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 Military

A genuinely new Second World War story, The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram is a riveting account of the wartime exploits of Alastair Cram, brilliantly told by the American author, David Guss. Cram was taken prisoner in North Africa in November 1941, which began a... read more

The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

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 Military

The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart
Smoky the Brave is the extraordinary, touching and true story of a heroic dog and her adoptive masters in the jungles of the Pacific War. In February 1944, as Japanese military advances threatened to engulf Australasia, ... read more

Smoky the Brave

'Lewis has done a terrific job in resurrecting Heaven Platoon, portraying them as the brave, buccaneering heroes they undoubtedly were' Daily Mail 'Another true tale of military derring-do from Lewis' Sunday Express 'Intensiv... read more

SAS Ghost Patrol: The Ultra-Secret Unit That Posed As Nazi Stormtroopers

In the tradition of Agent Zigzag comes this breathtaking biography, as fast-paced and emotionally intuitive as the very best spy thrillers, which illuminates an unsung hero of the French Resistance during World War II--Robert de... read more

Nophoto
$36.99(NZD) inc GST

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 Germany... read more

Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

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 Military

Series:New Vanguard Ser.

Over the last 30 years, the "technical" or armed pick-up truck has become arguably the most ubiquitous military land vehicle of modern warfare.
Harking back to the armed Jeeps and Chevrolet trucks of the S... read more

Technicals - Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles from the Toyota War to Modern Special Forces

The Killing School brings readers inside the U.S. Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) Scout/Sniper Course--the grueling three-month training program that produces the world's deadliest snipers.As a SEAL sniper and combat veteran, Webb was tap... read more

The Killing School["Inside the World's Deadliest Sniper Program"]
$24.99(NZD) inc GST

Mixing heart-stopping action with powerful insights into the reality of war, We Were Soldiers is one man's journey from young commando to a captain with one of the most pressurized and skilled jobs in the army. The rounds were sing... read more

We Were Warriors: A powerful and moving story of courage under fire

By August 1918, the outcome of the Great War was not in doubt: the Allies would win. But what was unclear was how this defeat would play out - would the Germans hold on, prolonging the fighting deep into 1919, with the loss of hundreds of thousands... read more

The Last Battle : Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

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 Military

Little known story from after WW1, when NZ troops waited months in Sling Camp in southern England after the war ended to get a ship home. * Rioting in the camp led to plans to keep troops busy by cutting a giant Kiwi into the chalk hill behind the camp. * The Bulford Kiwi has become ... read more

The Bulford Kiwi

Churchill's War in Words transports the reader back to the storm-struck days of the Second World War. Focussing only on words used at the time, it reveals the way that Winston Churchill talked about the conflict in public and in private - and th... read more

Churchill's War in Words: His Finest Quotes, 1939-1945
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 Military

"The Iliad of the Iraq war" (Tim Weiner)--a gut-wrenching, beautiful memoir of the consequences of war on the psyche of a young man. Eat the Apple is a daring, twisted, and darkly hilarious story of American youth and masculinity in an age of continuous war. Matt Young joined the Mar... read more

Eat the Apple