In September 1944, having sped through France and Belgium, Montgomery sought to race into Germany and to end the war by Christmas. It wasn't, of course, that simple. Operation Market Garden would drop Allied troops into The Netherlands, held by Nazi ... read more

Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944
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The book is in three parts. Part One: a re-issue, unaltered, of the acclaimed The Silent Division - New Zealanders at the Front 1914 - 1919, first published in 1935, but now including maps and illustrations. Part Two: issued for the first... read more

The Silent Division & Concerning One Man's War 1914-1919
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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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In 1926, Colonel Brereton who had taken the 12th (Nelson) Company of the Canterbury Infantry Battalion into the Great War in the Main Body of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, wrote the well-received first edition of this title. The three campai... read more

Tales of Three Campaigns
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With the centenary of the First World War upon us in 2015, Richard Stowers has written this book to increase the awareness of the unpretentious gallantry and service by New Zealanders during the Gallipoli campaign. The book details the bravery and distinguished service of ... read more

Heroes of Gallipoli
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A ‘gritty’ history of the 4th New Zealand Armoured Brigade, from its formation in New Zealand through to its final campaign in Italy in 1945. Author Jeffrey Plowman is a well-established ‘armoured’ bu... read more

Rampant Dragons: New Zealanders in Armour in World War 2
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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... read more

28 (Maori) Battalion: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force
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In the early years of World War II, Germany shocked the world with a devastating blitzkrieg, rapidly conquered most of Europe, and pushed into North Africa. As the Allies scrambled to counter the Axis armies, the... read more

The Battle for North Africa: El Alamein and the Turning Point for World War II
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Sir Geoffrey Cox described Sidi Rezegh, fought during Operation Crusader in Libya over November and December 1941, as 'the forgotten battle of the Desert War'. The objective of Crusader was to retake Cyrenaica, the eastern region of Libya, and ultimately d... read more

Desert War: The Battle of Sidi Rezegh
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No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front than the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The tragic loss of life and stoic endurance by troops who walked towards their death is an iconic image which will be hard to ignore during the centennial year.
Despite t... read more

Somme
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"It's the world’s most successful peace keeping mission - which hardly anyone’s heard of!” So says one of the many New Zealand Defence Force personnel interviewed for Sinai Journal: 30 Years o... read more

Sinai Journal: 30 years of Kiwis serving with the Multinational Force and Observers
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'I was on a train, and a German soldier began shouting at me and poking me in the ribs with his machine gun. I just thought that was it, the game was up . . .'Downed airman Bob Frost faced danger at every turn as he was sm... read more

Escaping Hitler: Heroic True Stories of Great Escapes in Nazi Europe
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