NZMilitary

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Title

Sub-title

Author

Publisher

Published

Pages

Size

Condition

Price

Comment

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The Royal New Zealand Fencibles 1847-1852

 

Alexander, Ruth (et al)

The New Zealand Fencible Society

1997

252p (4p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

68

With illustrations and lists, a record of those who came out to New Zealand as a defence force for Auckland in 1847 and what happened to them

5.500000

20.000000

40.000000

42.000000

44.000000

Tales from the Beach

New Zealanders in Operation Neptune

Anon

Royal New Zealand Navy

1994

16

4to

P-B VG

25

With maps and illustrations, the experiences of New Zealanders involved in the Navy part of D-Day

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Dardanelles  an epic told in pictures

 

Anon

The Alfieri Picture Service

1916

110p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

Soft paper wraps, slight chip base spine Embossed titles, picture of Walker's Ridge laid in on front cover, medals embossed on front, ANZAC flags on back  Name, address and date on reverse front cover  Light foxing on text section at end  VG

190

With extracts from Sir Ian Hamilton's Despatches at end, 93 photographs from the Dardanelles and a map of the area, a very good copy of a scarce ANZAC title

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14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Map of the Seat of War in South Africa

 

Anon ; Smith, S Percy

NZ Lands and Survey

1899

1

Large Folio

Map laid in sections on linen, front descriptor half-missing VG

400

A scarce map of South Africa, created by the NZ Lands and Surveys, under the authority of S Percy Smith, the Surveyor General, for the information of those abroad, so they can follow the course of the Boer War in South Africa

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

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Out of the Shadows  the story of the Second World War

 

Anson, Everard

Reed

1945

133p (1p)

8vo

D-J (chips) over card covers Signature HTP VG

20

With maps and illustrations, a history of the African, Mediterranean and European parts of World War Two, published while the War in the Pacific was contnuing, with 'Men of Destiny' biographies, Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, Hitler

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

The New Zealand Dental Services

 

Anson, Thomas Vernon

War History Branch, DIA

1960

(frontis) xi (1p) 422p (1p)

4to

Green cloth binding, gilt titles  Owner's stamp covered FEP  VG - Near Fine

175

With maps and illustrations, dental services in New Zealand and the theatres of war during WW2

5.000000

23.000000

51.000000

54.000000

59.000000

Hell or High Water

New Zealand merchant seafarers remember the War

Atkinson, Neill (ed)

HarperCollins, Ministry for Culture and Heritage

2005

268p (4p catalogue)

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the stories of some of the several thousand New Zealand sailors who served in the Merchant Navy in WW2

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20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

40 Squadron RNZAF 'To the Four Winds'

 

Ballantine, Colin

The Lodestar Press

1985

32

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, a history of this RNZAF long-range military transport squadron, in war and peace

5.000000

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15.000000

9.000000

17.000000

The Last War of Empires  Japan and the Pacific War 1941-1945

 

Barber, Laurie ; Henshall, Ken

David Bateman

1999

285

8vo

D-J Near Fine

25

An important re-working of what was behind the Japanese expansion into Asia and the Pacific in WW2, and the resultant conflict of the various colonial and economic empires

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Freyberg   Churchill's Salamander

 

Barber, Laurie ; Tonkin-Covell, John

Century Hutchinson

1989

x 310p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a re-evaluation of New Zealand's most famous general during WW2

5.500000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

Voices from Vietnam

 

Barnz, Billy

Willson Scott Publishing

2008

339

4to

D-J Cloth binding Near Fine

58

With maps and illustrations, the stories of 34 New Zealand Vietnam veterans

5.000000

22.000000

47.000000

52.000000

56.000000

Supply Company

 

Bates, PW

War History Branch, DIA

1955

(frontis) xv 371p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding, gilt titles  Fading spine  Two patches discolouration front board  VG

65

With maps and illustrations, the WW2 of this NZ army group which served right from the beginning of New Zealand's involvement, sometimes with no equipment but their weapons, in Greece and Crete, the Desert and up into Italy

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32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

For Five Shillings a Day

Anzacs and Allies fighting in the Second World War

Begg, Dr Richard Campbell ; Liddle, Dr Peter (eds)

HarperCollins

2000

464

8vo

P-B Browning FEs  VG

20

With illustrations, an oral history collection of Commonwealth forces from WW2, in Europe and Asia

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18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

For Five Shillings a Day

personal histories of World War II

Begg, Dr Richard Campbell ; Liddle, Dr Peter (eds)

HarperCollins

2002

464

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, oral histories of New Zealanders in all the arenas of WW2

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30.000000

35.000000

38.000000

Gunners' Story  A Short History of the Artillery Volunteers of Christchurch

 

Bliss, Guy C

Canterbury Artillery Officers' Mess

1970

79p (1p)

8vo

P-B  VG

45

Limited to 350 copies and now scarce, the illustrated account of this Canterbury volunteer force and how it developed to take part in the Boer War and the NZEF in WW1-2

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A History of the Royal New Zealand Army Ordnance Corps

 

Bolton. Major JS

Royal New Zealand Army Ordnance Corps

1992

267

8vo

P-B Near Fine

50

With illustrations, a history of the Corps in peace and war, with lists, highlighting the importance to the running of the New Zealand Army

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16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Fourth Contingent New Zealand Rough Riders

from Otago & Southland March 1900

Braithwaite, Joseph

Author Pub

1900

56

Oblong 8vo

Spine cloth, soft card covers Old water stains covers, short closed tear back cover  Paper adhesion in past affecting the top edge of 4 pages with slight paper loss  Gd

250

With contemporary advertisements, chiefly an illustrated record of the Southern part of the contingent for South Africa, including training, parades, and heroes

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Tales of Three Campaigns 12th (Nelson) Company NZEF

 

Brereton, Major CB

John Douglas Publishing

2015

378

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

55

With maps and illustrations, a much enhanced edition of this little classic of New Zealand soldiery in World War one, from Egypt to Gallipoli to France

5.500000

26.000000

56.000000

62.000000

66.000000

Hurricane Mk IIA

The alpine fighter collection

Brodie, Ian

Reed

2000

144

8vo

P-B Fine

30

With illustrations, the record of the history and restoration of Hawker Hurricane P3351-DR393, now part of the Warbirds collection

5.000000

16.000000

31.000000

35.000000

35.000000

Fighting Vehicles of the New Zealand Army

 

Burgess, Michael (comp)

Burgess Media Services Ltd

1980

47p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, the tanks, armoured cars and other vehicles used by the NZ Army, including the Semple tank

3.000000

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20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Ships of the Royal New Zealand Navy

 

Burgess, Michael (comp)

Burgess Media Services Ltd

1979

48

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, the military and service vessels of the RNZ Navy

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10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Official History of the Otago Regiment in the Great War

 

Byrne, Lieut Arthur Emmett

J Wilkie (printers)

1921

(13p) 407p

8vo

Blue cloth binding, gilt titles Bumping top, bottom spine, slight rubbing spine  VG

90

With plates and maps, the NZEF Otago Regiment in Egypt, Gallipoli, France and Flanders 1914-1918

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

The Face of War    New Zealand's Great War Photography

 

Callister, Sandy

AUP

2008

vii (1p) 150p

8vo

P-B Fine

35

With illustrations, a study of New Zealand, New Zealand soldiers, and the experience in World War One, including the photography of the New Zealand wounded

5.000000

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26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Breakout Minqar Qaim North Africa 1942

 

Cameron, Colin

Willson Scott Publishing

2006

xv (1p) p17-243

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, an analysis of the breakout through German lines of the New Zealand Division surrounded at Minqar Quaim

