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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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              Duty Calls: Dunkirk
                

              Duty Calls: Dunkirk (Paperback)

              By Holland, James

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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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              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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              The Battle Of Britain

              The Battle Of Britain

              By Holland, James

              ISBN 9781407066547
              Released NZ 18 Jun 2010
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Odin Mission: A Jack Tanner Adventure
               

              The Odin Mission: A Jack Tanner Adventure (Paperback)

              By Holland, James

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              Nazi Germany has invaded neutral Norway. Fleeing north from their brutal Blitzkrieg advance are three officers of the King's Guard - men who have been entrusted by the Norwegian King with an important mission. The only military force which stands between the Nazi forces and total... victory are the undertrained squaddies of the British 148th Brigade.
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              ISBN 9780552157360
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2009
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Jack Tanner
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              Royal Air Force: The Official Story
               

              Royal Air Force: The Official Story (Hardback, New)

              By Holland, James

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

              ISBN 9781787394230
              Released NZ 4 Jun 2020
              Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
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              Battle of the Atlantic: Book 3 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War
               

              Battle of the Atlantic: Book 3 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 the Atlantic is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of the longest military campaign during WW2.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.Inside, you'll discover how tactics, organisation and new technologies were brought to bear, about the different challenges faced by both the Allies and the Axis, and, above all, the skill, bravery and endurance of the sailors and pilots 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.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 9780718186319
              Released NZ 28 May 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Sicily '43: A Times Book of the Year

              Sicily '43: A Times Book of the Year (Hardback)

              By Holland, James

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              Operation HUSKY, the Allied assault on the island on 10 July 1943, remains the largest amphibious invasion ever mounted in the history of the world, landing more men in a single day than at any other time.

              ISBN 9781787632936
              Released NZ 3 Nov 2020
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              Sicily '43: A Times Book of the Year

              Sicily '43: A Times Book of the Year (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Holland, James

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              Operation HUSKY, the Allied assault on the island on 10 July 1943, remains the largest amphibious invasion ever mounted in the history of the world, landing more men in a single day than at any other time.

              ISBN 9781787632943
              Released NZ 3 Nov 2020
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              D-Day: A Ladybird Expert Book: (ww2 #9)
               

              D-Day: A Ladybird Expert Book: (ww2 #9) (Hardback)

              By Holland, James

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              An accessible, authoritative introduction to D-Day for adult readers Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES. - Why did the Allies attack on D-Day? - How did the Allies pick Normandy as a target? - What was Operation Overload, the second front against the Nazis? JUNE 6 1944: D...-Day was a deciding conflict in World War II. But the invasion was not a straightforward attack. From feeding Nazi spies false information on the attack, to developing new technology like the Mulberry harbours, D-Day changed the course of the War for good. THE LARGEST SEABORNE INVASION IN HISTORY Written by historian, author and broadcaster James Holland, D-DAY 1944 is an essential introduction to the naval invasion that began the liberation of Western Europe from the Nazis.
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              ISBN 9780718186555
              Released NZ 27 Jun 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Ladybird Expert
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