We are now accepting books on exchange and credits to shop cards.

We are not buying stock for cash yet. We are operating under Level 2 restrictions.

Please note that we will require you

* to wear a mask at all times whilst instore

* sign in and sanitise your hands at entry

* maintain a 2m distance between you and other browsing customers

We are here to help you if you need assistance and are happy to organise a delivery for those who are still staying safe at home. Web orders will be processed and delivered via courier and NZ Post.

Store pick ups can be ordered online or organised by phone and email. We will send you an email when your pick up is ready to be collected.

To keep up with all the Arty Bees news, why not subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of the page.

Our next book club meeting is on Monday 13 December at 6pm.  Check out Facebook or email us to find out more.

The Unending Vigil - The History of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Title:
The Unending Vigil - The History of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Longworth, Philip
$22.00

Pen and Sword, 2003 reprint

One million, one hundred thousand men and women lost their lives in the service of the British Empire during the First World War; in the Second, another six hundred thousand from all parts of the Commonwealth made the same sacrifice. The First World War, which began as a war between professional armies, was very soon to be fought by millions of ordinary citizens turned soldier. Those who died could no longer be "shovelled into a hole...and so forgotten" as had happened, to Thakeray's indignation, at Waterloo, and in May 1917 a new organization, the Imperial War Graves Commission, was founded to provide permanent care for their graves and commemoration for the missing. The Unending Vigil tells the story of the Commission - of its beginnings on the western Front, and of its work since then, laboring worldwide, often against the odds to turn scenes of desolation and horror into places of peace and haunting beauty...

Second hand Paperback
Stock: 
1
ISBN: 
9781844150045
SKU:
111305