The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star-crossed pilots during the height of the roaring twenties who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go to the ultimate lengths... read more

The Lost Pilots: The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple

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 Military and Transport

The gripping account of how Australia's greatest warship was lost and found. 'We just found Sydney. We've got it. It's absolutely crystalclear. She's sitting upright in a small debris field. There's no doubt about it.' 
For sixty-six years it was Austr... read more

Sinking of HMAS Sydney

In 2018 the RAF is one hundred years old. In his new book, destined to be a classic, Patrick Bishop examines the high point of its existence - the Second World War, when the Air Force saved the nation from defeat then led the ... read more

Air Force Blue: The RAF in World War Two - Spearhead of Victory

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 Military and Transport

A substantial work, providing exceptional insights into Ferrari the man, Ferrari's design, and Ferrari the legend.
Ferrari is an extraordinary company that emerged as World War II receded in Italy, combining collegiality, an almost religious dedication, and ... read more

Ferrari: Under the Skin

Peter FitzSimons brings to life the story of the battle of Le Hamel - the Allied triumph masterminded by Australian commander Sir John Monash, whose strategies became the blueprint for modern warfare T... read more

Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed the World

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 Military and Transport

From the day he was born into a racing family on February 16, 1979, Rossi was destined for racing greatness. Rossi started his international racing career in 1996, riding for Aprilia in the 125cc class, and won his first World Championship the following ... read more

Valentino Rossi: Life of a Legend

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 Military and Transport

Reading Level:General Adult

The golden age of ocean liners is inextricably linked with the key decorative trends of the 20th century Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism. This lavish visual feast explores the technical, aesthetic, cultural, and political factors that came toget... read more

Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed and Style

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 Military and Transport

When Jack Pryce sailed to war in 1915 with the Otago Infantry Battalion he was restless, wanting to "make good" of his life. Experiencing the carnage of Gallipoli and Passchendaele and other epic battles on the Western Front, he rose through the ranks to gain his commissi... read more

Jack's Journey

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 Military and Transport

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Ford: A Kiwi Obsession

It's cold, wet and dangerous, so why do we do it? Richard Hammond's A SHORT HISTORY OF THE MOTORCYCLE attempts to explain what it is about bikes and biking that calls to so many people, leaving them powerless to resist. This entertaining guide charts ... read more

A Short History of the Motorcycle

LAST POST is very consciously the last word from the handful of First World War survivors who were left alive in 2004. Now they have passed away, our final human connection with the First World War has been broken. Max Arthur, a skilled interviewer, took the very last chance we had to ask questions of... read more

Last Post: The Final Word from Our First World War Soldiers