First published as Scars on the Heart and based on the Auckland Museum's permanent exhibition of the same name, this is a rich and fascinating account of the impact of war through the eyes of those involved, using photographs, paintings, letters... read more

Kiwis In Conflict: 200 Years of New Zealanders at War
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The 28th (Maori) Battalion was formed to embark with the second echelon in 1940. The Battalion had a distinguished fighting record, and the men were much respected and feared, making the Maori unit one of the best that this country has sent... read more

28 (Maori) Battalion: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force
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How We Saw The War will retell to a new generation of New Zealanders how their mothers and grandmothers learned where their loved ones were and what they were doing during World War II. It will republish newspaper stories from the time which re... read more

How We Saw the War: 1939-1945 Through New Zealand Eyes
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D-Day, the largest amphibious invasion in history, took place on 6 June 1944. The subsequent battle of Normandy involved over a million men, and helped seal the fate of The Third Reich. This is a graphic account of the planning and executi... read more

D-Day Remembered: From the Invasion to the Liberation of Paris
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Reading Level:General Adult

In 1940, Alan Moorehead was sent to cover the North Africa campaign by the Daily Express, and he followed its dramatic course all the way to 1943. The three books he subsequently wrote about the Desert War - later collected... read more

The Desert War : The Classic Trilogy on the North African Campaign 1940-1943
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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... read more

The Great Adventure Ends: New Zealand and France on the Western Front
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New Zealand's Vietnam War provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of New Zealand's involvement in the Vietnam War, one that will remain the standard reference work on the subject for decades. Its publication will c... read more

New Zealand's Vietnam War: A History of Combat, Commitment and Controversy
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Engines of War tells the dramatic story of how the railways revolutionized the nature of warfare, ushering in an age of industrialized conflict in which wars were fought on a previously unimaginable scale. From the moment of its first appe... read more

Engines of War: How Wars Were Won and Lost on the Railways
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Conventional histories of the Great War have tended to focus on the terrible attritional battles of Ypres, of Arras and of the Somme. What they do not tell us is what life was like for the ordinary soldier, what mattered to him, and how ... read more

Tommy's War: The Western Front in Soldiers' Words and Photographs
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This book marks the 75th anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Air Force. It traces the broad sweep of the air force from the early twentieth century to the first decade of the 21st, and extends beyond the romance of early military aviation and the drama of Wor... read more

Fighting Spirit: 75 years of the RNZAF
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Cast aside all thoughts of computer-age technology and its resources for entertainment and try to imagine Australian life back in the first decade of the 20th century. At that time the country was still enjoying its infancy as the world's youngest nation. This was a society i... read more

And the Band Played On
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This then is the story of Alfred (Bunty) Preece of the Chatham Islands, soldier, farmer, local body politician, kaumatua and tireless advocate for his people. His recollections of the Italian Campaign of World War Two and the effect of those two and a half years were but the beginning of a lifetime of dedication to the welfare of others.

Bunty Preece Soldier of the 28 (Maori) Battalion
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