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            SBS - Silent Warriors: The Authorised Wartime History
             

            SBS - Silent Warriors: The Authorised Wartime History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By David, Saul

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              8 Dec 21

            'A terrific book, written with all the gusto, thrills and heady excitement these SBS operations richly deserve. It really is one of the most enjoyable histories I've read in many a year' James Holland, Daily Telegraph

            ISBN 9780008394530
            Released NZ 8 Dec 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Hitler's American Gamble: Pearl Harbor and the German March to Global War

            Hitler's American Gamble: Pearl Harbor and the German March to Global War (Hardback)

            By Simms, Brendan; Laderman, Charlie

            • RRP: $55.00
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            This gripping book dramatizes the extraordinarily compressed and terrifying period between the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and Hitler's declaration of war on the United States. These five days transformed much of the world and have shaped our own experience ever sinc...e. Simms and Laderman's aim in the book is to show how this agonising period had no inevitability about it and that innumerable outcomes were possible. Key leaders around the world were taking decisions with often poor and confused information, under overwhelming pressure and knowing that they could be facing personal and national disaster. And yet, there were also long-standing assumptions that shaped these decisions, both consciously and unconsciously. Hitler's American Gamble is a superb work of history, both as an explanation for the course taken by the Second World War and as a study in statecraft and political choices.
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            ISBN 9780241423509
            Released NZ 2 Nov 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Queen Elizabeth II: An extraordinary lifetime, told in the words of those who were there
             

            Queen Elizabeth II: An extraordinary lifetime, told in the words of those who were there (Hardback)

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            An extraordinary lifetime, told through the words of others. This lavishly produced hardback, with over 30 lesser-known photos, paints a full, detailed and global portrait of a life lived in service.

            ISBN 9781912836932
            Publisher September Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Morris Cars 1948-1984: Pictorial History
             

            Morris Cars 1948-1984: Pictorial History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Newell, Ray

            • RRP: $45.00
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            A handy guidebook to all the Morris cars produced between 1948 and 1984. Morris had been a prominent marque, since it began production in 1913. Postwar Morris cars were exported around the world, and many were assembled in overseas plants. Although the last car was produced in 19...84, many Morris models retain an enthusiastic following today.
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            ISBN 9781787110557
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series A Pictorial History
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            Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore
              

            Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Broadbent, Harvey; Foreword by Cosgrove, Peter

            • RRP: $45.00
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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 Random House Australia
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Secret Royals: Spying and the Crown, from Victoria to Diana
             

            The Secret Royals: Spying and the Crown, from Victoria to Diana (Hardback, Main)

            By Aldrich, Richard; Cormac, Rory

            • RRP: $60.71
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            • Internationally sourced

            The full story of Britain's most secret partnership: the monarchy and their intelligence services.

            ISBN 9781786499127
            Publisher Atlantic Books
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Chance

            Chance (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rule, Andrew

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            All his life, award-winning journalist and author Andrew Rule has watched the heroes and villains of racing: dreamers and schemers, winners and losers, horses and riders. In Chance, he distils the daring, the desperation and danger of the track into a bravura account of some of A...ustralian racing's most famous and infamous moments, its celebrations and its secrets, the grittiness of the gambling life behind the glitz and glamour. With an ear for the colloquial, the humorous and the absurd, and an eye for physical bravery and financial folly, Rule shows how racing still defines part of the Australian character. Here are stories of those who set the odds and those who take them, of miraculous wins, 'plunges' planned more carefully than bank robberies, of tricky trainers, reckless jockeys and bold bookmaking dynasties. From the master farrier who fixes a lame horse's feet and lands a fortune, to the broke punter who turns loose change into the price of a house in a few crowded hours, to the tycoon who takes down the Waterhouses for a million bucks. Tough and tender and darkly funny, these stories transcend the gaming industry they call the sport of kings.
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            ISBN 9781760987718
            Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Nazi Wives: The Women at the Top of Hitler's Germany
             

            Nazi Wives: The Women at the Top of Hitler's Germany (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

            By Wyllie, James

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            The story of the leading Nazi wives and their experience of the rise and fall of Nazism, from its beginnings to its post-war twilight of denial and delusion.

            ISBN 9780750997508
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Queen's Platinum Celebration: 1952 - 2022
             

            The Queen's Platinum Celebration: 1952 - 2022 (Hardback)

            By Hoey, Brian

            • RRP: $27.99
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            • Pub Date
              2 Feb 22

            Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has carried out her role as Sovereign with flawless professionalism. Her demeanour has been perfect, and in the seventy years she has reigned she has epitomised all the hallmarks of an iconic sovereign beloved of her people. As Heir Presumptive, the... young Princess Elizabeth received special tuition in law and constitutional history to prepare her for her future role as Sovereign. When she succeeded her father, King George VI, on 6th February 1952, Elizabeth was only twenty-five years old. Married for just five years with two young children, her life changed irrevocably. The responsibilities of monarchy have taken precedence over all else, and the public duties invariably have first call on the Queen's time and energy. This book celebrates the highlights and challenges of the Queen's reign over the past seven decades: Includes stunning photos from her Accession and Coronation in 1952 Celebrates her marriage to Philip, the constant 'rock' by her side until his death in April 2021 Features the importance of her parents, her sister Margaret and her beloved children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren Explores the homes and locations that have a special place in her heart - Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Balmoral and Sandringham as well as The Royal Yacht Britannia Highlights the challenges faced during her reign including the fire at Windsor Castle, the divorce of Charles and Diana and Andrew and Fergie, as well as Harry's and Meghan's decision to move their family to America Focuses on the enduring contribution HM Queen Elizabeth has made to life in the UK and the Commonwealth as well as her reputation worldwide in celebration of her Platinum Jubilee
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            ISBN 9781841659398
            Released NZ 2 Feb 2022
            Publisher Pavilion Books
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            MI9: A History of the Secret Service for Escape and Evasion in World War Two
             

            MI9: A History of the Secret Service for Escape and Evasion in World War Two (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fry, Helen

            • RRP: $32.56
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            • Internationally sourced

            A thrilling history of MI9-the WWII organization that engineered the escape of Allied forces from behind enemy lines

            ISBN 9780300260939
            Publisher Yale University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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