5.000000

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28.000000

31.000000

34.000000

Craftsmen in Uniform  the Corps of Royal New Zealand Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

 

Cape, Peter

Corps of Royal New Zealand Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

1976

xi 198p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

40

With maps, illustrations, and lists, a history of this New Zealand Army corps through peacetime and war, in Europe, the Mediterranean, North Africa and the Pacific

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Grey Ghosts  New Zealand Vietnam vets talk about their war

 

Challinor, Deborah

Hodder Moa Beckett

1996

288

8vo

P-B Owner's small label HTP VG

28

With illustrations, the accounts of 50 New Zealand men who served in Vietnam, both their in-country experiences and their lives once they returned to an often-hostile New Zealand

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Shrapnel and Semaphore  My Grandfather's diary of Gallipoli

 

Chamberlin, Jan

Radio Pacific Pub, Euroa Farms Ltd

ND

60

8vo

P-B Name crossed out inside front cover VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the detailed diary entries of this New Zealand soldier in Gallipoli and later in WW1

5.000000

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9.000000

17.000000

28 (Maori) Battalion

Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force

Cody, JF

John Douglas Publishing

2012 Facsimile edition (1956)

(frontis) xvi 514p (1p)

8vo

D-J Plasticised boards  Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, the story of 'one of the great infantry battalions of WW2', through formation, the Middle East, then North Africa and into Italy, a nice copy of the facsimile edition

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28 (Maori) Battalion

 

Cody, JF

War History Branch, DIA

1956

(frontis) xvi 514p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding, gilt titles Slight ring of tea cup back board  VG

240

With maps and illustrations, the war of this New Zealand Battalion in the Mediterranean, North Africa and Italy

5.500000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

50.000000

The Territorials  the history of the Territorial and Volunteer forces of New Zealand

 

Cooke, Peter ; Crawford, John

Random House

2011

496

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, the 150 years since the 1845 Militia Ordnance and the creation of a New Zealand army, whose backbone is the citizen soldier, now fulfilling a role beside the regular army in peace-keeping overseas and civil emergency at home

8.000000

30.000000

64.000000

74.000000

77.000000

Maori in the Great War

 

Cowan, James

Willson Scott Publishing

2011

263

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

65

With maps, illustrations, Nominal Roll and lists, the work of the Maori Pioneer Battalion in WWI

8.000000

23.000000

50.000000

54.000000

60.000000

New Zealand's Pacific Frontline

Guadalcanal - Solomon Islands Campaign 1942-45

Crawford, John

New Zealand Defence Force

1995

48

8vo

P-B VG

15

With map and illustrations, a short review of this WW2 campaign, including chronology

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Kia Kaha

New Zealand in the Second World War

Crawford, John (ed)

OUP

2002

xiv 330p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

A collection of 21 essays on NZ's role in WW2, and the nation's contribution to the Allied effort, with illustrations

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16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Kia Kaha

New Zealand in the Second World War

Crawford, John (ed)

OUP

2000

xiv 330p

8vo

D-J Near Fine

35

A collection of 21 essays on NZ's role in WW2, and the nation's contribution to the Allied effort, with illustrations

5.000000

18.000000

34.000000

38.000000

41.000000

To Fight for the Empire 

An Illustrated History of New Zealand and the South African War 1899-1902

Crawford, John ; Ellis, Ellen

Reed

1999

128

Oblong 8vo

P-B  Near Fine

25

Illustrated in B-W and colour, the story of the NZ 6,500 troops sent to the Boer War, with Roll of Honour

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

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28.000000

On the Run  Anzac escape and evasion in enemy-occupied Crete

 

Damer, Sean ; Frazer, Ian

Penguin Books

2006

188

8vo

P-B Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, the experience of the Anzac soldiers left on Crete in WW2, including the author's father

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment

 

Dawson, WD

War History Branch, DIA

1961

(frontis) xvi 676p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding, slight bumping top, bottom spine  Slight browning Fes VG

100

With maps (both in-text and folding) and illustrations, the war experiences of this 2NZEF regiment, then armoured battalion, in Greece, Crete and North Africa, then joining the 2NZEF in Italy

5.000000

23.000000

51.000000

54.000000

59.000000

2nd New Zealand Divisional Cavalry Men with No 1 Troop and B Squadron 1942-1943 North Africa

 

Deed, Philip (comp)

Author Pub

2016

187

4to

P-B Near Fine

75

Signed by the compiler, the second volume of these memories of the Div Cav in WW2, concentrating here on the war in North Africa

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

35.000000

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2nd New Zealand Divisional Cavalry Men with No 1 Troop and B Squadron 1939 -1942 Mediterranean

 

Deed, Philip (comp)

Author Pub

2019

342

4to

P-B Near Fine

85

Signed by the compiler, the third volume of these memories of the Div Cav in WW2, concentrating here on the creation of the regiment, service in Egypt, Greece and Crete, and into the Libyan campaign

5.500000

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42.000000

44.000000

2nd New Zealand Divisional Cavalry

Men with No1 Troop and B Squadron 1943-1945 Italy

Deed, Philip (comp)

Author Pub

2013

205

4to

P-B Book has ripple from printing  Near Fine

70

Signed by the compiler, with maps and illustrations, the first of three volumes following the NZDiv Cav, using personal diaries, here in Italy with No 1 Troop and B Squadron

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

The War that Never Ended  New Zealand Veterans Remember Korea

 

Desmond, Pip ; McGibbon, Ian

Penguin

2013

256

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With map and illustrations, the recollections of 12 New Zealand Korean War veterans

5.000000

17.000000

33.000000

36.000000

40.000000

The Green War

 

Dorman, TE

Author Pub

1997

100

8vo

P-B Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the author's experiences in the Pacific during WW2, especially with the Fijian forces

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

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The War Effort of New Zealand

 

Drew, Lt HTB (ed)

W&T

1923

(frontis) xxii (2p) 276p

8vo

Yellow cloth binding, black titles  Light bumping top, bottom spine   VG

65

With maps and illustrations, the fourth volume of the WW1 NZ Official histories, including the campaigns and battles not in the other volumes, NZEF in the Pacific, nursing services, and the work in New Zealand

5.000000

18.000000

31.000000

35.000000

37.000000

No Honour No Glory

 

Edge, Spence ; Henderson, Jim

Collins

1983

192

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, the story of the sinking of the Italian merchantman 'Jason' and the deaths of 500 allied POWs, including 45 NZ soldiers

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The Coast Watchers

 

Feldt, Eric

OUP

1946

xxii 425p

8vo

Cloth bindng, wear top, bottom spine Owner's small label FEP, HTP Inscription HTP Gd - VG

25

With maps and illustrations, the island watching team in the war against the Japanese invaders, north of Australia

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

The Anzacs  an inside view of New Zealanders at Gallipoli

 

Fenton, Damien (et al, eds)

Penguin Books

2015

239p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

38

With essays and illustrations, the photography of the New Zealand soldiers on Gallipoli, the campaign as they experienced it

5.500000

22.000000

44.000000

48.000000

52.000000

Soldier Boy

a young New Zealander writes home from the Boer War

Field, Kingsley (compiler)

New Holland

2007

143p (1p)

8vo

Paper over boards, paper spine  Fine

40

With illustrations, the letters back to New Zealand of Harry Gilbert, aged 19, from Cust, Canterbury, on his year's service in South Africa 1901-2

5.000000

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31.000000

35.000000

35.000000

Crete  Death from the Skies  New Zealand's role in the loss of Crete

 

Filer, David

David Bateman

2010

160

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

38

With illustrations, a reworking of the Battle for Crete in May 1941, New Zealand's role in it, and an aportioning of blame

