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            The General and the Nightingale: Dan Davin's War Stories
             

            The General and the Nightingale: Dan Davin's War Stories (Hardback)

            By Davin, Dan; Edited by Wilson, Janet

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            Dan Davin was the author of the only substantial body of war fiction written by a New Zealand soldier during any of the wars of the 20th century in which the nation was engaged. The General and the Nightingale brings together Davin's 20 war stories, some drawn from his war diarie...s and loosely based on his experiences as 'a wartime scholar-soldier'.
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            ISBN 9781988531823
            Published NZ 30 Jan 2020
            Publisher Otago University Press
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            A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism

            A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Moorehead, Caroline

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            Between 1943 and 1945, as the Allies fought their way north against the German invaders and Mussolini's rump Fascist state, thousands of men and women throughout occupied Italy rose up and fought to liberate their country from the German invaders and their Fascist collaborators.

            ISBN 9781784741419
            Released NZ 19 Nov 2019
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz

            The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Macadam, Heather Dune; Moorehead, Caroline

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            The untold story of the 999 young, unmarried Jewish women who were tricked into boarding a train in Poprad, Slovakia on March 25, 1942 that became the first official transport to Auschwitz.

            ISBN 9781529329322
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            A Delayed Life: The true story of the Librarian of Auschwitz

            A Delayed Life: The true story of the Librarian of Auschwitz (Paperback)

            By Kraus, Dita

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            The powerful, heart-breaking memoir of Dita Kraus, THE LIBRARIAN OF AUSCHWITZDita Kraus was born in Prague in 1929 - in her powerful new memoir she writes about her childhood before the war and then during the Nazi-occupation that saw her and her family sent to the Jewish ghetto ...at Terezin and from there to Auschwitz and then Bergen-Belsen.
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            ISBN 9781529106053
            Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Revolutionised the War

            A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Revolutionised the War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Parkin, Simon

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            'Find out what is happening in the Atlantic, find ways of getting the convoys through, and sink the U-boats!' Prime Minster, Winston Churchill

            ISBN 9781529353044
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains
             

            When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains (Trade Paperback / Paperback, ANZ Only)

            By Neumann, Ariana

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            • Pub Date
              1 Mar 20

            'It's not always a grim story. Alongside anger and despair there is love and hope. But the message is stark. This is the way bullies work. When Time Stopped is more than just history. It's a warning.' Michael Palin In this remarkably moving memoir Ariana Neumann dives into the se...crets of her father's past: years spent hiding in plain sight in wartorn Berlin, the annihilation of dozens of family members in the Holocaust, and the courageous choice to build anew. In 1941, the first Neumann family member was taken by the Nazis, arrested in German-occupied Czechoslovakia for bathing in a stretch of river forbidden to Jews. He was transported to Auschwitz. Eighteen days later his prisoner number was entered into the morgue book. Of thirty-four Neumann family members, twenty-five were murdered by the Nazis. One of the survivors was Hans Neumann, who, to escape the German death net, travelled to Berlin and hid in plain sight under the Gestapo's eyes. What Hans experienced was so unspeakable that, when he built an industrial empire in Venezuela, he couldn't bring himself to talk about it. All his daughter Ariana knew was that something terrible had happened. When Hans died, he left Ariana a small box filled with letters, diary entries and other memorabilia. Ten years later Ariana finally summoned the courage to have the letters translated and she began reading. What she discovered launched her on a worldwide search that would deliver indelible portraits of a family loving, finding meaning, and trying to survive amid the worst that can be imagined. When Time Stopped is an unputdownable detective story and an epic family memoir, spanning nearly ninety years and crossing oceans. Neumann brings each relative to vivid life. In uncovering her father's story after all these years, she discovers nuance and depth to her own history and liberates poignant and thought-provoking truths about the threads of humanity that connect us all.
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            ISBN 9781471192937
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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            Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

            Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hastings, Max

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            A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings.

            ISBN 9780008280536
            Released NZ 2 Sep 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Fire and Fury: The Allied Bombing of Germany and Japan
             

            Fire and Fury: The Allied Bombing of Germany and Japan (Paperback, Main)

            By Hansen, Randall

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            During World War II, Allied bombing obliterated every major German and Japanese city. Based on extensive archival sources, interviews with bombing survivors, airmen, and published first-hand accounts, the book looks at the bombing campaign from an avowedly human perspective - All...ied, German and Japanese.
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            ISBN 9780571288687
            Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Faber and Faber
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            The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz

            The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz (Hardback)

            By Macadam, Heather Dune; Moorehead, Caroline

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            The untold story of the 999 young, unmarried Jewish women who were tricked into boarding a train in Poprad, Slovakia on March 25, 1942 that became the first official transport to Auschwitz.

            ISBN 9781529329315
            Released NZ 23 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            Franci's War
             

            Franci's War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Epstein, Franci

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            • Pub Date
              31 Mar 20

            In the summer of 1942, twenty-two year-old Franci Rabinek Epstein arrived at Terezin, a concentration camp and ghetto forty miles north of her home in Prague. It would be the beginning of her six-year journey through several camps during the Second World War, from Terezin to Ausc...hwitz-Birkenau, to forced labor in Hamburg and finally Bergen-Belsen. After the camp's liberation by the British in April 1945, she returned to Prague, a survivor. Franci was known in her group as the Prague seamstress. Hers is a story of ingenuity and endurance- she pretended to be an electrican to escape the Auschwitz selection, secretly fighting for the survival of her fellow inmates. Franci also gives voice to the darker side of women in war - rape and prostitiution - offering an insight into the resilience of people in an unknowable situation.
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            ISBN 9780241441107
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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