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

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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

'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

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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 Military and Transport

Reading Level:very good

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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 Military and Transport

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

We Had One of Those Too! celebrates even more motoring memories from New Zealand┬┐s golden age of motoring. Filled with a beautifully illustrated collection of cars, from the 1950s through to the 1970s, that Kiwis loved and drove during that period, this bo... read more

We Had One of Those Too! More of the cars we drove during New Zealand's motoring heyday, 1950-1970

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 Military and Transport

Reading Level:New

Fighters and Bombers follows on from Gavin Conroy's earlier book Precious Metal. Where the first book focused on WWII fighter planes that were either restored or based in New Zealand, Fighters and Bombers contains WWII bombers and includes other aircraft photographe... read more

Fighters and Bombers
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Tough, highly adaptable and efficient, the Parachute Regiment has established itself as one of the finest fighting forces in the world. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of its founding, renowned historian Max Arthur h... read more

The Paras - From the Falklands to Afghanistan in Their Own Words

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 Military and Transport

From the day he was born into a racing family on February 16, 1979, Rossi was destined for racing greatness. Rossi started his international racing career in 1996, riding for Aprilia in the 125cc class, and won his first World Championship the following ... read more

Valentino Rossi: Life of a Legend

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 Military and Transport

Reading Level:General Adult

The golden age of ocean liners is inextricably linked with the key decorative trends of the 20th century Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism. This lavish visual feast explores the technical, aesthetic, cultural, and political factors that came toget... read more

Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed and Style

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 Military and Transport

When Jack Pryce sailed to war in 1915 with the Otago Infantry Battalion he was restless, wanting to "make good" of his life. Experiencing the carnage of Gallipoli and Passchendaele and other epic battles on the Western Front, he rose through the ranks to gain his commissi... read more

Jack's Journey