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Book: Taking the Ridge


Messines in WW1



Taking the Ridge: Anzacs & Germans at the Battle of Messines 1917

Dr Jeffrey McNeill


A4, hardback. Colour and black & white photographs and maps, 376pp.


NZ$79.99 incl. GST (New Zealand)

AUS$65.00 excl. GST

42,00 excl. VAT


Taking the Ridge can be purchased directly from Titipounamu Rifleman Press and from specialist military bookshops and other good bookshops.

Book cover Taking the Ridge by Jeff McNeill


New Zealand sales

NZ$79.99 incl. GST

Taking the Ridge can be purchased directly from the publisher. Postage and packing are charged extra. All books will be posted via New Zealand Post Economy delivery (tracking but no signature) at cost ($11.00 incl. GST) for individual copies unless otherwise requested and the difference paid for. Posting is within two days of payment clearing.


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Australian sales

AUS$65.00 excl. GST + AUS$30.00 standard postage


European sales

42,00 excl. VAT + 39,00 standard postage

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