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Tobruk

 

Fitzsimons, Peter

HarperCollins

2009 Illustrated edition (2006)

xxix (1p) 689p

8vo

D-J (chips) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

25

The illustrated edition of this detailed study of the various battles in and around Tobruk in 1941

5.000000

26.000000

58.000000

65.000000

70.000000

Flying Boats  My Father's War in the Mediterranean

 

Frame, Alex

VUP

2007

206

8vo

P-B Fine

40

With illustrations, the flying boat career of the author's father, especially the period 1940-1941, flying in the Mediterranean

5.000000

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30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Safe Haven  the untold story of New Zealand's largest ever military camp Featherston 1916-1919

 

Frances, Neil

Wairarapa Archive, Fraser Books

2012

xii 174p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

With plans and illustrations, the history of this barrack town from which volunteers and conscripts went off to WW1

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28.000000

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A Rifle and a Camera  Wairarapa soldiers photograph the Great War

 

Frances, Neil

Fraser Books

2017

xiv 113p

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, 300 photographs taken by soldiers from the Wairarapa covering Gallipoli, the Western Front and Sinai-Palestine

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

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32.000000

The Pacific  New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45

 

Gillespie, Oliver A

WillsonScott Publishing

2012 Second Printing (1952)

xii 395p (map)

4to

D-J Plasticised boards Near Fine

48

With maps and illustrations, the New Zealand army's experience in the Pacific, including in Japan after VJ day

5.000000

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40.000000

47.000000

51.000000

Pacific Kiwis

 

Gillespie, Oliver A

WillsonScott Publishing

2012 Second Printing (1952)

xii 395p (map)

4to

D-J Plasticised boards Near Fine

48

With maps and illustrations, the New Zealand army's experience in the Pacific, including in Japan after VJ day

5.000000

21.000000

40.000000

47.000000

51.000000

Australian & NZ Warships Since 1946

 

Gillett, R

Pacific Pubs

1988

192

4to

D-J VG - Near Fine

50

Includes all the ships in each navy until 1988; good reference material

5.000000

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32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Australians at War in New Zealand

 

Glen, Frank

Willson Scott Publishing

2011

viii p9-299

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, the history of those regiments of Australian soldiers who came to New Zealand in the 1840s as part of the New Zealand Wars, with list of the fallen

5.000000

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47.000000

51.000000

A Job to Do  New Zealand soldiers of 'The Div' write about their World War Two

 

Gordon, John (ed)

Exisle Publishing

2014

368

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With illustrations, an anthology of written and pictorial material from the length of the 2NZEF service in North Africa and Europe, from the pens of the troops themselves

5.500000

24.000000

48.000000

50.000000

52.000000

From the Uttermost Ends of the Earth

the New Zealand Division on the Western Front 1916-1918

Gray, John H

Willson Scott Publishing

2010

407p (1p)

4to

D-J Paper over boards Fine

60

With maps and illustrations, both a history and a guide to the battlefields on the Western Front, and the NZEF's part in it, a great achievement

9.000000

30.000000

64.000000

74.000000

77.000000

Voices from a Border War  Borneo 1963-1965

 

Gurr, Robert

Willson Scott Publishing

2009 (1995)

167p (1p)

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

55

With map and illustrations, the reprint edition of this study of the 1RNZIR in Malaysia

5.000000

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46.000000

New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order

 

Haigh, J Bryant ; Polaschek, Alan (comps)

Author Pub

1993

xi (1p) p14 -468

8vo

d-j (fading spine) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

58

A nice copy of this record of NZers, and those associated with NZ, appointed as Companions of the DSO, with biographies and plates

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37.000000

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43.000000

Prisoners of Japan

 

Hall, David O W

War History Branch, DIA

1949

32

4to

P-B  VG

15

With illustrations and drawings, an account of New Zealanders captured by Japanese forces in SE Asia and the neighbouring islands, including working on the Burma-Thailand railway

5.000000

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Women at War

 

Hall, David O W

War History Branch, DIA

1948

32

4to

P-B  VG

15

With illustrations, the various roles New Zealand women fulfilled in WW2, including, WAAFs, Wrens and WAACs

5.000000

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Prisoners of Italy

 

Hall, David O W

War History Branch, DIA

1949

32

4to

P-B Light foxing covers VG

15

With drawings and illustrations, an account of the New Zealanders in the various Italian POW camps

5.000000

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24.000000

New Zealand At War

 

Hancock, Kenneth

Reed

1946

351

4to

D-J (light rubbing FE, chips, small piece missing bottom spine, in archival wrapper)  Inscription FEP  VG

40

With illustrations, a review just after WW2 of the part played by New Zealanders in the War, the Air Force, the navy, 2NZEF, the army in the Pacific, the Home Front

5.000000

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41.000000

46.000000

50.000000

By Such Deeds

Honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force 1923-1999

Hanson, Group Captain CM

Volplane Press

2001

(frontis) (1p) 608p

4to

D-J  Cloth binding Near Fine

95

With illustrations and short biographies, 77 years of awards, from the VC to MID, given to members of the RNZAF, a monumental production

8.000000

37.000000

69.000000

78.000000

102.000000

The Rockies

New Zealand Minesweepers at War

Harker, Jack

Silver Owl Press

2000

239p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the story of the ships which became minesweepers and anti-submarine units in the WW2 New Zealand navy, and their crews

5.000000

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34.000000

34.000000

HMNZS Achilles

 

Harker, Jack S

Collins

1981 Reprinr edition (1980)

264

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations, an NZ naval cruiser which fought both in the Atlantic and the Pacific, written by one of her crew

5.000000

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33.000000

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The Birth and Growth of the Royal New Zealand Navy

 

Harker, Jack S

The Pentland Press

2001

xiv 493p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Slight bumps base  Near Fine

40

Signed and inscribed by the author, a comprehensive account of the naval history of New Zealand and the RNZN's role in WW2, with illustrations

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Dark Journey

three key New Zealand battles of the Western Front

Harper, Glyn

HarperCollins

2007

544

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

38

With maps and illustrations, the author's treatments of Passchendaele, the 'Spring Offensive' of the German forces in 1918, the 'Bloody Bapaume', the third major battle of the Somme

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The Battle for North Africa  El Alamein and the Turning Point for World War II

 

Harper, Glyn

Massey University Press

2017

x (1p) 279p (1p)

8vo

D-J Cloth binding Slight note FEP Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a detailed discussion of the final Alamein battle, after 75 years

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Born to Lead?

