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              The Devil's Pact
               

              The Devil's Pact (Paperback)

              By Holland, James

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              July, 1943. With North Africa secured, the Allies launch an invasion of Sicily, and the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Rangers are in the van of the assault on the Italian beaches. But promotion to Company Commander has brought him fresh trouble for Jack Tanner.

              ISBN 9780552158015
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2014
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Jack Tanner
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              Dam Busters: The Race to Smash the Dams, 1943
               

              Dam Busters: The Race to Smash the Dams, 1943 (Paperback)

              By Holland, James

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              The night of May 16th, 1943. Nineteen specially adapted Lancaster bombers take off from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, each with a huge 9,000lb cylindrical bomb strapped underneath it. Their mission: to destroy three dams deep within the German heartland, which provide the lifeblo...od to the industries supplying the Third Reich's war machine.
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              ISBN 9780552163415
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2013
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              The War in the West: A New History: Volume 2: The Allies Fight Back 1941-43

              The War in the West: A New History: Volume 2: The Allies Fight Back 1941-43 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Holland, James

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              The Second World War is arguably one of the most familiar periods of recent history. But not as the author sees it. In this second volume, he looks at the conflict from a broader perspective than ever before, challenging what we think we know about the war that shaped our world.

              ISBN 9780593071687
              Released NZ 15 May 2017
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              A Pair of Silver Wings
               

              A Pair of Silver Wings (Paperback)

              By Holland, James

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              ______________A mesmerising story of love and friendship set against the tumultuous backdrop of the Second World War. But fifty years after the greatest conflict the world has ever seen, he must finally confront the memories he has tried so hard to forget.

              ISBN 9780552176743
              Released NZ 4 Apr 2019
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              The Eastern Front 1941-43: Book 5 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War
                

              The Eastern Front 1941-43: Book 5 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War (EPUB ebook)

              By Holland, James

              Part of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War series, The Eastern Front 1941-1944, is an authoritative and accessible introduction to the brutal confrontation between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union along a 1,200 mile front. 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 of a front defined by unprecedented destruction. Inside, you'll discover how tactics, organisation and new technologies were brought to bear, about the different challenges faced by both the Axis and the Allies, and, above all, the skill, bravery and endurance of those engaged in a contest that was of critical importance to the outcome of the war.
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              ISBN 9781405929837
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              Language en
              Released NZ 1 Nov 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
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              The Desert War: Book 4 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War
                 

              The Desert War: Book 4 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War (EPUB ebook)

              By Holland, James

              Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES.____________Why was North Africa such a key component in Britain's success over Mussolini and his Italian Army?How did they blunt Italy's actions?What challenges did they face?And what new technologies were brought to bear? When fascist ...dictator Mussolini declared war against Britain he was taking a huge risk . . . Italy lacked natural resources, and Britain and France's wealth.He hoped to create a new Roman Empire across the Mediterranean and into Africa. And with Hitler and the Nazi's by his side he had a great chance of doing so - but what was it that stopped him?Discover the answers and more inside James Holland's The Desert War, the thrilling and accessible account that explains what happened, who the key figures were and the tactics, triumphs and failures on both sides . . .
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              ISBN 9781405929820
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              Released NZ 12 Jul 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              The Burning Blue
                

              The Burning Blue (EPUB ebook)

              By Holland, James

              Nothing can prepare a squadron of fighter pilots, trained in the English countryside, for the rigours of the desert. This is a dramatic and romantic epic centred on a small group of RAF fighter pilots during the World War II.

              ISBN 9781446456866
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              Released NZ 28 Feb 2011
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
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              A Pair of Silver Wings
                

              A Pair of Silver Wings (EPUB ebook)

              By Holland, James

              At the school where Edward Enderby taught for over 40 years, there were few who knew he'd once been a successful fighter pilot during the war. Following his experiences over the skies of England in 1941, through the days of the Siege of Malta, to the partisan struggle in Italy, t...his is a story of friendship, love and the terrible legacy of war.
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              ISBN 9781446456842
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              Released NZ 30 Apr 2011
              Publisher Random House
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              An Englishman at War: The Wartime Diaries of Stanley Christopherson DSO MC & Bar 1939-1945

              An Englishman at War: The Wartime Diaries of Stanley Christopherson DSO MC & Bar 1939-1945 (Paperback)

              Edited by Holland, James; By Christopherson, Stanley

              From the outbreak of war in September 1939 all the way to the smouldering ruins of Berlin in 1945, via Palestine, Tobruk, El Alamein, D-Day, Nijmegen and the crossing of the Rhine, this book offers an account of the Second World War.

              ISBN 9780552165655
              Released NZ 20 Feb 2015
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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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 (EPUB ebook)

              By Holland, James

              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 colo...ur, 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: u Climate Change u Quantum Mechanics u Evolution u 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 9781405929462
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              Language en
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Loan Credits 36
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