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              Books in the The centenary collection series

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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 8-12 years
              Series The centenary collection
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              First Light: The Centenary Collection
                

              First Light: The Centenary Collection (EPUB ebook)

              By Wellum, Geoffrey

              Two months before the outbreak of the Second World War, eighteen-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF . . .Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into co...mbat almost immediately, Wellum finds himself flying several sorties a day, caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s. Over the coming months he and his fellow pilots play a crucial role in the Battle of Britain. But of the friends that take to the air alongside Wellum many never return.
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              ISBN 9780241984338
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              Language en
              Released NZ 17 May 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The centenary collection
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              Tornado Down: Original Edition
                

              Tornado Down: Original Edition (EPUB ebook)

              By Nichol, John; Peters, John

              RAF Flight lieutenants John Peters and John Nichol were shot down over enemy territory on their first airborne mission of the Gulf War. This book tells the story of their part in the war against Saddam Hussien's regime.

              ISBN 9780141937717
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              Language en
              Released NZ 31 Oct 2002
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The centenary collection
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              The Last Enemy: The Centenary Collection
                

              The Last Enemy: The Centenary Collection (Paperback)

              By Hillary, Richard

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              In 1918, the RAF was established as the world's first independent air force. To mark the 100th anniversary of its creation, Penguin are publishing the Centenary Collection, a series of six classic books highlighting the skill, heroism and esprit de corps that have characterised t...he Royal Air Force throughout its first century.The Last Enemy is Richard Hilary's extraordinary account of his experience as a Spitfire pilot in the Second World War. Hilary was shot down during the Battle of Britain, leading to months in hospital as part of Archibald McIndoe's 'Guinea Pig Club', undergoing pioneering plastic surgery to rebuild his face and hands. The Last Enemy was first published in 1942, just seven months before Hilary's untimely death in a second crash and has gone on to be hailed as one of the classic texts of World War II.
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              ISBN 9781405937504
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The centenary collection
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              Going Solo: The Centenary Collection
                

              Going Solo: The Centenary Collection (EPUB ebook)

              By Dahl, Roald

              In 1918, the RAF was established as the world's first independent air force. To mark the 100th anniversary of its creation, Penguin are publishing the Centenary Collection, a series of six classic books highlighting the skill, heroism esprit de corps that have characterised the R...oyal Air Force throughout its first century.'They didn't think for one moment that they would find anything but a burnt-out fuselage and a charred skeleton; and they were apparently astounded when they came upon my still-breathing body, lying in the sand near by.'In 1938 Roald Dahl was fresh out of school and bound for his first job in Africa, hoping to find adventure far from home. However, he got far more excitement than he bargained for when the outbreak of the Second World War led him to join the RAF. His account of his experiences in Africa, crashing a plane in the Western Desert, rescue and recovery from his horrific injuries in Alexandria, and many other daring deeds, recreates a world as bizarre and unnerving as any he wrote about in his fiction.
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              ISBN 9781405937542
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              Released NZ 17 May 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The centenary collection
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              Immediate Response: The Centenary Collection
                

              Immediate Response: The Centenary Collection (Paperback)

              By Hammond, Mark

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              In 1918, the RAF was established as the world's first independent air force. To mark the 100th anniversary of its creation, Penguin are publishing the Centenary Collection, a series of six classic books highlighting the skill, heroism esprit de corps that have characterised the R...oyal Air Force throughout its first century.The gripping true story of a Royal Marine helicopter pilot at war in Afghanistan. Major Mark Hammond was awarded the DFC, which ranks third after the VC, for remarkable feats in Afghanistan in his Chinook helicopter. Like the other Chinook pilots and crews, and the surgical teams who travelled with them, Major Hammond regularly put his own life in danger to save the lives of others. Three times on the night of 6 September 2006 he flew into hostile zones to pick up injured soldiers. During an attempt to land at the Para outpost in Musa Qala two rocket-propelled grenades passed within 10ft of his helicopter and four rounds hit it. He aborted the mission. On returning to Camp Bastion he found a new Chinook and made another trip, rescuing a soldier while still under heavy fire. Immediate Response is Major Mark Hammond's highly personal account of combat and provides readers with a vivid account of the brutal realities of war.
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              ISBN 9781405937597
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The centenary collection
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              Immediate Response: Original Edition
                

              Immediate Response: Original Edition (EPUB ebook)

              By Hammond, Mark

              Major Mark Hammond was awarded the DFC, which ranks third after the VC, for remarkable feats in Afghanistan in his Chinook helicopter. Three times on the night of 6 September 2006 he flew into hostile zones to pick up injured soldiers. This title presents an account of the combat... and provides readers with insights on the brutal realities of war.
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              ISBN 9780718155520
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              Language en
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2009
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The centenary collection
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              First Light: The Centenary Collection
               

              First Light: The Centenary Collection (Paperback)

              By Wellum, Geoffrey

              • Imp. $32.50
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              Two months before the outbreak of the Second World War, eighteen-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF . . .Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into co...mbat almost immediately, Wellum finds himself flying several sorties a day, caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s. Over the coming months he and his fellow pilots play a crucial role in the Battle of Britain. But of the friends that take to the air alongside Wellum many never return.
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              ISBN 9780241984345
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The centenary collection
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              The Last Enemy: The Centenary Collection
                

              The Last Enemy: The Centenary Collection (EPUB ebook)

              By Hillary, Richard

              In 1918, the RAF was established as the world's first independent air force. To mark the 100th anniversary of its creation, Penguin are publishing the Centenary Collection, a series of six classic books highlighting the skill, heroism and esprit de corps that have characterised t...he Royal Air Force throughout its first century.The Last Enemy is Richard Hillary's extraordinary account of his experience as a Spitfire pilot in the Second World War. Hillary was shot down during the Battle of Britain, leading to months in hospital as part of Archibald McIndoe's 'Guinea Pig Club', undergoing pioneering plastic surgery to rebuild his face and hands. The Last Enemy was first published in 1942, just seven months before Hilary's untimely death in a second crash and has gone on to be hailed as one of the classic texts of World War II.
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              ISBN 9781405937511
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              Language en
              Released NZ 17 May 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The centenary collection
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              Going Solo
                

              Going Solo (Paperback)

              By Dahl, Roald

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              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 9780241955796
              Released NZ 19 Mar 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series The centenary collection
              Availability
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