Portraits of New Zealand Commanders

Harper, Glyn ; Hayward, Joel (eds)

Exisle Publishing

2003

252

8vo

P-B Fine

25

With illustrations, biographies, with discussion, of New Zealand military commanders, in army, navy and air force, including future challenges and needs

5.500000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

38.000000

Acts of Valour

 

Harper, Glyn ; Richardson, Colin

HarperCollins

2016

xvi 400p

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, all the New Zealand winners of the Victoria Cross, including Willie Apiata

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

In the Face of the Enemy

 

Harper, Glyn ; Richardson, Colin

HarperCollins

2006

272

8vo

P-B VG

30

With illustrations, the history of the Victoria Cross in New Zealand and with New Zealanders in foreign battlefields, including all the citations till 2006

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Seek and Destroy  the history of 3 Squadron RNZAF

 

Harrison, Paul

Oratia Books

2018

334

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

75

With illustrations, the history of this part of the RNZAF, from wartime operations to peacetime rescue and other operations

5.500000

25.000000

55.000000

61.000000

66.000000

Courage in the Skies

New Zealand Airmen at War

Harrison, Paul ; Lockstone, Brian

Grantham House

2011

160

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, a pictorial account of New Zealand servicemen in the various Air Force units during WW2, both in European service and in the Pacific

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Fernleaf Cairo  New Zealanders at Maadi Camp

 

Hedley, Alex ; Hutching, Megan

HarperCollins

2009

272

8vo

P-B Inscription inside front cover VG

25

With illustrations, a history of New Zealand soldiers in wartime Egypt, and their camp at Maadi

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

RMT Official History of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies 2NZEF

 

Henderson, Jim

War History Branch, DIA

1954

(frontis) xv (folding map) 378p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding Light bumping top, bottom spine  Slight bump FE Owner's details FEP VG

100

With maps and illustrations, with the RMT in Greece and Crete, then North Africa, then into Italy and the Adriatic

5.000000

16.000000

34.000000

39.000000

42.000000

22 Battalion

 

Henderson, Jim

War History Branch, DIA

1958

(frontis) xvi 487p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding, gilt titles  Spine cloth creased  Presentation plate front paste-down, owner's details FEP  Finger marks FEs VG

220

With maps and illustrations, with this 2NZEF battalion through Crete, North Africa, Italy, and onto Japan

5.000000

19.000000

40.000000

45.000000

49.000000

RMT Official History of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies 2NZEF

 

Henderson, Jim

War History Branch, DIA

1954

(frontis) xv (folding map) 378p (1p)

8vo

D-J (in archival wrapper) Red cloth binding   VG - Near Fine

125

With maps and illustrations, with the RMT in Greece and Crete, then North Africa, then into Italy and the Adriatic, a nice copy

6.000000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

Air-Borne Invasion

the story of the Battle of Crete

Hetherington, John

Oswald-Sealy

1944

viii (6p) (frontis) 151p

8vo

D-J (small piece missing top spine, in archival plastic) VG

48

With illustrations, the Battle of Crete published during the War, with reproductions of Peter McIntyre's work

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Anzacs into Battle

 

Hole, Tahu

H&S

1942

(frontis) 471p

8vo

D-J (pieces missing top, bottom spine, back, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding, fading spine Signature FEP VG

25

With illustrations, the New Zealand and Australian armies at the beginning of WW2, in Crete, Greece and the Middle East

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Fire Over the Islands

Coast Watchers of the Solomons

Horton, DC

Reed

1970

xiv  256p

8vo

D-J (slight chips) Beginnings of foxing FE Near Fine

40

A nice copy of this little classic of Coast Watching, on Guadalcanal, with many illustrations, diagrams and maps

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Navy in New Zealand

An illustrated history

Howard, Grant

Reed

1981

(2p) 170p

4to

D-J  Paper over boards  Fine

30

With illustrations, the history and role of an organised navy in New Zealand and in the hotspots between wars, including Mururoa

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Inside Stories  New Zealand Prisoners of War Remember

 

Hutching, Megan (ed)

HarperCollins

2002

282

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, 17 oral histories of New Zealand WW2 POWs

5.000000

22.000000

46.000000

50.000000

54.000000

Pilgrimage  a traveller's guide to New Zealanders in two world wars

 

Hutchinson, Garrie

Penguin Group

2012

304

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a guide to the burial grounds of WW1 and WW2 where the New Zealand fallen rest, with short biographies of some of the more famous dead

5.000000

17.000000

35.000000

39.000000

42.000000

I Didn't Have a Choice

an ordinary soldier's story of the Second World War

Johnston, John

Reed

2006

295p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

70

With reproductions and illustrations, the author's wartime experiences in North Africa, a wonderful collection of his wartime photos and paintings

5.000000

23.000000

48.000000

50.000000

53.000000

Italy Volume II From Cassino to Trieste

 

Kay, Robin

Historical Publications Branch, DIA

1967

(frontis) xx 639p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding, light rubbing base spine Slight rubbing back hinge VG

185

With maps and illustrations, the final volume wrapping up the record of the 2NZEF in Italy, from Cassino in the Spring of 1944 to the thwarting of Yugoslav ambitions over northern Italy in 1945

5.000000

21.000000

58.000000

66.000000

70.000000

Chronology New Zealand in the War 1939-1946

 

Kay, Robin (comp)

Historical Publications Branch, DIA

1968

(2p) 138p

4to

P-B Stapled spine Slight ink stain on 3 pages  VG

30

A very useful - still - guide to the events andactions in WW2 in which New Zealand, and/or New Zealand military forces were involved, covering all the theatres of war, in type-script format

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

The last voyage of HMS New Zealand

 

Kelso, Frederick

New Zealand Books

1972

(frontis) (2p) 73p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  VG

22

With illustrations, a diary dealing with life on board this battle cruiser as seen from the lower deck

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Kia Ora Coo-ee

The Magazine for the Anzacs in the Middle East 1918

Kent, David (et al)

Cornstalk Pub

1981

xv (10 issues of 20p)

4to

P-B Fading spine, extremities 4x Owner's signature stamp at beginning  VG

25

With illustrations, a facsimile edition of this newspaper/magazin e from the last year of WW1

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Private Wars Personal Records of the Anzacs in the Great War

 

Kerr, Greg

OUP

2000

xiv 306p

4to

D-J Near Fine

50

Retracing the Anzac steps from Gallipoli into Germany in 1918, highlighting the human burden of combat and its aftermath

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The New Zealand Cross  the rarest bravery award in the world

 

Kieran, Dr Brian L

Author Pub

2013

x 316p

4to

P-B Near Fine

90

With maps and illustrations, a comprehensive history of the NZ Cross, the recipients, and the history of the wars

5.000000

23.000000

50.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Gallipoli  Untold stories from war correspondent Charles Bean and front-line Anzacs

 

King, Jonathan ; Bowers, Michael

Random House

2005

xii 324p

4to

D-J Fine

45

With many illustrations, a 90th anniversary recollection of Gallipoli through the diaries and newspaper reports of Charles Bean, and other writings of the servicemen there, both Australian and New Zealander

8.000000

22.000000

46.000000

50.000000

53.000000

Gallipoli Untold Stories  a 90th Anniversary Tribute

 

King, Jonathan ; Bowers, Michael

Doubleday

2005

xii 324p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

30

With many illustrations taken at Gallipoli by the official photographer, the story of Gallipoli threaded together by the newspaper arcticles of Charles Bean, from the 'Sydney Morning Herald'

5.000000

24.000000

50.000000

55.000000

60.000000

New Zealanders At War

 

King, Michael

Heinemann

1981

(6p) 308

4to

D-J Fine

30

Heavily illustrated, showing NZers involved in wars at home and away

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Echoes of Gallipoli  in the words of New Zealand's Mounted Riflemen

 

Kinloch, Terry

Exisle

2016 (2005)

320

4to

P-B Near Fine

28

With maps and illustrations, the experiences of the NZ Mounted Rifle Brigade on the way to Gallipoli, and then on the Peninsula

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Devils on Horses  in the words of the Anzacs in the Middle East 1916-19

 

Kinloch, Terry

Exisle Publishing

2016 (2007)

406

4to

P-B Near Fine

28

With maps and illustrations, the experiences of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Middle East in WW1

5.500000

21.000000

47.000000

51.000000

55.000000

Anzacs at War  the story of Australian and New Zealand battles

 

Laffin, John

Abelard-Schuman

1965

223p (1p)

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Owner's small stamp FEP Near Fine

15

With maps and illustrations, the Anzac heritage beginning with the Boer War

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Victory  New Zealand Airmen and the fall of Germany

 

Lambert, Max

HarperCollins

2014

389p (2p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the New Zealanders, mostly young, who served with the RAF during and after D-Day, and the rest of the war, with many personal stories

