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              This Farming Life
               

              This Farming Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Saunders, Tim

              • RRP: $36.99
              • $27.74
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              Tim Saunders is a farmer and a writer. He describes the seasons: Summer, with shearing, slaughter, crop harvest and conservation; Autumn and its floods, trading stock, drenching and dogging; Winter, the maize harvest and lambing; and Spring, with docking, pet sheep and weaning. H...e explores how a farm that has been in the same family for five generations functions, and describes the everyday lives of farmers and their enduring love of the land and the animals they work with. This is powerful and poignant writing that outlines a lifestyle often taken for granted, and it goes some way to explaining why farmers love what they do and are also conflicted by what they do.
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              ISBN 9781988547466
              Published NZ 4 Aug 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Commandos and Rangers: D-Day Operations

              Commandos and Rangers: D-Day Operations (Hardback)

              By Saunders, Tim

              • RRP: $70.00
              • $70.00
              • Temporarily out of stock

              By 1944 the Commandos and the US Rangers had proved their worth, taking on special tasks & some particularly heavy fighting in both Sicily & in Italy. Now returned from the Mediterranean for D-Day, the Commandos & Rangers were selected for largely independent tasks, ideal for the... commandos' special skills, temperament & training.
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              ISBN 9781844158683
              Released NZ 20 Jul 2010
              Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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              Wittman Vs Ekins - the Death of a Panzer Ace: Dvd Firm Sale
               

              Wittman Vs Ekins - the Death of a Panzer Ace: Dvd Firm Sale (DVD Audio / Audio, Region 2 (Europe) ed.)

              By Dormer, Tom; Hone, Richard; Saunders, Tim

              • RRP: $57.50
              • $57.50
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              The story of two men destined to face each other on the battlefields of Normandy is told in this program. Michael Wittmann was a knight of the Nazi empire, a natural and accomplished soldier and highly decorated. Like Wittmann, Trooper Joe Ekins, a shoemaker from Northamptonshire..., was a volunteer for military service but there the similarities ended. Joe was a reluctant soldier in a county yeomanry armored regiment, while Wittmann served in the Waffen SS's elite Tiger Battalion. Panzer ace Wittmann had 138 tank kills to his name, including an impressive score against 7th Armoured Division at Villers Bocage early in the Normandy Campaign but by August 1944 the Allied breakout was gaining momentum and I SS Panzer Corps were struggling to contain the British and Canadians as they fought towards Falaise. In the fields south of Caen Wittmann's Tiger and Joe Ekins's Sherman Firefly were pitted against each other but how was the Panzer Ace finally knocked out? Joe Ekins, Veteran of the Battle of Normandy and the North West European Campaign, Joe Ekins fought with the Northamptonshire Yeomanry and during Operation Totalise, the British and Canadian breakout from the Normandy Beachhead, he was a gunner in a Sherman Firefly. This was the only Allied tank that could knock out the much feared, mighty German Tiger tank at anything other than the closest of ranges. During the desperate battle he knocked out three Tigers and a Panzer Mark IV. At the end of the war, preferring the anonymity of being a shoemaker in civi-street, Joe attempted to keep a low profile but over the years his achievement of knocking out the vaunted German SS panzer ace Michael Wittmann, denied him obscurity. Stung by some willful misrepresentation of facts and his views Joe has for the first time told his story for this DVD in full and in detail.
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              ISBN 9781848843424
              Released NZ 20 Aug 2010
              Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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              Normandy: Hill 112 - Battle of the Odon
               

              Normandy: Hill 112 - Battle of the Odon (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Saunders, Tim

