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            The Spitfire Kids: The generation who built, supported and flew Britain's most beloved fighter
             

            The Spitfire Kids: The generation who built, supported and flew Britain's most beloved fighter (Hardback)

            By Cross, Alasdair; Worldwide, Bbc

            • RRP: $60.00
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            • Pub Date
              10 Aug 21

            A bestselling BBC Radio 4 ten-part series and podcast that celebrates the men and women who built and flew the Second World War's most famous fighter plane - the Spitfire.

            ISBN 9781472281968
            Released NZ 10 Aug 2021
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Going with the Boys: Six Extraordinary Women Writing from the Front Line
             

            Going with the Boys: Six Extraordinary Women Writing from the Front Line (Hardback)

            By Mackrell, Judith

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              10 Aug 21

            The gripping story of six pioneerng women war correspondents from the acclaimed and bestselling author of Flappers and The Unfinished Palazzo.

            ISBN 9781509882939
            Released NZ 10 Aug 2021
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Facing The Mountain: The Forgotten Heroes of World War II
             

            Facing The Mountain: The Forgotten Heroes of World War II (Hardback)

            By Brown, Daniel James

            • RRP: $50.00
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            • Pub Date
              3 Aug 21

            From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat comes the gripping untold story of one of the most heroic units that fought in World War II On December 7th 1941, the Japanese Navy bombed Pearl Harbor. For many Americans, the surprise attack was a call to arm...s - but for the soldier sons of Japanese-American immigrant parents, it brought prejudice and scrutiny over where their loyalties lay. In Facing the Mountain, Daniel James Brown tells the unforgettable story of the Japanese-American men who volunteered for the US Army's 442nd Regimental Combat Team and displayed incredible courage on the brutal battlefields of Europe. Achieving the impossible in often near-suicidal missions, including rescuing a 'lost battalion' surrounded by Nazis in the French mountains, the 442nd went on to become one of the most decorated units in US history. Yet at the same time, their parents were put in camps and stripped of their livelihoods, and an equally brave battle was being fought in the courtroom back home. A cinematic tour de force, Facing the Mountain puts a real-life band of brothers in the history books where they belong and reminds us that victory is rarely as simple as we think.
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            ISBN 9780241356586
            Released NZ 3 Aug 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Bohemians: The Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance Against the Nazis
              

            The Bohemians: The Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance Against the Nazis (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ohler, Norman

            • RRP: $36.99
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            • Pub Date
              13 Jul 21

            A story of love, incredible bravery and self-sacrifice . . . brilliantly told. --Antony Beevor, New York Times best-selling author of The Fall of Berlin 1945, The Second World War, and D-Day A taut, absorbing tale of anti-Nazi resistance. --Kirkus Reviews

            ISBN 9780358508625
            Released NZ 13 Jul 2021
            Publisher Mariner Books
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            Between Five Eyes: 50 Years of Intelligence Sharing
             

            Between Five Eyes: 50 Years of Intelligence Sharing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wells, Anthony R.

            • RRP: $35.00
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            UK-US intelligence and the wider Five Eyes community of Canada, Australia and New Zealand is primarily about one main thing, relationships. In this remarkable book, Anthony Wells charts fifty years of change, turmoil, intense challenges, successes and failures, and never-ending a...biding UK-US and Five Eyes relationships. He traces the development of institutions that he firmly believes have sustained and indeed may have saved the free world, Western democracies and their allies from those ill disposed to the value system and culture of our nations. More than a chronology of the UK-US intelligence community during this fifty-year period, it is also a personal insight into key relationships and how the abiding strength of the US and the UK and its Five Eyes allies relationships. The author has relied on his own extensive unclassified collection of papers, personal notes, diaries, as well as his family library for source material to create this book.
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            ISBN 9781922387806
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher BIG SKY PUBLISHING
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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: $42.99
            • $35.08
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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
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            The Battle of the Bismarck Sea
             

            The Battle of the Bismarck Sea (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Veitch, Michael

