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            Fighter Heroes of WWI: The Untold Story of the Brave and Daring Pioneer Airmen of the Great War
              

            Fighter Heroes of WWI: The Untold Story of the Brave and Daring Pioneer Airmen of the Great War (Paperback, edition)

            By Levine, Joshua

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            The untold story of the first heroes of the air

            ISBN 9780007274949
            Released NZ 7 Jul 2009
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore
              

            Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Broadbent, Harvey; Foreword by Cosgrove, Peter

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            This book seeks to convey the story of Gallipoli to Australians of all ages. On 25 April, 1915, Allied troops stormed the cliffs of Gallipoli. Twenty-eight thousand Australians were killed and wounded in the bloody, eight-month campaign. Gallipoli is now regarded as a defining ep...isode in Australian history.
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            ISBN 9780143011330
            Published NZ 30 Mar 2009
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Great War to Great Escape: The Two Wars of Flight Lieutenant Bernard 'Pop' Green Mc
             

            Great War to Great Escape: The Two Wars of Flight Lieutenant Bernard 'Pop' Green Mc (Hardback)

            By Green, Laurence

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            Laurence Green has pieced together the story of his grandfather, Bernard Green, who survived both the First and Second World War. In WWI, he endured the trenches, suffering serious injury and earning the Military Cross. In WWII, he flew a Hampden bomber and managed to escape from... Stalag Luft III as part of the 'Great Escape' in March 1944.
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            ISBN 9780956269638
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2015
            Publisher South Pacific Books Ltd
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            ANZAC
             

            ANZAC (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pelvin, Richard

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            This beautifully illustrated book is a moving pictorial record of World War I as experienced by the Anzacs, the soldiers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. Over 500 rarely seen photos, historic maps, letters and diaries from the Australian War Memorial archives, as wel...l as detailed captions and illustrated timelines bring to life the Anzac story as experienced by the ordinary soldier. Additional perspectives are gained from official war historian Charles Bean, journalist Keith Murdoch, commanding officer at Gallipoli Lt, General Sir William Birdwood and Prime Minister William Hughes. Anzac conveys not only the horrors of war and the hardships experienced by the Anzacs, but also the dignity, bravery, valour and humanity they came to embody.
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            ISBN 9781740666244
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2008
            Publisher Hardie Grant Books
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            ANZAC: An Illustrated History 1914-1918
             

            ANZAC: An Illustrated History 1914-1918 (Hardback, New edition)

            By Pelvin, Richard

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            Released to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War this powerful visual account of Australian soldiers fighting in the First World War, featuring rare archive photography from the Australian War Memorial. Over 500 rarely seen photographs, historic maps, letters,... and diary entriesbring the story of the First World War to life, including the devastating Gallipoli campaign. An intimate portrayal of the very human side of battle, it conveys not only the horrors of war and the hardships the Anzacs suffered, but also the dignity, bravery, valour and humanity they came to embody.
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            ISBN 9781742707532
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2014
            Publisher Hardie Grant Books
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            The Secrets of the Anzacs: The untold story of venereal disease in the Australian army, 1914-1919

            The Secrets of the Anzacs: The untold story of venereal disease in the Australian army, 1914-1919 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dunbar, Raden

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            Here is a truly astonishing statistic: during World War I, about 60,000 soldiers in the Australian Imperial Force were treated by army doctors in Egypt, Europe, and Australia for venereal diseases - almost the same number of diggers who were killed during the war. This silent, se...cret scourge took hold in Cairo in 1914, and continued until 1919 when survivors of the war waited in Europe to be repatriated. Nobody wanted to know about it, at first - and the general public back home was, of course, kept in the dark. Moralistic commanders in Egypt ordered strict punishments for men with VD, and the young victims were sent back to Australia in disgrace, most of them inventing amazing excuses for their inexplicable return. Many of them re-enlisted, but some felt they had to change their names to do so. Medical officers couldn't afford to be puritanical, though. They tried to prevent the diseases, as well to cure them with toxic drugs in army VD hospitals in Cairo, England, and at Langwarrin near Melbourne. Eventually, even the army had to face facts, and, after the AIF arrived in Europe in 1916, commanders ordered that huge quantities of prophylactics be distributed, and that safe-sex education be given as well. The Secrets of the Anzacs reveals all these secrets, and more. But perhaps the most remarkable revelation it contains is that many of the re-enlisted men went on to perform deeds of battlefield bravery - even, in one case, to the extent of being awarded a Victoria Cross under a false name. This fascinating book also contains numerous original photographs, artworks, and documents, most of which have never been published before.
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            ISBN 9781925106169
            Published NZ 22 Oct 2014
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Maori in the Great War
              

            Maori in the Great War (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Cowan, James

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            This book is about Maori soldiers in the Great War who served in Gallipoli, France and Belgium. Contains a detailed nominal roll.

            ISBN 9781877427343
            Published NZ 17 Apr 2011
            Publisher Willson Scott Publishing
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Bunty Preece: Soldier of the 28 (Maori) Battalion
              

            Bunty Preece: Soldier of the 28 (Maori) Battalion (Hardback)

            By O'Connor, Tom

            The story of Alfred (Bunty) Preece of the Chatham Islands (Moriori, Kai Tahu), soldier, farmer, local body politician, kaumatua and advocate for his people. Includes his recollections of the Italian Campaign of World War Two while serving with the D Company 28 (Maori) Battalion. ...Includes a full nominal roll of members of D Company.
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            ISBN 9780987666543
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2012
            Publisher John Douglas Publishing
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            War is Over

            War is Over (Paperback)

            By Almond, David; Illustrated by Litchfield, David

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            From the bestselling, award-winning author of SKELLIG comes a vivid and moving story, beautifully illustrated, written to commemorate the hundred-year anniversary of the end of the First World War.

            ISBN 9781444940312
            Released NZ 29 Oct 2019
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Women to the Front

            Women to the Front (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sheard, Heather; Lee, Ruth

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            At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many of them were eager to contribute their skills and expertise to the war effort. For the military establishment, however, the notion of women doctors serving on the battlefield... was unthinkable. Undaunted, at least twenty-four Australian women doctors ignored official military policy and headed to the frontlines. This book explores the stories of the Australian women who served as surgeons, pathologists, anaesthetists and medical officers between 1914 and 1919. Despite saving hundreds of lives, their experiences are almost totally absent from official military records, both in Australia and Great Britain, and their achievements have remained invisible for over a century. Until now.Heather Sheard and Ruth Lee have compiled a fascinating and meticulously researched account of the Great War, seen through the eyes of these women and their essential work. From the Eastern to the Western Fronts, to Malta, and to London, we bear witness to the terrible conditions, the horrific injuries, the constant danger, and above all, the skill and courage displayed by this group of remarkable Australians. Women to the Front is a war story unlike any other.
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            ISBN 9780143794707
            Published NZ 2 Apr 2019
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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