Thursday, April 21, 2011
BOOKS OF SPECIAL INTEREST ON ANZAC DAY
The French civilians who chose to help Kiwis during the Second Waorld war
The first complete history of the world's most formidable soldiers.
What have they done to the rain? - A Kiwi soldier's memoir of Vietnam, Kukupa Press- $32. The Kiwi experience of the Vietnam War told for the first time from the perspective of a Gunner.
This is the story of New Zealand participation in Fighter Command, and later in the Second Tactical Air Force (2TAF) which had the prime attack role post-invasion.
Kiwi Battlefields by Ron Palenski, Hodder Moa, $44.99
An account of the major battles that NZ'ers have been involved in.
Nice Day for a War - Adventures of a Kiwi soldier in World War 1
Chris Slane and Matt Elliott
Harper Collins - $29.99
Lest We Forget
Written by Feana Tu'akoi, illustrated by Elspeth Alix Batt
Scholastic $31.00 - Hardback
Tyson attends his first Dawn Parade
Also published in Maori, Kei Wareware Tatou, in paperback, $19.50