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Weekend Warriors  A Brief History of the Hawke's Bay Regiment

 

Lea, Peter A

Author Pub

1991

x (2p) 185p (1p)

8vo

D-J  Near Fine

35

A nice copy of this scarce history, from the time of the NZ Wars into the 1980s, with illustrations

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

In the Heavens Above   British Commonwealth Air Training Plan

 

Lindsey, Ivan and Lorna

Willson Scott Publishing

2010

647

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

60

With illustrations, the record of RNZAF aircrew training in Canada 1940-1945

5.000000

37.000000

80.000000

90.000000

100.000000

Troopships

 

Llewellyn, SP

War History Branch, DIA

1949

32

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

20

With illustrations, an account of how New Zealanders went to WW2, and then returned home

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Troopers' Tale

The history of the Otago Mounted Rifles

Mackay, Don (ed)

Turnbull Ross Publishing

2012

382

4to

D-J Paper over Boards  Near Fine

80

Signed by the editor, with maps and illustrations, a history of the OMR (first formed in 1864), its battlefields and its members, including member lists and Roll of Honour

9.000000

23.000000

52.000000

55.000000

60.000000

The Waiareka Warriors

 

Malcolm, Lindsay

Author Pub

2011

150

4to

P-B  Near Fine

48

With illustrations, the story of the military service and sacrifice of the men and women of the Waiareka Valley, in North Otago, with biographies and awards and decorations

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

31.000000

Anzac A Retrospect

 

Malthus, Cecil

Reed

2002

165p (1p)

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

20

The reprint edition of the author's  50-year review of Gallipoli and his experiences in the Canterbury Regiment, with many diary entries

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

For Your Tomorrow   Volume III Biographies and Appendices

 

Martyn, Errol W

Volplane Press

2008

640

8vo

P-B Near Fine

70

Signed by the author, biographies of New Zealanders who died while serving with the RNZAF or Allied air services, with updates, to 2005, and appendices, including WW2 aircrews

5.500000

28.000000

60.000000

69.000000

73.000000

For Your Tomorrow Volume 1 Fates 1915-1942

 

Martyn, Errol W

Volplane Press

1998

304

8vo

P-B Fine

60

With brief biographies, a record of New Zealanders who have died while serving with the RNZAF and Allied air services 1915-1942

5.000000

18.000000

34.000000

38.000000

41.000000

For Your Tomorrow   Volume III Biographies and Appendices

 

Martyn, Errol W

Volplane Press

2008

640

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Fine

110

Signed and numbered, biographies of New Zealanders who died while serving with the RNZAF or Allied air services, with updates, to 2005, and appendices, including WW2 aircrews

5.000000

22.000000

44.000000

48.000000

52.000000

Swift to the Sky  New Zealand's military aviation history

 

Martyn, Errol W

Viking, Penguin Books

2010

232

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

55

With many illustrations, New Zealand military aviation told through the collection of the RNZAF museum

8.000000

21.000000

58.000000

66.000000

70.000000

Stand For New Zealand  voices from the Battle of Crete

 

McAra, Jill (comp)

Willson Scott Publishing

2004

ix p10-151

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

32

With map and illustrations, a collection of reminiscences of New Zealand soldiers who lived through the Battle of Crete

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Fighting Spirit  75 Years of the RNZAF

 

McClure, Margaret

Random house

2012

336

4to

Laminated boards  Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, a history of New Zealand's military wing, including war and peace service

8.000000

23.000000

48.000000

52.000000

57.000000

Campaign in Greece

The New Zealand Division in action

McCormack, EH ; Glue, WA (eds)

Army Board

1943

56

8vo

P-B  VG

20

With maps and illustrations, including by Peter McIntyre, the second of these studies of the 2NZEF in WW2, in Greece 1941

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Battle for Crete

The New Zealand Division in action

McCormick, EH ; Glue, WA (eds)

Army Board

1943

48

8vo

P-B Staples rusting VG

20

With maps and illustrations, and covers by Peter McIntyre, the New Zealand army in the occupation of Crete, the German invasion, and the Allied evacuation

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

The Diamond Track

The 2nd New Zealand Division in Action

McCormick, EH ; Glue, WA (eds)

NZ Army Board

1945

40

8vo

P-B  Staples rusting VG

20

The sixth of these wartime surveys, dealing with the Second NZ Division from Egypt to Tunisia 1942-43, with illustrations

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Roads to Rome  from Maadi to Florence

The 2nd New Zealand Division in Action

McCormick, EH ; Glue, WA (eds)

NZ Army Board

1946

46p (2p)

8vo

P-B VG

20

The ninth of these wartime surveys, dealing with the Second NZ Division from Maadi to Florence, with maps and illustrations

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Return to the Attack

The New Zealand Division in Action

McCormick, EH ; Glue, WA (eds)

Army Board

1944

48

8vo

P-B Staples rusting VG

20

With paintings by Peter McIntyre, a contemporary record of the New Zealand Army in Cyrenaica in 1941, with illustrations and maps

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Short, Back & Sides

 

McFarlane, Donald ; Amode, Colin

The Caxton Press

2008

192p (2p)

4to

Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a history of Burnham Camp in Canterbury, and reminiscences of those who passed through

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Military History

 

McGibbon, Ian

Oxford University Press

2000

xxvi 653p

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Owner's rubber stamp on FEP and TP  Near Fine

140

With illustrations and maps, an indispensable A-Z guide to New Zealand's military activities, from battles inside the country to peace keeping in the modern era

8.000000

30.000000

64.000000

74.000000

77.000000

New Zealand Battlefields and Memorials of the Western Front

 

McGibbon, Ian

OUP, History Group Ministry for Culture and Heritage

2001

viii 96p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

A highly useful illustrated guidebook to the cemeteries, memorials and battlefields where NZ soldiers fought and died on the Western Front

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Gallipoli  a guide to New Zealand battlefields and memorials

 

McGibbon, Ian

Penguin

2014

155p (4p catalogue)

8vo

P-B Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, a useful guide for New Zealanders visiting Gallipoli

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

New Zealand's Western Front Campaign

 

McGibbon, Ian

David Bateman

2016

408

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

60

With maps and illustrations, the first modern account of the whole of  the New Zealand Expeditionary Force's Western Front campaigning, from 1914 to 1918

5.500000

32.000000

69.000000

77.000000

82.000000

Struan's War

 

McGibbon, Ian (ed)

Ngaio Press

2001

160

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With map, Struan MacGibbon's photographs and diary entries, sharing in the 2NZEF experience in North Africa 1941-44

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

P.O.W. the untold stories of New Zealanders as Prisoners of War

 

McGill, David

Mills Publications

1987

208

4to

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, New Zealand soldiers, sailors and airmen tell us of their exoperiences as POWs in WW2, in Europe and South East Asia

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Medical Units of 2 NZEF in Middle East and Italy

 

McKinney, JB

War History Branch, DIA

1952

(frontis) xv 462p (1p)

8vo

D-J (chips, in archival wrapper) Red cloth binding  Presentation plate front paste-down Short inscription FEP  VG - Near Fine

70

A record of the work done and the life led by the men and women of the Medical Corps from 1939-1945 in the Middle East, with many illustrations and maps, a tidy ex-lib copy

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

39.000000

42.000000

Myth and Reality

The New Zealand Soldier in World War II

McLeod, John

Reed Methuen

1986

204

4to

D-J (fading spine)  Paper over boards  Owner's circular stamp impressed into TP  VG - Near Fine

25

With many illustrations, what the author sees as the reality of the NZ soldiery in WW2, including the leadership.

