In the hours before dawn on June 6, 1944, an unprecedented assemblage of men, weapons, and machines swung into action. The long-awaited, highly secret D-Day invasion had begun. By the end of the day, the mission to liberate Europe had made its most cr... read more

D-Day and Normandy - A Visual History

Wars are fought by armies. But they are supported by documents--countless documents--from the first declaration to the final truce. The War on Paper shows just how revealing that rarely considered aspect of warfare can be, ... read more

The War on Paper - 20 Documents That Defined the Second World War

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 Military and Transport

On July 1, 1916, some eighteen British and French divisions on both sides of the River Somme moved against German General Fritz Von Below's Second Army. By the time the fighting in the region finally ended on November 18, 141 days later, the British a... read more

Epitaphs of the Great War - The Somme

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 Military and Transport

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Epitaphs of the Great War: Passchendaele collects the headstone inscriptions from the graves of those killed during the Third Battle of Ypres--Passchendaele. Limited by the Imperial War Graves Commission to sixty-six characters, these inscriptions... read more

Epitaphs of the Great War : Passchendaele
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'Disaster man' Lloyd Homer photographed events such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and landslides arounf New Zealand for over 35 years. This book features a selection of spectacular colour aerial photohraphs, including high-altitude panoramas, from the GNS Science image ... read more

Flying High

Journeys Hazardous tells a young officer's tale of "Claret" operations in the undeclared war between Britain and Indonesia in the mid-1960s. These clandestine operations, launched deep in Indonesia, were officially denied, but... read more

Journeys Hazardous - Gurkha Clandestine Operations Borneo 1965

This major publication about Maori participation in the First World War is written by NZ's leading Maori military historian Dr Monty Soutar, author of the award-winning Nga Tama Toa C Company, Maori Battalion. A fascinating look at the ... read more

Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori in the First World War
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This collection of stories profiling one hundred beautiful vehicles (and their owners) is the ultimate gift book for car lovers. New York Times best-selling author and popular Wall Street Journal "My Ride" columnist A.J. Baime selects the one hundred c... read more

100 Dream Cars - The Best of My Ride

Sir Ranulph Fiennes is rightly celebrated across the globe for his many extraordinary achievements in polar exploration. What many do not know is prior to undertaking a career surviving whatever the elements can t... read more

The Elite: The Story of Special Forces - From Ancient Sparta to the Gulf War

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 Military and Transport

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The Sunday Times #1 Bestseller The great airborne battle for the bridges in 1944 by Britain's Number One bestselling historian and author of the classic Stalingrad 'Our greatest chronicler of the Second World War . . . his fans will love it' - Robe... read more

Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

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Major Craig Wilson is a decorated former SAS member, and has been in more combat zones than any other Kiwi soldier. He was the commanding officer of Bravo Company, which lost 2 soldiers when they went to the aid Afghan police at Baghek in August 2012. Craig was left injured, ... read more

Bravo Kiwi

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 Military and Transport

A comprehensive biography of General Sir Alexander Godley, presenting for the first time a fair and balanced look at his time as commander of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) and II ANZAC Corps during World War I. While Godley is generally remembered as being a poor fie... read more

Godley