Nationwide Books (2)

Good Luck to All the Lads: the Wartime Story of Brian Cox 1939-43

ISBN: 9780473139490

Author: Peter Cox    Publisher: Nationwide Books

240 x 170mm / 260 pages The Wartime Story of Brian Cox 1939-43 'Good luck to all the lads'. Brian Cox wrote those words in his diary on 26 August 1940, just b...


240 x 170mm / 260 pages The Wartime Story of Brian Cox 1939-43 'Good luck to all the lads'. Brian Cox wrote those words in his diary on 26 August 1940, just before he and his mates from 9 Platoon of 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion experience enemy action for the first time in the Western Desert. Good Luck To All The Lads is the story of Brian Cox and his schoolmates from Nelson College and of 9 Platoon during the Second World War. This moving and fascinating book written by Brian's son Peter Cox, covers the men's time training in New Zealand and Egypt, the action they saw in Greece, Libya and the Western Desert. It is a memorial to the young men, many of them from Nelson College, who bravely served, and sometimes died, so far from home. Over 110 phots & maps.


Pages: 260


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2008


Tags: Biography   Military   New Zealand
$39.99
Ivan Mauger : The Will To Win Autobiography

ISBN: 9780955237690

Author: Ivan Mauger    Publisher: Nationwide Books

The autobiography of New Zealand's speedway hero. Few New Zealander's have achieved so much and dominated on a global stage as Ivan Mauger, six times the world ...


The autobiography of New Zealand's speedway hero. Few New Zealander's have achieved so much and dominated on a global stage as Ivan Mauger, six times the world speedway champion. Decorated with the OBE and MBE and twice Sportsman of the Year, he never did anything by halves during his stellar career. No modern racer has surpassed his record of success which includes nine other world championship gold medals - in teams, world pairs and long track. Ivan Mauger : The Will To Win, the autobiography, recounts the story of how he and his teenage bride set sail for England in 1957 with no more than a pocketful of dreams between them. After overcoming struggles in the beginning, Ivan spent the best part of two decades rewriting the history books. Ivan was the first speedway racer to win three world titles in succession, he is acclaimed in more than 30 countries and stayed involved in the sport even in retirement.


Pages: 448


Publication Date: 01-08-2011


$39.95 $19.99
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