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Salute to Service 

A history of the royal New Zealand Corps of Transport and its predecessors 1860-1996

Millen, Julia

VUP

1997

472

8to

P-B Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a detailed history of NZ Army Transport from NZ colonial wars, through world wars to peace-keeping duties

5.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

The Mounted Riflemen in Sinai & Palestine

the story of New Zealand's Crusaders

Moore, A Briscoe

Whitcombe & Tombs

1920

(frontis) 175p (1p)

Small 8vo

D-J (yapp edges, attached spine, light wear top, bottom spine, remains of owner's plate front flap) over card boards  Signature FEP  VG

225

With illustrations, a man-size view of the experiences undergone by these New Zealand soldiers in WW1

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Military Tales of Old Taranaki

 

Moorhead, Murray

Zenith Publishing

2005

v (1p) 203p

4to

P-B Fine

40

A history of the New Zealand Wars in Taranaki and the soldiers who fought there

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Pacific Star 3NZ Division in the South Pacific in World War II

 

Newell, Reg

Exisle Publishing

2015

230p (2p catalogue)

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, the New Zealand 3rd Division joining the Americans in fighting the Japanese forces in the Pacific

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Vietnam Gunners 161 Battery RNZA, South Vietnam, 1965-71

 

Newman, Lt SD

Moana Press

1988

151p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

70

With illustrations and lists, the service of this New Zealand gunnery battery in Vietnam, scarce

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

34.000000

38.000000

26 Battalion

 

Norton, Frazer D

War History Branch, DIA

1952

(frontis) xvi 554p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding, gilt titles  Slight rubbing top, bottom spine Small owner's name covered FEP   VG

210

With illustrations and maps, the war history of this battalion, through service in North Africa and Italy

5.500000

22.000000

44.000000

46.000000

48.000000

Khaki Angels  Kiwi stretcher-bearers in the First and Second World Wars

 

O'Carroll, Brendan

Ngaio Press

2009

208

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

50

Signed by the author, with illustrations and biographies, the work of the medical helpers in the two world wars

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

New Zealand Army Personal Equipment 1910-1945

 

O'Sullivan, Barry & Matthew

Willson Scott Publishing

2005

302

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

125

With many illustrations, the officially issued equipment for New Zealand soldiers in both World Wars, from weapons to water bottles

5.000000

28.000000

60.000000

66.000000

72.000000

New Zealand Army Uniforms and Clothing 1910-1945

 

O'Sullivan, Barry and Matthew

Willson Scott Publishing

2009

394

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper) Cloth binding, silver titles Near Fine

125

With many illustrations, New Zealand Army peronal uniforms for the two World Wars, from outer garments to underwear, including female service wear

5.000000

35.000000

59.000000

81.000000

71.000000

Men of Valour  New Zealand and the Battle for Crete

 

Palenski, Ron

Hodder Moa, Hachette NZ Ltd

2013

224

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With map and illustrations, a study of the German invasion of Crete, and a baptism of fire for the New Zealand defenders

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Anzac Newsreel  A Picture History of Gallipoli

 

Pearl, Cyril

Ure Smith, Reed

1963

(frontis) 49p

Oblong 8vo

D-J (chips extremities, fading spine)  VG

40

A collection of illustrations, following the Anzacs through the 8 months of Anzac Cove and Gallipoli

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Kimberley Flying Column

Boer War Reminiscences

Perham, Frank

Author Pub

1958

92

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

40

With illustrations, the South African War 1899-1903 through the eyes of a New Zealand trooper

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Italy Volume 1 The Sangro to Cassino

 

Phillips, NC

War History Branch, DIA

1957

(frontis) xvi (folding map) 387p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding, rubbing base, top spine VG

55

With maps and illustrations, the penultimate volume of New Zealand war experience in Europe, from Spring of 1943 to the Winter of 1944

5.000000

21.000000

40.000000

45.000000

48.000000

Rampant Dragons  New Zealanders in Armour in World War II

 

Plowman, Jeffrey

John Douglas Publishing

2014 New edition (2002)

353

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

60

With illustrations and maps, the story of the 4th New Zealand Armoured Brigade, from formation to Italy in 1945

5.500000

22.000000

47.000000

52.000000

56.000000

Orsogna  New Zealand's First Italian Battle

 

Plowman, Jeffrey

Willson Scott Publishing

2010

x p11-168

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

60

With maps and illustrations, the first battle facing the 2NZEF when it arrived in Italy from North Africa in 1943

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

41.000000

46.000000

Voyage to Gallipoli

 

Plowman, Peter

Rosenberg Publishing, Transpress NZ

2013

304

8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

With illustrations, the convoys to Gallipoli for New Zealand and Australian forces, with much from those who took part

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

The History of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles 1914-1919

 

Powles, Colonel CG (ed)

Whitcombe & Tombs

1928

(folding map) vii (errata slip) (1p plate) 267p (folding map)

8vo

Dark red cloth binding  Light fading spine, patch on back board  Small owner's rubber stamps FEP  VG - Near Fine

380

With maps and illustrations, from formation (from Canterbury and West Coast) to fighting in the trenches on Gallipoli to being mounted again in the Sinai and Palestine

5.000000

14.000000

29.000000

32.000000

35.000000

The New Zealanders in Sinai and Palestine

 

Powles, Lieut- Col C Guy

Whitcombe&Tombs

1922

(frontis) xv (1p plate) 284p (folding map rear)

8vo

D-J (chips, short tears, small pieces missing, in archival wrapper) Brown cloth binding  Slight bumping top, bottom spine  Patch browning FEP Owner's signature FEP VG

110

With illustrations, maps and lists, the history of part of the NZEF after Gallipoli, the fight across the Middle East, the surrender of the Turkish IV Army, and the final return to New Zealand

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Kiwis in Conflict  200 years of New Zealanders at war

 

Pugsley, Chris (et al)

David Bateman, Auckland Museum

2008

304

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

35

With illustrations, beginning with the New Zealand Wars and ending with peace-keeping roles, a history of the New Zealand army, an up-dating of 'Scars of the Heart'

5.000000

22.000000

47.000000

52.000000

56.000000

Scars on the Heart

Two Centuries of New Zealand at War

Pugsley, Chris (et al)

David Bateman, Auckland Museum

1996

309

4to

D-J Near Fine

45

Based on the Auckland Museum exhibition, a detailed and illustrated examination of NZ at War, from the NZ Wars to peace-keeping missions in the 90s, and how the wars created and developed a national shape

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Gallipoli

The New Zealand Story

Pugsley, Christopher

H&S

1984

384

4to

D-J Slight browning FE VG - Near Fine

60

With illustrations and maps, the first detailed look behind the 'myth of Anzac', a nice copy

5.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

On the Fringe of Hell  New Zealanders and Military Discipline in the First World War

 

Pugsley, Christopher

H&S

1991

360

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG - Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a study focussing on the costs of military 'discipline' amongst the NZEF in France in WW1

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

40.000000

43.000000

Te Hokowhitu a Tu

The Maori Pioneer Battalion in the First World War

Pugsley, Christopher

Libro, Oratia Media

2015 Reprint edition

147

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

30

With illustrations and tables, the story of this Battalion, its military exploits and day-to-day life, with a complete list of those serving

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Gallipoli  The New Zealand Story

 

Pugsley, Christopher

Sceptre, H&S

1990

412

8vo

P-B Fading spine Near Fine

20

With illustrations, a history of the campaign, its effect on New Zealanders fighting there, and those at home, and the developing icon of Anzac

