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            Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Brotherhood and Sacrifice

            Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Brotherhood and Sacrifice (Paperback, Main)

            By Makos, Adam

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            The new book from the author of A Higher Call (a Sunday Times top 5 bestseller) tells the overwhelming true story of the most incredible rescue mission you will ever read.

            ISBN 9781782395775
            Released NZ 27 Jul 2016
            Publisher Atlantic Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (1): Nationalist Forces
             

            The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (1): Nationalist Forces (EPUB ebook)

            By de Quesada, Alejandro; Illustrated by Walsh, Stephen

            The Spanish Civil War, 1936-39, was the curtain-raiser to World War II, and the major international event of the 1930s. Part of a two-part study, this title depicts the fighting men of the Nationalist forces that strove to take control of Spain alongside their German and Italian ...allies.
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            ISBN 9781782007845
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            Language en
            Released NZ 20 May 2014
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Men-at-arms
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            Going Solo
               

            Going Solo (EPUB ebook)

            By Dahl, Roald

            Gives an account of author's experiences in Africa, crashing a plane in the Western Desert, rescue and recovery from his horrific injuries in Alexandria, and many other daring deeds.

            ISBN 9780141965338
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            Language en
            Released NZ 2 Feb 2012
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series The centenary collection
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            Loan Credits 36
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            The F-14 Tomcat
             

            The F-14 Tomcat (Paperback)

            By Treadwell, Terry C.

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            With a wealth of illustrations, Terry Treadwell tells the story of this famous aircraft - The F-14 Tomcat.

            ISBN 9781445686394
            Released NZ 15 May 2019
            Publisher Amberley Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Kiwi Air Power: A history of the RNZAF to the end of the Cold War
              

            Kiwi Air Power: A history of the RNZAF to the end of the Cold War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wright, Matthew

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            "This is the story of New Zealand's military aviation from its modest beginnings in 1914 to the formation of the Royal New Zealand Air Force in 1936, the struggles of the Second World War and then the gyrations of the Cold War, wrapping up with the transition to the very differen...t post-Cold War world of the 1990s. It is a story of politics, of aircraft, and especially of people - of the everyday New Zealanders who fought the Second World War, who served with the RNZAF and the RAF, then and later; and who found strengths in themselves that, perhaps, they did not know they had"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9780908318261
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2019
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series New Zealand Military
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            School of Aces: The RAF Training School that Won the Battle of Britain
             

            School of Aces: The RAF Training School that Won the Battle of Britain (Hardback)

            By Goodrum, Alastair

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            This is the fascinating true story of RAF Sutton Bridge. Between 1926 and 1946, the base saw the development and implementation of a training system that turned inexperienced pilots into Top Guns. 525 graduates and staff fought with The Few to win the Battle of Britain.

            ISBN 9781445686172
            Released NZ 15 Jun 2019
            Publisher Amberley Publishing
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            The Battle of Britain: Book 2 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War

            The Battle of Britain: Book 2 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War (Hardback)

            By Holland, James; By (artist) Burns, Keith

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            Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Battle of Britain is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of the most famous aerial battle in history. Historian, author and broadcaster James Holland draws on the latest research and interviews with participants to bring col...our, detail and a fresh perspective to the story. Inside, you'll discover how tactics, organisation and new technologies were brought to bear, about the different challenges faced by both the RAF and the Luftwaffe, and, above all, the skill, bravery and endurance of the airmen engaged in a contest that was of critical importance to the outcome of the war. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture. Other books currently available in the Ladybird Expert series include: * Climate Change * Quantum Mechanics * Evolution * Shackleton For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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            ISBN 9780718186296
            Released NZ 18 Sep 2017
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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            French Eagles, Soviet Heroes

            French Eagles, Soviet Heroes (Paperback, New title)

            By Clarke, John D.

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            In 1942, General de Gaulle agreed to send French pilots to fight alongside the Red Air Force against the Germans on the Eastern Front. The group became the most highly decorated fighter unit ever to fly for France, and the second highest scoring fighter air group of the Soviet Ai...r Force.
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            ISBN 9780750940740
            Released NZ 23 Jun 2005
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Assessment to Enhance Air Force and Department of Defense Prototyping for the New Defense Strategy: A Workshop Summary

            Assessment to Enhance Air Force and Department of Defense Prototyping for the New Defense Strategy: A Workshop Summary (Paperback)

            By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Force Studies Board, Air; Planning Committee for a Workshop on Assessment to Enhance Air Force and Department of Defense Prototyping for the New Defense Strategy; Edited by Haller, Norman M.

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            Presents the summary of a workshop convened by the Air Force Studies Board of the National Academies' National Research Council in September 2013 to enhance Air Force and Department of Defense (DoD) prototyping for the new defense strategy.

            ISBN 9780309296779
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2013
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            Examination of the U.S. Air Force's Aircraft Sustainment Needs in the Future and Its Strategy to Meet Those Needs

            Examination of the U.S. Air Force's Aircraft Sustainment Needs in the Future and Its Strategy to Meet Those Needs (Paperback)

            By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Force Studies Board, Air; Committee on Examination of the U.S. Air Force's Aircraft Sustainment Needs in the Future and Its Strategy to Meet Those Needs

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            The ability of the United States Air Force (USAF) to keep its aircraft operating at an acceptable operational tempo, in wartime and in peacetime, has been important to the Air Force since its inception. This is a much larger issue for the Air Force today, having effectively been ...at war for 20 years, with its aircraft becoming increasingly more expensive to operate and maintain and with military budgets certain to further decrease. The enormously complex Air Force weapon system sustainment enterprise is currently constrained on many sides by laws, policies, regulations and procedures, relationships, and organizational issues emanating from Congress, the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Air Force itself. Against the back-drop of these stark realities, the Air Force requested the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies, under the auspices of the Air Force Studies Board to conduct an in-depth assessment of current and future Air Force weapon system sustainment initiatives and recommended future courses of action for consideration by the Air Force.
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            ISBN 9780309215206
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2011
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age General Audience
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