The day after D-Day, the most momentous day of the Second World War, Frank Holland was an RAF pilot whose Typhoon aircraft had just been hit by German anti-aircraft fire during a low flying attack on a marshaling yard in Normandy. He managed t... read more

D-Day Plus One: Shot Down and on the Run in France
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This history has been written using the diaries, letters, photographs and personal reminiscences of 488 Squadron, who were based just outside Singapore City and valiantly kept planes in the air against Japanese attacks until just before the city was overwhelmed.

Last Stand in Singapore: The Story of 488 Squadron RNZAF
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The Pathfinders were the corps d'elite of Bomber Command, the command that had been leading the fight back against Germany even before the fall of France in 1940. Formed in July 1942, the Pathfinder force was tasked with... read more

Master Bombers: The Experiences of a Pathfinder Squadron at War, 1942-1945
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"When the Comics Went to War" is an expansive, authoritative history of the British war comic book genre, from the first publications to appear in the 1880s to the last new titles to appear in the 1990s. Featuring a wealth of material sourced from the original war ... read more

When the Comics Went to War
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HMS Ark Royal was the most powerful warship the Royal Navy had ever put to sea. 50,000 tons of British Sovereign Territory - a floating airfield that was home to 2700 men, a stockpile of nuclear weapons, and the most modern, capable air force in Europe. But by the early seven... read more

Phoenix Squadron
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The New Zealand Wars of the 1840s and 1860s, other nineteenth-century military encounters, the South African War, the First and Second World Wars, Korea, Malaya, Vietnam, the Gulf War, modern-day peacekeeping ...The Penguin Book of New Zealanders at W... read more

The Penguin Book of New Zealanders at War
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The harbour forts of New Zealand occupy some of the grandest real estate in the country, yet little is known of the blood, sweat and tears that went into their construction. Highly illustrated with archival photos, maps and... read more

In Defence of Our Land: A Tour of New Zealand's Historic Harbour Forts
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On the night of 22/23rd April 1944 Tom Wingham was the bomb aimer in the crew of a 76 Squadron Halifax shot down while on the way to bomb Dusseldorf. Coming to in a tangle of parachute and harness straps he realised the precariousness of his situa... read more

Halifax Down!: On the Run from the Gestapo, 1944
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The mysterious world of elite combat units blown wide open�������¢�������������&Aci... read more

Fight to Win: Deadly Skills of the Elite Forces
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Hurricanes over Singapore is the companion volume to the successful Buffaloes over Singapore published in 2003. It continues the story of the RAFÃ�¢Ã�Â�Ã... read more

Hurricanes Over Singapore: RAF, RNZAF and NEI Fighters in Action Against the Japanese Over the Island and the Netherlands East Indies, 1942
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'It's the end of the 1916 winter and the conditions are almost unbelievable. We live in a world of Somme mud. We sleep in it, work in it, fight in it, wade in it and many of us die in it. We see it, feel it, eat it and curse it, but we can't escape it, not even by dying...' Edward L... read more

Somme Mud
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NZSAS: The First Fifty Years is the first and only official history of New Zealand's elite Special Forces, the New Zealand Special Air Service (NZSAS). From their first ever engagements in the jungles of Malaya in 1956, through to the Vietnam War and on to modern c... read more

NZSAS: The First Fifty Years
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