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Te Hokowhitu a Tu

The Maori Pioneer Battalion in the First World War

Pugsley, Christopher

Reed

1995

147

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

50

With illustrations and tables, the story of this Battalion, its military exploits and day-to-day life, with a complete list of those serving

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

31.000000

34.000000

25 Battalion

 

Puttick, Lieut-Gen Sir Edward

War History Branch, DIA

1960

(frontis) xvi 654p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding, gilt titles  Light bumping top, bottom spine Short split in cloth base spine  Presentation plate FEP, slight marks FEP VG

190

With maps and illustrations, with this 2NZEF battalion through Greece, North Africa and Italy

5.500000

20.000000

41.000000

46.000000

50.000000

23 Battalion

Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force

Ross, Angus

War History Branch, DIA

1959

(frontis) xvi 506p (1p)

8vo

D-J (closed tear spine, in archival wrapper) Red cloth binding, gilt titles spine  VG - Near Fine

325

With maps and illustrations, the detailed experience of this New Zealand battalion in Greece, Crete, North Africa and then into Italy, including El Alamein and Cassino

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

42.000000

45.000000

Royal New Zealand Air Force

 

Ross, Squad Leader JMS

The Battery Press

1993

(frontis) (8p) 343p (1p)

8vo

D-J Cloth binding  Near Fine

65

With maps and illustrations, a reprint of this record of aviation in New Zealand, the development of the RNZAF, service against the Japanese in SE Asia and the Pacific, and post-war developments, a nice copy

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Royal New Zealand Air Force

 

Ross, Squadron Leader JMS

War History Branch, DIA

1955

(frontis) xv 343p (1p)

8vo

Blue cloth binding, gilt titles spine Slight rubbing base, top spine  Thin tape residue paste-downs, EPs  VG

70

With maps and illustrations, the development of the NZRAF, its WW2 in the Pacific, and post-war

5.000000

21.000000

40.000000

45.000000

48.000000

Return at Dawn

 

Saunders, Hilary Aidan St George

Govt Print, Director of Publicity

1942

25 leaves

8vo

P-B Rubbing spine, fore-corner creased  VG

25

With illustrations, the 'official' story of No 75 (NZ ) Bomber Squadron with the RAF,  from June 1939-July 1942

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Return to Gallipoli  walking the battlefields of the Great War

 

Scates, Bruce

Cambridge University Press

2006

xxiv 273p

8vo

P-B  Slight fading spine  Owner's plate covered inside front cover  VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, seeing the Gallipoli campaign through hindsight, in the eyes of the gradually developing flow of pilgrims and descendants of the Australian (and New Zealand) soldiers who took part in 1915

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

One more hour

 

Scott, Desmond

Century Hutchinson

1989

143

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, the sequel to 'Typhoon Pilot', the completion of the experiences of New Zealand's most decorated WW2 fighter pilot

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Voices of Gallipoli

 

Shadbolt, Maurice

Hodder & Stoughton

1988

123

8vo

P-B Light foxing FE  VG

25

With maps and illustrations, the stories of ordinary New Zealand soldiers who survived the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment

 

Sinclair, DW

War History Branch, DIA

1954

xvi 559p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding Slight marks covers Slight bump top, bottom spine New FEP VG

120

With maps and illustrations, the war service of this 2NZEF Battalion, from Egypt and the Western Desert to Greece and Crete, the battle against the Afrika Corps, and the ascent of Italy

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

A Soldier's View of Empire

The Reminiscences of James Bodell 1831-92

Sinclair, Keith (ed)

Bodley Head

1982

216

8vo

D-J (spine faded) Name inscribed FEP VG - Near Fine

35

An English soldier who finished up fighting in the NZ Wars, then settled in NZ, with 15 illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Guns against Tanks

L Troop, 33rd Battery, 7th NZ Anti-Tank Regiment in Libya, 23 November 1941

Smith, EH

War History Branch, DIA

1948

32

4to

P-B Slight loss of paper on front cover through the removal of a sticker VG

25

With map and  illustrations, including by Peter McIntyre, the story of L Troop, 33rd Battery, 7th New Zealand Anti-Tank Regiment in Libya, 23 November 1941

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Nga Tama Toa  the price of citizenship

C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945

Soutar, Monty

David Bateman

2018 Reprint edition (2008)

447

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

55

With maps and illustrations, the war experiences of this company and its people from Tairawhiti, on the East Coast, with much personal detail, a wonderful war history

8.000000

28.000000

63.000000

85.000000

76.000000

Quinn's Post  Anzac, Gallipoli

 

Stanley, Peter

Allen & Unwin

2005

xxii 226p

8vo

P-B (fading spine) Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, Life for the New Zealand and Australian soldiers who lived in and around this 'post' on the edge of No Man's Land between the Allied forces and the Turks

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Bardia to Enfidaville

 

Stevens, Maj-Gen WG

War History Branch, DIA

1962

(frontis) xii (folding map) 416p (1p)

4to

D-J (chips, small pieces missing, in archival wrapper) Red cloth binding, gilt titles  Slight rubbing, bumping top, bottom spine  Gd - VG

65

With maps and illustrations, the third volume of the New Zealand Division in North Africa, leading to the Axis withdrawal

5.000000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

50.000000

The New Zealand Division Vol III France

 

Stewart, Col H

Whitcombe&Tombs

1921

xv (frontis) 634p

8vo

Brown cloth binding Bumping top, bottom spine Owner's signature FEP VG

80

With maps and illustrations, the experiences of the NZEF in Western France, and the aftermath, a tidy copy

5.000000

22.000000

47.000000

52.000000

56.000000

The New Zealand Division Vol II France

1916-1919

Stewart, Col Hugh

W&T

1921

xv (1p plate) 634p

8vo

Brown cloth binding, black titles Slight marks covers Bumping top, bottom spine Owner's small label FEP VG

80

With illustrations and maps, the detailed record of NZEF from 1916 - 1919 on the Western Front

6.000000

25.000000

53.000000

59.000000

63.000000

March Past a review of the First Fifty Years of Burnham Camp

 

Storey, John ; Millar, J Halket

Pegasus Press

1974 2nd impression (1973)

139p (1p)

8vo

P-B Owner's small stamp HTP Near Fine

20

With illustrations and lists, a record of this camp's role in preparing the New Zealand army

5.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

March Past

A review of the First Fifty Years of Burnham Camp

Storey, John ; Millar, J Halket

Pegasus Press

1974 2nd impression (1973)

139p (1p)

8vo

P-B VG

20

With map and illustrations, the history of a New Zealand Army camp and the numbers of  soldiers who trained there

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Heroes of Gallipoli  the gallantry of New Zealanders on Gallipoli

 

Stowers, Richard

John Douglas Publishing

2013

440

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

55

With maps and illustrations, a detailed account of the men and women of the first echelon of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force during the Gallipoli campaign

5.000000

30.000000

66.000000

73.000000

79.000000

Forest Rangers  A history of the Forest Rangers during the New Zealand Wars

 

Stowers, Richard ; Binsley, John E

Author Pub

1996

(4p) 294p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

45

With illustrations and maps, the story of the 'irregular' soldiers who formed the 'Forest Ranges' from South Auckland through to Hawke's Bay in the New Zealand Wars, with detailed biographical notes

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The Flak Jacket Collection

 

Subritzky, Mike

Kiwiana Publishing

2001

132

8vo

P-B Laminated covers VG - Near Fine

30

Signed, limited edition (99/100), with illustrations, a collection of the author's verse culled from his twenty-plus years with the New Zealand Defence Force

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Just Ordinary Seamen

 

Tangye, Ted

Author Pub

ND

164

8vo

P-B VG

28

With illustrations, the war experiences of a group of New Zealand sailors, DDay in Europe and the sinking of HMS Isis

