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


 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


 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

Definitive account of three key NZ battles of the Western Front, WWI. This significant volume represents the culmination of over seven years' writing and research by esteemed military historian Glyn Harper. The book includes the revision and reissuing o... read more

Dark Journey : Three Key NZ Battles

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


 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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Reading Level:very good

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