discovery. It pushed him to re-examine many of the beliefs he ... read more

Nophoto
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For more than a hundred years, New Zealanders have gone overseas to fight in foreign wars; they've gone to places few had heard of before but whose names now are as familiar as if they were just down the road. Names such as Gallipoli, Messines, Passchendaele, Crete, El Alamein, C... read more

Kiwi Battlefields
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John Mulgan is famous as the author of the novel Man Alone (1939), one of the classic landmarks of a mature and independent New Zealand literature. His second book, Report on Experience, published posthumously in 1947, is one of the most clear-sighted and moving memoirs to emerge... read more

Report on Experience
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