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Aircraft against U-Boat

 

Thompson, HL

War History Branch, DIA

1950

32

4to

P-B Slight rusting staples Browning covers VG

20

With map and illustrations, episodes from the work of New Zealand airmen in the Battle of the Atlantic Nov 1942 - Nov 1943

5.000000

13.000000

22.000000

25.000000

28.000000

On Active Service... 5177 OR Gatman 2NZEF

September 1939-November 1941

Thompson, Martyn

Addison Wesley Longman

1999

128

Oblong 8vo

D-J Near Fine

48

With illustrations, a nice copy of the letters home from the author's uncle, from NZ and the Middle East

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force 3 vols

 

Thompson, Wing Cder HL

War History Branch, DIA

1953-59

(frontis) xxiv 408p (1p) ; (frontis) xvi 483p (1p) ; (frontis) xv 409p (1p)

4to

3 vols in D-J (chips, small pieces missing, vol 3 slightly clipped top, bottom FEs, in archival wrappers) Blue cloth binding  VG

225

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of New Zealanders' experiences in the European and Middle East theatres during WW2, a very good set in jacket

8.000000

37.000000

84.000000

93.000000

104.000000

New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force 3 vols

 

Thompson, Wing Cder HL

War History Branch, DIA

1953-59

(frontis) xxiv 408p (1p) ; (frontis) xvi 483p (1p) ; (frontis) xv 409p (1p)

4to

Blue cloth binding Owner's signature FEP or stamp   VG

195

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of New Zealanders' experiences in the European and Middle East theatres during WW2, a very good set

8.000000

37.000000

84.000000

93.000000

104.000000

Warrior Nation

New Zealanders at the Front 1900-2000

Thomson, John

Hazard Press

2000

344

8vo

P-B Soft card wraps with flaps  Near Fine

30

With illustrations, NZ military in action in the Boer War, WW1 and WW2, and as peace-keepers in global action since

5.000000

20.000000

36.000000

41.000000

43.000000

The Staff, The Serpent and the Sword

100 years of the Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps

Treanor, Ken

Wilson Scott Publishing

2010

318

4to

D-J Cloth binding Near Fine

60

With maps and illustrations, the RNZAMC in war service and peace time work, including in Timor, Afghanistan, the Solomons and Iraq, with lists

9.000000

21.000000

58.000000

66.000000

70.000000

New Zealand Chaplains in the Second World War

 

Underhill, Rev Michael L (et al)

War History Branch, DIA

1950

(frontis) xvii (1p) 188p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding, black titles VG

55

With maps and illustrations, the service of the chaplains from the various denominations in the Middle East and the Pacific

5.000000

17.000000

29.000000

33.000000

33.000000

The Ottoman Defence Against the Anzac Landing 25 April 1915

 

Uyar, Mesuit

Big Sky Publishing

2015

181

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, the Anzac landings from the Turkish point-of-view

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Yesterday's Drums  echoes from the wasteland of war

 

Vercoe, Tony

Steele Roberts

2001

207p (1p)

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the WW2 experiences of this New Zealander, including his time as a POW

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Kiwis on the Messdeck

 

Wackrow, LJH

Rimu Pub

1984

144

8vo

P-B Fading spine  VG

25

With illustrations and maps, the novelisation of the author's experiences while serving on HMS Aurora during WW2, especially in the Mediterranean

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The New Zealanders at Gallipoli

 

Waite, Maj Fred

Whitcombe&Tombs

1921 2nd edition

xix (frontis) 330p (folding map at rear)

8vo

D-J (chips, small pieces missing, in archival wrapper) Brown cloth binding Slight bumping top, bottom spine Owner's signature FEP VG

110

With maps, illustrations and lists, the first detailed New Zealand war history of the NZEF's part in the campaign at Gallipoli

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Alam Halfa and Alamein

 

Walker, Ronald

Historical Publications Branch, DIA

1967

xiii (folding chart) 507p (1p)

4to

D-J Cloth binding (slight discolouration top, bottom FE) Near Fine

160

With maps and illustrations, a history of the turning point in the North African war, the attack on Egypt through to the pursuit of the Axis powers. A nice copy

5.000000

21.000000

44.000000

49.000000

54.000000

Takrouna

 

Wards, I McL.

War History Branch, DIA

1951

32

4to

P-B Browning spine VG

25

With maps and illustrations, the New Zealand Division during the Battle of Enfidaville

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Achilles at the River Plate

 

Waters, SD

War History Branch, DIA

1948

32

4to

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, drawings and maps, the story of this New Zealand cruiser and the Admiral Graf Spee, from Episodes and Studies, 'New Zealand in the Second World War'

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Kiwis Do Fly

New Zealanders in RAF Bomber Command

Wheeler, Peter J

New Zealand Bomber Command Assoc

2010

268

4to

P-B  Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, a collection of veterans' experiences during training and on operations serving with the RAF in WW2

5.000000

22.000000

44.000000

48.000000

52.000000

Malta Airmen

 

Whelan, JA

War History Branch, DIA

1951

32

4to

P-B Slight rubbing spine  VG

20

With maps and illustrations, the services of New Zealand airmen in the defence of Malta, and then its use as an attacking base

3.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

An Ordinary Man

Frank's Story

White, Captain R Frank

Dryden Press

2002

(3p) 93p
(3p) 93p

8vo

P-B Fine

30

With illustrations, the war experiences of this New Zealander, including in the LRDG

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Last Maori War in New Zealand

Under the Self-Reliant Policy

Whitmore, George Stoddart

Kessinger Publishing

2011

(2p) 198p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, a reprint of this description of the New Zealand Wars in the 1860s by the Commander of the Colonial Forces in New Zealand

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

A Chronology of the New Zealand Army  1827-1987

 

Wicksteed, Major MR

Govt Print

1988

viii 43p (1p)

8vo

P-B Fine

20

A list from 1827, when the first Red Coats stepped ashore in New Zealand, to 1987, when the SLR is finally replaced, of events and people in New Zealand Army history

5.000000

6.000000

17.000000

22.000000

19.000000

A History of the Second Battalion New Zealand Scottish

 

Wilkie, RM (et al)

2nd Battalion Ex-Members' Assoc

1981

xv 62p

8vo

D-J (fading spine, chips) Full red leather binding VG - Near Fine

50

Signed, limited, numbered edition (84/100), with illustrations and lists, a history of the Southern section of New Zealand Scottish regiment

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

A Two Years Interlude  France 1916-1918

 

Wilson, Major RA

Author Pub

(1968?)

115

8vo

D-J (two small holes spine, in archival wrapper) Near Fine

80

Scarce memoirs of time with the NZEF in France in World War One, with 18 illustrations, a nice copy

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Desert Duel  New Zealand's North African war 1940-43

 

Wright, Matthew

Reed

2002

194

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG - Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, the experience of New Zealand soldiers through 4 years in the Western Desert

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Italian Odyssey

New Zealanders in the Battle for Italy 1943-45

Wright, Matthew

Reed

2003

195

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, with the Kiwis in Italy, including Cassino

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

41.000000

46.000000

The New Zealand Experience at Gallipoli and the Western Front

 

Wright, Matthew

Oratia Books

2017

390

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, capturing the lives and deaths of the NZEF, a revised and updated edition of 'Shattered Glory'

5.500000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

Behind Enemy Lines  Kiwi Freedom Fighters in WWII

 

Wright, Matthew (ed)

Random House

2010

253

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

15

A selection from 10 writers dealing with New Zealanders who were behind German lines between 1941 and 1945, for example, escaped POWs, or some who were sent to help bolster the resistance

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

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