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            Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography - The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller

            Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography - The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller (Hardback)

            By Moore, Captain Tom

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            Pre-order the extraordinary, heartwarming autobiography of Captain Tom Moore, the man who captured the nation's heart in lockdown. Captain Tom Moore is an inspiration. At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in early April this ninety-nine-year-old Second World War veteran came up... with a big idea: he'd walk laps of his garden to raise money for the NHS. Despite using a walking frame as well as recent treatment for cancer and a broken hip, he was determined to hit GBP1000 by his 100th birthday on 30th April. By the time the telegram from the Queen arrived, he'd raised over thirty million pounds. In this, his official autobiography, published in support of the creation of the Captain Tom Foundation, he tells us of his long and dramatic life. How his spirit was forged on the battlefields of Burma where victory was snatched from the jaws of defeat. How he fearlessly raced motorbikes competitively. How, in his nineties, he took off for the Himalayas and Everest, simply because he'd never been. And, finally, how this old soldier came to do his bit for the NHS, becoming the nation's hero in our darkest hour. A modest, decent, charming man with a can-do attitude and a twinkle in his eye, Captain Tom's story is that of a man whose insatiable curiosity and appetite for life have led him around so many unexpected corners - finding both adventure and joy. He only wanted to help other people - and yet he has inspired a nation to believe anything is possible by reminding us all it is never, ever too late.
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            ISBN 9780241486108
            Released NZ 17 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Willie Apiata VC pbk
              

            Willie Apiata VC pbk (Trade Paperback / Paperback, new edition softcover)

            By Little, Paul

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            Corporal Willie Apiata became the first New Zealander since the Second World War to be awarded the Commonwealth's highest military award for his actions with the NZ SAS in Afghanistan. From his early life in small town East Coast New Zealand to his actions in the deserts of Afgha...nistan, this is his story in his words. This book will not only establish the place of Corporal Apiata in New Zealand's history but will give an insight into the nature of a man who is truly a reluctant hero. While to most of us his actions seemed extraordinary and heroic, Corporal Apiata felt he was an ordinary Kiwi just 'doing his job'.
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            ISBN 9780143010944
            Published NZ 27 Aug 2012
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Railway Man: A Pow's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness
             

            The Railway Man: A Pow's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lomax, Eric

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            Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman.

            ISBN 9780393344073
            Released NZ 11 Apr 2014
            Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Movie Tie-In Editions
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            Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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            The War That Never Ended: New Zealand Veterans Remember Korea
              

            The War That Never Ended: New Zealand Veterans Remember Korea (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Desmond, Pip

            More than 6,000 New Zealanders served in the Korean War during the early 1950s. Many were volunteer members of Kayforce in search of adventure. Others sailed on the six navy frigates that plied Korean waters as part of the United Nations forces. Forty-five Kiwis lost their lives ...in this Cold War conflict that, decades later, remains unresolved. But the camaraderie among those who survived continues. Based on in-depth interviews, The War That Never Ended records the memories of 12 of those veterans - gunners, signallers, seamen, a mechanic, dispatch rider, dentist, engineer and official photographer. The men tell intimate and often surprising stories, from the rigours of manning 25-pounder guns to survival in bitter cold; from the horror of lifting mines to the delight of finding puha in the paddy fields. Honest, poignant and sometimes humorous, these unique accounts provide a fascinating snapshot of Kiwi involvement in what has been dubbed 'the forgotten war' - one in which peace has yet to be declared.
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            ISBN 9780143568483
            Published NZ 27 Feb 2013
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Behind the Enigma: The Authorised History of GCHQ, Britain's Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency

            Behind the Enigma: The Authorised History of GCHQ, Britain's Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ferris, John

            • RRP: $36.99
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            You know about MI5. You know about MI6. Now uncover the story behind Britain's most secretive intelligence agency in the first-ever authorised history of GCHQ. Coming October 2020.

            ISBN 9781526605474
            Released NZ 20 Oct 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Behind the Enigma: The Authorised History of GCHQ, Britain's Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency
             

            Behind the Enigma: The Authorised History of GCHQ, Britain's Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency (Hardback)

            By Ferris, John

            • RRP: $69.99
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            • Pub Date
              5 Jan 21

            You know about MI5. You know about MI6. Now uncover the story behind Britain's most secretive intelligence agency in the first-ever authorised history of GCHQ. Coming October 2020.

            ISBN 9781526605467
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Brothers in Arms: Real War. True Friends. Unlikely Heroes.

            Brothers in Arms: Real War. True Friends. Unlikely Heroes. (Paperback)

            By Jones, Geraint

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            The reality of war laid bare in this funny, furious and moving account of one man's tour of Helmand.

            ISBN 9781529000443
            Released NZ 9 Jun 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Availability
            23 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Grey Ghosts
               

            Grey Ghosts (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Challinor, Deborah

            • RRP: $38.00
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            We were known to the enemy as 'grey ghosts'. We could be here, and we could be there... The Grey Ghosts were New Zealand's Vietnam veterans. Their powerful story includes chilling accounts of death, injuries and emotional breakdown, along with the intense comradeship of soldierin...g, and a pervasive sense of humour that is uniquely our own. Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah Challinor interviewed 50 men who served in Vietnam, who speak out about 'fragging' (killing superior officers), the New Zealand Government's role in Agent Orange and chemical exposure, and their hostile reception when they returned. The result is compelling, reliving the Vietnam experience in vivid detail. First published in 1998, this updated edition includes new material on the subsequent handling of veteran's claims, and the reconciliation parade on Queen's Birthday weekend in 2008, when the men were finally welcomed home.
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            ISBN 9781869507718
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2009
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Ake Ake Kia Kaha E!: B Company 28th Maori Battalion 1939-1945
             

            Ake Ake Kia Kaha E!: B Company 28th Maori Battalion 1939-1945 (Hardback)

            By Gardiner, Wira

            • RRP: $49.99
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            History of B Company Maori Battalion 1939-1945

            ISBN 9781869539856
            Published NZ 28 Mar 2019
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Proud 6th: An Illustrated History of the 6th Australian Division 1939-1946
              

            The Proud 6th: An Illustrated History of the 6th Australian Division 1939-1946 (Hardback)

            By Johnston, Mark

            • RRP: $66.99
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            Through photographs and an authoritative text, this book tells the story of the 6th Australian Division.

            ISBN 9780521514118
            Released NZ 7 Nov 2008
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Australian Army History Series
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