This major work covers the whole six-year global conflagration that shattered and then re-shaped the world. From the German blitzkrieg against Poland in September 1939, to the surrender of Japan following the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki almost exactly six years later. After a se... read more

The Second World War, the Complete Illustrated History

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 Military and Transport

This book, has been written by an eclectic group of French and New Zealand writers and researchers, which grew out of a successful conference held in Le Quesnoy in 2008. The First World War ended for the New Zealand Division some kilometers east of the old walled fortress town of Le Quesnoy in Northe... read more

The Great Adventure Ends: New Zealand and France on the Western Front

The long-awaited history book of the 3rd Battalion, Auckland (Countess of Ranfurly's Own) Northland and all of its predecessors is now available. It is the first detailed history of the 'Aucks' and the 'Norths' (also incorporating the Cadet Units) from the formation of the first militia units in the 1... read more

Auckland Infantry : The Story of the Auckland (Countess of Ranfurly’s Own) and North Auckland Regiments and of the Citizen Soldiers who served New Zealand
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Thirty years after the Falklands War 'Secret Millionaire' Tony Banks is still haunted by his experiences in the South Atlantic. As a member of the crack Parachute Regiment his unit was the first to land on the Falklands and he fought in the bloody... read more

Storming the Falklands: My War and After

John Douglas Publishing is delighted to be able to produce this work with kind permission from Manatu Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the 28 Maori Battalion Association. This is the official history of one of the gre... read more

28 (Maori) Battalion: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force

This is the definitive account of a mission thought to be an impossible one. A powerful depiction, an astounding tale of courage and bravery by men and women of both Britain and France - one which is graphic in its telling. This is the complete ... read more

The Cockleshell Heroes: The Final Witness
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This is an entertaining and enlightening social history of the world's most famous underground railway. Why is the Victoria Line so hot? What is an Electrical Multiple Unit? Is it really possible to ride from Kings Cross to Kings ... read more

Underground, Overground: A Passenger's History of the Tube

In 1942, Lieutenant-Commander Ian Fleming was personal assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence - the dynamic figure behind James Bond's fictional chief, 'M'. Here, Fleming had a brilliant idea: why not set up a unit... read more

Ian Fleming's Commandos: The Story of 30 Assault Unit in WWII

From the Phoney War of 1939 to the Battle of Britain in 1940, the pilots of Hornet Squadron learn their lessons the hard way. Hi-jinks are all very well on the ground, but once in a Hurricane's cockpit, the best killers keep their wits close. Newly promoted Commanding Office... read more

Piece of Cake (RAF Quartet #1)

In 1942, Lieutenant-Commander Ian Fleming was personal assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence - the dynamic figure behind James Bond's fictional chief, 'M'. Here, Fleming had a brilliant idea: why not set up a unit of... read more

Ian Fleming's Commandos : The Story of 30 Assault Unit in WWII

The New Zealand Division's campaign in France and Flanders was the birth of the modern New Zealand Army. At Armentieres, First Somme 1916, Messines and Th... read more

From the Uttermost Ends of the Earth: The New Zealand Division on the Western Front 1916-1918 : a History and Guide to Its Battlefields

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 Military and Transport

As Commander of the New Zealand troops in the Bamiyan Province of Afghanistan, Colonel Richard Hall gained a unique insight into the lives of Kiwi soldiers serving in a harsh climate amid daily threats, as well as into the lives of the locals.This is an important and fascinating view of New Zealand's role in Afghanistan.

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