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $39.99
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              Over a month after the D-Day landings the Allies were still confined to the Normandy peninsula. The German line was anchored by the medieval town of Caen, which the British were supposed to have occupied on D-Day. The key to capturing Caen was Hill 112, known to the Germans as Ka...lverienberg (or Mount Calvary ).Under pressure from Churchill, Montgomery launched a major offensive. Unfortunately, German reinforcements delayed by Allied bombing were now arriving in the Caen area. The British found themselves facing no less than four SS divisions, the 1st, 2nd, 9th and 10th and the Tigers of the 502nd SS Heavy Panzer Regiment. An all-out Allied effort, including heavy bombers and naval bombardment, was required to secure the final victory.This new addition to the Battleground Europe series details all the action around Hill 112. Numerous illustrations and maps complement the lively text.
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              ISBN 9780850527377
              Released NZ 7 Mar 2000
              Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Battleground Europe
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              Island: Nijmegen to Arnhem

              Island: Nijmegen to Arnhem (Paperback, New title)

              By Saunders, Tim

              • RRP: $49.99
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              Interest in Operation Market Garden never wanes. Tim Saunders discusses the apparent allied failure to capitalise on their obvious superiority when faced with the II SS Panzer Corps around the area known as The Island.

              ISBN 9780850528619
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2003
              Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Battleground Europe
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              Juno Beach: Normandy - Battleground Europe
               

              Juno Beach: Normandy - Battleground Europe (Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Saunders, Tim

              • RRP: $41.99
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              By June 1944, Juno Beach was a key part of Hitler's vaunted Atlantic Wall, with no less than four major strong points along its length. German pillboxes were sited to sweep the beaches with machine gun fire and were surrounded by belts of barbed wire and mines. Leading the attack... were the 3rd Canadian Division, supported by the specialist assault tanks of the 79th Armoured Division (Hobart's 'Funnies'). Despite careful planning, poor D-Day weather led to a piecemeal landing and heroic individual battles in the streets of the seaside towns.
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              ISBN 9781844150281
              Released NZ 22 Jul 2003
              Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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              Operation Varsity: The British and Canadian Airborne Crossing of the Rhine
               

              Operation Varsity: The British and Canadian Airborne Crossing of the Rhine (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              By Saunders, Tim

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $49.99
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              In Spring 1945, the outcome of the war was ritually certain but the mighty River Rhine still stood in the way of the Allies. Eisenhower's strategy was to guarantee a crossing in the Ruhr area by allocating the main effort to Montgomery's 21st Army Group. Monty's task was to envel...ope and take out the last German war production.
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              ISBN 9781844156016
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2007
              Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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              Series Battleground Europe
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              Arras Counter-Attack 1940
               

              Arras Counter-Attack 1940 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Saunders, Tim

              • RRP: $41.99
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              The book unpicks the orders and analyses how the infantry and the armour failed to marry up to deliver a joint attack around the south of Arras but fought a series of separate despiurate battles.

              ISBN 9781473889125
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2017
              Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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              Nijmegen
               

              Nijmegen (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              By Saunders, Tim

              • RRP: $39.99
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              In the first of three books covering the battles on the road to Arnhem, Tim Saunders describes the US 82nd Airborne Division's daring seizure of the Grave Bridge and their battles for the Grossbeek Heights, and the struggle for the vital Nijmegen Bridge.

              ISBN 9780850528152
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2001
              Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Battleground Europe
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              Gold Beach: Jig Sector and West
               

              Gold Beach: Jig Sector and West (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Saunders, Tim

              • RRP: $41.99
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              Amongst the veterans that Montgomery brought back with him from the Mediterranean to spearhead the D-day invasion, were West Country infantrymen of 231 Brigade. The Devons, Hampshires and Dorsets had already carried out assault landings in Sicily and in Italy and replaced another... brigade that had been provisionally allocated to lead XXX Corps ashore on Jig sector of Gold Beach. Unknown to the Allies, a quality German Division had been moved forward to the coast. This was the same German Division that nearly halted the Americans at OMAHA and the West Countrymen had to fight extremely hard for their objectives. 231 Brigade faced the sternest test of all British troops on D-day.
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              ISBN 9780850528664
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2002
              Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Battleground Europe
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