Publication Date: May 2011
Author: Squadron Leader J. M. S. Ross
THIS IS A NEW BOOK:The Volume is the Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War. The book relates the development of service aviation in New Zealand from its beginnings in the early nineteentwenties and gives an account of the part played by the Royal New Zealand Air Force in training men for service with the Royal Air Force and operations against the Japanese in the Second World War. The final chapter outlines briefly the post War development of the Air Force up to the end of 1954.
Publication Date: May 2011
THIS IS A NEW BOOK: The volume begins with a short account of the variations in strategic circumstances affecting defence policy on Crete up to the end of April 1941. It then relates the hurried preparations to resist invasion with troops already on the Island and those evacuated from Greece.
The book includes an account of the defensive plan and dispositions finally adopted, and of the German strength. The plan of attack; the first major air-borne operation, precedes a detailed day-by-day account of the fighting in the various sectors, to the withdrawal and the evacuation of the island. The book ends with a short chapter of conclusions in which the defensive policy and its execution are discussed.
Publication Date: December 2012
Author: Sarah Chandler & Charlie O’Hara-Smith
2012 marked the thirtieth year of New Zealand's significant contribution to the successful, if not widely known, Multinational Force and Observer (MFO) peace keeping mission in the Sinai, set up in 1982 to monitor the Treaty of Peace between Egypt and Israel.
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The Worlds First Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Author Dr Dave McKay
The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65), Big E was an icon of her time.
During her 51 years of service in the United States Navy she lived up to her name and achieved many first and only accolades. Big described not only her physical size but also alluded to her spirit and stature in the eyes of the navy, US citizens, and countless admirers from around the globe. This ship, like no other, had a soul that defined her as special to her many crew and to her nation.
This comprehensive book covers the USS Enterprise complete history from Concept to Inactivation with over 688 pages and 706 predominantly Coloured Photographs (with some Black and White historical images)
Hard cover with dust jacket; cover size approx. 10.5 inches tall by 8 inches wide. (266mm x 203mm) Weight 5.5 Lbs (2.5 kgs)
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AUSTRALIANS AT WAR IN NEW ZEALAND
SINAI JOURNAL: 30 YEARS OF KIWIS SERVING WITH THE MULTINATIONAL FORCE AND OBSERVERS
IN THE HEAVENS ABOVE
SKYHAWKS: THE HISTORY OF THE RNZAF SKYHAWK
FROM THE UTTERMOST ENDS OF THE EARTH