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            The Bomber Mafia: A Story Set in War

            The Bomber Mafia: A Story Set in War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gladwell, Malcolm

            • RRP: $40.00
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            Most military thinkers in the years leading up to World War II saw the airplane as an afterthought. But a small band of idealistic strategists had a different view. This Bomber Mafia asked- What if precision bombing could, just by taking out critical choke points - industrial or ...transportation hubs - cripple the enemy and make war far less lethal? In The Bomber Mafia, Gladwell delves deep into questions of how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war.
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            ISBN 9780241535868
            Released NZ 11 May 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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            New Zealand Air Force Uniforms, Clothing , Badges and Personal Equipment 1923-1948
               

            New Zealand Air Force Uniforms, Clothing , Badges and Personal Equipment 1923-1948 (Card cover with Flap / Other)

            By O'Sullivan, Barry

            • RRP: $108.99
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            The air force is more that pilots, planes and the colour blue! This historical study of the New Zealand air forces through the medium of uniforms and equipment sheds new light on the incredible range of clothing and items used. The first quarter century of developing the air arm ...was a period of technical trial and experimentation.
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            ISBN 9780473571610
            Published NZ 1 May 2021
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
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            From the Ashes: A Gripping Post World War Two Historical Novel
              

            From the Ashes: A Gripping Post World War Two Historical Novel (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kummerow, Marion

            • RRP: $23.33
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            Escaping the Soviet oppression is easier said than done...

            ISBN 9783948865252
            Released NZ 27 Jul 2021
            Publisher Marion Kummerow
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Berlin Fractured
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            Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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            In the Skies
              

            In the Skies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kummerow, Marion

            • RRP: $28.99
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            Escaping the Soviet oppression is easier said than done...

            ISBN 9783948865146
            Released NZ 16 Aug 2020
            Publisher Marion Kummerow
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Berlin Fractured
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            Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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            Up in the Air

            Up in the Air (Paperback)

            By Deary, Terry; Illustrated by Brown, Martin

            • RRP: $16.99
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            Discover all the foul facts about the history of flight in this brand new Horrible Histories book. From the prisoners who were sent up on kites and the brave but foolish failures who jumped from a height on home-made wings to the first real successes. A seriously horrible histori...cal read with all the gore and more.
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            ISBN 9780702305856
            Released NZ 4 Mar 2021
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Horrible Histories
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            Day After Day
               

            Day After Day (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New ed.)

            By Lambert, Max

            • RRP: $44.99
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            From the mid-1930s to 1945, young New Zealanders in their hundreds trained as fighter pilots. Initially outnumbered, outgunned and effectively lambs to the slaughter, they were an intrepid part of Churchill's celebrated few, defending Britain and her allies.

            ISBN 9781869508449
            Published NZ 8 Apr 2011
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Availability
            Back Order Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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            Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front
             

            Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front (Paperback, Film tie-in edition)

            By Jennings Hegar, Mary

            • RRP: $27.99
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            On July 29, 2009, Air National Guard major Mary Jennings 'MJ' Hegar was shot down while on a Medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan. Despite being wounded, she continued to fight and saved the lives of her crew and their patients. But soon she would face a new battle: t...o give women who serve on the front lines the credit they deserve.
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            ISBN 9780008348304
            Released NZ 10 Sep 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Bluecoats Vol. 9: El Padre
             

            Bluecoats Vol. 9: El Padre (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cauvin, Raoul; Illustrated by Lambil, Willy

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Sent to scout the enemy, Blutch and Chesterfield are chased by a Confederate patrol and forced to cross the Rio Grande to safety. But that safety is relative: stuck between Apache bandits and Mexican outlaws, our two Bluecoats have no choice but to disguise themselves as civilian...s Blutch as a peasant, Chesterfield as a monk. But the nearby village is eagerly awaiting its new padre, and the villagers aren t fooled by the deception...
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            ISBN 9781849182867
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2016
            Publisher Cinebook Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Bluecoats
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            14 Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Echoes from Early Aviators: A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered

            Echoes from Early Aviators: A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered (Hardback)

            By Merriam, Frederick Warren

            • RRP: $69.99
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            • Temporarily out of stock

            Author was one of the UK s early aviation pioneers. As manager and chief instructor of the Bristol Flying School at Brooklands, he had many pupils who subsequently became famous

            ISBN 9781526726209
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2021
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Buccaneer
             

            The Buccaneer (Paperback)

            By Chorlton, Martyn

            • RRP: $51.99
            • $39.75
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            A lavishly illustrated tribute to the Blackburn Buccaneer, a truly great British piece of engineering.

            ISBN 9781445698106
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2021
            Publisher Amberley Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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