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              Duty Calls: Dunkirk
               

              Duty Calls: Dunkirk (Paperback)

              By Holland, James

              • RRP: $21.00
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              It's Friday 24th May, 1940 Private Johnny Hawke, aged sixteen, awakens to artillery fire. Hours later, Stukas scream down from the sky. Messerschmit fighters roar towards his regiment. Trucks burst into flames. Now men and mules lay dead and dying, severed limbs twisted grotesque...ly as blood soaks the cobbled streets.
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              ISBN 9780141332192
              Released NZ 29 Aug 2011
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Duty Calls
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              Duty Calls: Battle of Britain: World War 2 Fiction
                

              Duty Calls: Battle of Britain: World War 2 Fiction (Paperback)

              By Holland, James

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              Pilot officer Archie Jackson, 19, is in control of the RAF's newest fighter aircraft, a Supermarine Spitfire. Now he has the Luftwaffe in his sights and only one thing matters: defending Britain. Suddenly planes are falling from the sky, exploding and spiraling into the English C...hannel.
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              ISBN 9780141332208
              Released NZ 20 Jun 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Duty Calls
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              Blood of Honour: A Jack Tanner Adventure
                

              Blood of Honour: A Jack Tanner Adventure (Paperback)

              By Holland, James

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              Crete, May 1941. Tanner finds himself embroiled in a deadly game of survival that will test his resolve more than ever before. Not only has a difficult new subaltern arrived on the island, but Tanner has offended Alopex, a powerful Cretan kapitan who has sworn to kill him. Then s...uddenly the Germans invade.
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              ISBN 9780552773980
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2011
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Jack Tanner
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              Blitzkrieg: Book 1 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War: (WW2 #1)
                

              Blitzkrieg: Book 1 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War: (WW2 #1) (EPUB ebook)

              By Holland, James

              Part of the ALL-NEW Ladybird Expert series.Learn about the fall of Europe in the Second World War in one of the most successful military strategies of modern warfare in this accessible, insightful and authoritative account. Historian, author and broadcaster James Holland draws on... the latest research and interviews with participants to bring colour, detail and a fresh perspective to the story.You'll find out how Hitler quickly turned Germany into a war machine: the recruitment of key allies, control over German media, the significance of Poland and military attitudes towards the power of Germany's armies. Inside, you'll discover . . . - Why the Germans allied with the Soviet Union - Why it was so easy for Germany to invade Poland - The propaganda war in Germany, France and Britain - Why the German approach to war was called Bewegungskrieg - The power of radio - And much more . . . Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture. For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9781405929479
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              Language en
              Released NZ 22 Mar 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              The Battle of Britain: Book 2 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War

              The Battle of Britain: Book 2 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War (Hardback)

              By Holland, James; By (artist) Burns, Keith

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Battle of Britain is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of the most famous aerial battle in history. Historian, author and broadcaster James Holland draws on the latest research and interviews with participants to bring col...our, detail and a fresh perspective to the story. Inside, you'll discover how tactics, organisation and new technologies were brought to bear, about the different challenges faced by both the RAF and the Luftwaffe, and, above all, the skill, bravery and endurance of the airmen engaged in a contest that was of critical importance to the outcome of the war. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture. Other books currently available in the Ladybird Expert series include: * Climate Change * Quantum Mechanics * Evolution * Shackleton For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718186296
              Released NZ 18 Sep 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              The Memoirs of Field Marshal Kesselring
               

              The Memoirs of Field Marshal Kesselring (Paperback)

              By Kesselring, Albert; Foreword by Holland, James; Introduction by Macksey, Kenneth

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              Field-Marshal Albert Kesselring was the only high-ranking German officer to have held continuous command throughout the war. Concluding with Kesselring's account of his trial and imprisonment for war crimes, these memoirs are essential reading for anyone wanting a greater underst...anding of the Second World War.
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              ISBN 9780750964340
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2016
              Publisher The History Press Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Together We Stand: North Africa 1942-1943: Turning the Tide in the West
                 

              Together We Stand: North Africa 1942-1943: Turning the Tide in the West (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

              By Holland, James

              From the bestselling author of Fortress Malta this is the second book in the Mediterranean war trilogy. This book looks afresh at the conflict in Northern Africa, focusing for the first time on the involvement of the US and the way this early collaboration to defeat shaped the wh...ole Anglo-American axis for the rest of the war in Europe.
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              ISBN 9780008138424
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              Language en
              Released NZ 21 May 2015
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Heroes: The Greatest Generation and the Second World War
                

              Heroes: The Greatest Generation and the Second World War (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

              By Holland, James

              'Heroes' is the story of an extraordinary generation of young men, mostly British, who came of age in the Second World War. These young men - and women - found themselves facing life-threatening danger and the kind of responsibility few would be prepared to shoulder today.

              ISBN 9780007369485
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              Released NZ 19 Aug 2010
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Twenty-One: Coming of Age in World War II
                

              Twenty-One: Coming of Age in World War II (EPUB ebook – Text only edition)

              By Holland, James

              World War II affected the lives of ordinary men and women more directly than any other conflict before or since.

              ISBN 9780007438396
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              Language en
              Released NZ 20 Dec 2012
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Royal Air Force: The Complete History: The Official Story
                

              Royal Air Force: The Complete History: The Official Story (Hardback)

              By Holland, James

              • RRP: $80.99
              • $68.84
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              • Pub Date
                4 Jun 20

              The most up-to-date official history of the Royal Air Force.

              ISBN 9781787394230
              Released NZ 4 Jun 2020
              Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 4 Jun 2020
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