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            War in the Shadows: Resistance, Deception and Betrayal in Occupied France
             

            War in the Shadows: Resistance, Deception and Betrayal in Occupied France (Hardback)

            By Marnham, Patrick

            • RRP: $49.21
            • $49.21
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            Courage and betrayal in Occupied France, involving British Intelligence, the Gestapo and the French Resistance

            ISBN 9781786078094
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2021
            Publisher Oneworld Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Reprinting locally, In Stock Internationally
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            Courage Under Fire

            Courage Under Fire (Hardback)

            By Keighran, Daniel, VC; With Park, Tony

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $39.99
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            A revealing and frank memoir from Daniel Keighran, an unlikely candidate to receive the Victoria Cross.

            ISBN 9781760787653
            Published NZ 27 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Winkle: The Extraordinary Life of Britain's Greatest Pilot
             

            Winkle: The Extraordinary Life of Britain's Greatest Pilot (Hardback)

            By Beaver, Paul

            • RRP: $70.00
            • $52.50
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            • Pub Date
              18 May 21

            The extraordinary life of Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown - aviator, record-breaker, and Britain's greatest pilot

            ISBN 9780718186708
            Released NZ 18 May 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Call to Kill: The first in a brand new high-octane SAS series
             

            Call to Kill: The first in a brand new high-octane SAS series (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Billingham, Billy; Woodman, Conor

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $29.63
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            • Pub Date
              13 May 21

            The first in a new action series from television star, ex-SAS solider, body guard to the stars and bestselling nonfiction author.

            ISBN 9781529364590
            Released NZ 13 May 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            My Name Is Selma: The remarkable memoir of a Jewish Resistance fighter and Ravensbruck survivor

            My Name Is Selma: The remarkable memoir of a Jewish Resistance fighter and Ravensbruck survivor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By van de Perre, Selma

            • RRP: $37.00
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            Unlike her parents and sister - who, she would later discover, died in other camps - she survived by using her alias, pretending to be someone else.

            ISBN 9781787633995
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The International Brigades: Fascism, Freedom and the Spanish Civil War
             

            The International Brigades: Fascism, Freedom and the Spanish Civil War (Hardback)

            By Tremlett, Giles

            • RRP: $96.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            A comprehensive and deeply researched history of the Spanish Civil War through the lens of the men and women who traveled from around the world to fight Franco's fascism.

            ISBN 9781408853986
            Released NZ 2 Feb 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            The Walls Came Tumbling Down
             

            The Walls Came Tumbling Down (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Roosenburg, Henriette

            • RRP: $37.00
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            • Pub Date
              30 Mar 21

            How do you start a journey when the roads are blocked? Who can you trust in a country where the Nazi regime has only just fallen? 'This is the story of the liberation of four Dutch political prisoners at the end of World War II, and about their trek home to Holland ...' So, modes...tly, begins this firsthand account of the adventures of three women and one man in the hellish aftermath of the war in Europe. Awakened from the nightmare of prison camp, freed from the fear of the firing squad that had haunted each of them since capture, the four compatriots find that they must still navigate horror itself without food, without papers, without funds. Virtues are all that remain in their possession, and it is these - nobility, friendship, honour, strength, pride in their bloody but unbowed humanity - that guide them home. This is a tale of bravery that will make you care deeply about its protagonists, and weep tears of wonder at their heroism.
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            ISBN 9781922310156
            Published NZ 30 Mar 2021
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Whatever It Took: An American Paratrooper's Extraordinary Memoir of Escape, Survival, and Heroism in the Last Days of World War II

            Whatever It Took: An American Paratrooper's Extraordinary Memoir of Escape, Survival, and Heroism in the Last Days of World War II (Hardback)

            By Langrehr, Henry; DeFelice, Jim

            • RRP: $65.00
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            Published to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, an unforgettable never-before-told first-person account of World War II: the true story of an American paratrooper who survived D-Day, was captured and imprisoned in a Nazi work camp, and made a daring escape to freedom.

            ISBN 9780063027428
            Released NZ 2 Sep 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            I Marched With Patton: A Firsthand Account of World War II Alongside Oneof the U.S. Army's Greatest Generals [Large Print]
             

            I Marched With Patton: A Firsthand Account of World War II Alongside Oneof the U.S. Army's Greatest Generals [Large Print] (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

            By Sisson, Frank; Wise, Robert L.

            • RRP: $69.99
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            Published to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of General George Patton's death, a gripping firsthand account of World War II written by a soldier with the American Third Army who served under the legendary warrior and participated in many of the most consequential events... of the conflict--including the Battle of the Bulge and the liberation of Dachau. Following in the footsteps of the bestsellers All the Gallant Men, Every Man a Hero, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In, and Never Call Me a Hero, I Marched with Patton is a remarkable eyewitness account that offers priceless insights into a foot soldier's life on the front lines during World War II under the command one of the legendary figures in American military history. Now a spry ninety-four years old, Frank Sisson looks back at his life and his service in the Third Army. Born in rural Oklahoma, Frank grew up fatherless during the Great Depression. In 1944, at age eighteen, he enlisted and was deployed to France where he marched with Patton, taking part in many of the key Allied movements of the war. Frank fought in the Battle of the Bulge, nearly died crossing the Rhine with Patton, and was among the first American soldiers who liberated the notorious Dachau concentration camp. After the war, Frank continued to serve in the army as a military police inspector in Berlin. When he finally returned home, he attended college and built a career in business. Frank Sisson's remarkable reminiscences provide a fresh, unique look at Patton's leadership, the final year of World War II and its direct aftermath, and the experience of combat on the front lines. I Marched with Patton includes 25 black-and-white photographs.
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            ISBN 9780063028609
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Emergency in Malaya: Soldiers, Spies and Victory in the Dying Days of Empire, 1948-1960
             

            Emergency in Malaya: Soldiers, Spies and Victory in the Dying Days of Empire, 1948-1960 (Hardback)

            By Pearce, Martin

            • RRP: $64.99
            • $48.88
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            The story of the Malayan Emergency remains a relatively unknown yet fascinating part of twentieth-century history. It represents the last real military victory led by Britain in the dying years of the British Empire - and its political aspects still resonate in the world today. F...rom the inauspicious circumstances of 1948, when communist revolutionaries tried to leap into the vacuum left by the Japanese vacating Malaya at the end of the Second World War, and to overthrow the complacent vestiges of British colonial rule - the Emergency led to years of bloodshed, political uncertainty and turmoil in the stifling humidity of the Far Eastern jungles. What emerged, eventually, was a triumph for pragmatism, policing, secret intelligence and military prowess combining in what is often cited as an exemplar of how to wage war against guerrilla forces. Yet for all that the success has been hailed, allegations of torture and other war crimes by the British have tarnished the achievements in more recent accounts. Emergency tells this complex story in a readable, engaging style, and will set the conflict into the perspective of what came before and after, and also in the context of the other challenges facing a virtually bankrupt Britain. Drawing on archive material and the first-hand accounts of people who served in the Emergency, this is an accessible and comprehensive single-volume survey of this last great colonial war.
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            ISBN 9781787632042
            Released NZ 25 Feb 2021
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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