            • RRP: $37.99
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            • Pub Date
              28 Jul 21

            In the thick of World War II, during the first week of March 1943, Japan made a final, desperate lunge for control of the South West Pacific. In the ensuing Battle of the Bismarck Sea, a force of land-based Australian and American planes attacked a massive convoy of Japanese wars...hips. The odds were against them. But a devastating victory was won and Japan's hopes of regaining the initiative in New Guinea destroyed. More importantly for Australians, the victory decisively removed any possibility that Australia might be invaded by Japanese forces. It was, for us, one of the most significant times in our history - a week when our future was profoundly in the balance. Bestselling author Michael Veitch tells the riveting story of this crucial moment in history - how the bravery of young men and experienced fighters, renegades and rule-followers, overcame some of the darkest days of World War II.
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            ISBN 9780733645891
            Published NZ 28 Jul 2021
            Publisher Hachette
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            War Child: Survival. Betrayal. Secrets

            War Child: Survival. Betrayal. Secrets (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Janic, Annette; McCullagh, Catherine

            • RRP: $35.00
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            Leni is an illegitimate child born in pre-World War II Germany in a small town steeped in superstition. Spurned by her Catholic grandfather and living in poverty, Leni joins the Hitler Youth before leaving school at fourteen to support her mother and younger brothers. With no-one... to protect her, a sadistic employer forces her to submit to secret systematic rape or face having her mother interned. Leni quickly learns to stay silent and keep her secret. As the war grinds to an agonising climax, Leni's family flees the advance of the Red Army. Surviving on her wits, she is transformed from a meek, cowed girl to protector of her family. In the post-war chaos she falls pregnant to her boyfriend and the little family finally escapes the devastated continent with migration to Australia under the International Refugee Organisation program. Now isolated in an alien land, they endure the hardships of the Bonegilla Migrant Hostel and face the enormous task of beginning a new life. But Leni's secrets remain and a stunning deathbed revelation sends her daughter, Annette, on a complex search that crosses three continents in a bid to unravel the web of intrigue that protects her mother's ultimate secret. War Child reveals one woman's enormous courage and desperation to protect those she loved most ... right until the final, extraordinary moment of her life.
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            ISBN 9781922488077
            Published NZ 5 May 2021
            Publisher BIG SKY PUBLISHING
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            A Long Petal of the Sea: The Sunday Times Bestseller

            A Long Petal of the Sea: The Sunday Times Bestseller (Paperback)

            By Allende, Isabel

            • RRP: $22.99
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            The Sunday Times bestseller 'One of the strongest and most affecting works in Allende's long career' New York Times Book Review 'A defiantly warm and funny novel, by somebody who has earned the right to argue that love and optimism can survive whatever history might throw at us' ...Daily Telegraph September 3, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever changed. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile. When opportunity to seek refuge arises, they board a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to Chile, the promised 'long petal of sea and wine and snow'. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction that soars from the Spanish Civil War to the rise and fall of Pinochet, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers. 'An epic that starts in 1939 and spans decades and continents . . . A masterful work of historical fiction about hope, exile and belonging, and one that sheds light on the way we live now' Independent.co.uk 'Full of ambition and humanity' Sunday Times 'Allende knows that all stories are love stories, and the greatest love stories are told by time' Colum McCann 'Allende's style is impressively Olympian and the payoff is remarkable' Guardian 'Epic in scope, yet intimate in execution' i
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            ISBN 9781526615947
            Released NZ 4 May 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series High/Low
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            The Broken House: Growing up under Hitler
             

            The Broken House: Growing up under Hitler (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kruger, Horst; Translated by Whiteside, Shaun

            • RRP: $37.00
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            • Pub Date
              23 Jun 21

            In 1965 the German journalist Horst Kruger attended the Auschwitz trial in Frankfurt, where 22 former camp guards were put on trial for the systematic murder of over 1 million men, women and children.

            ISBN 9781847926357
            Released NZ 23 Jun 2021
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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