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"Eggs-a-Cook!" The Story of the Forty-Fourth
"Eggs-a-Cook!" The Story of the Forty-Fourth: War as the Digger Fought It
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Eggs-a-Cook! relates the experience of the 44th Battalion in France during 1916-1918. Raised at Claremont, Western Australia in February 1916, Longmore details their experiences in the Armentieres sector, 'Plugstreet,' Messines, Broodseinde Ridge, Paschendale, Corbie, Hamel, Bray, and the Somme ...
1942: Australia's Greatest Peril
1942: Australia's Greatest Peril
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1942 was the year of Australia's greatest peril as the nation awaited invasion from Darwin. Darwin was devastated by bombing, Australian ships were torpedoed within sight of our coast, midget Japanese submarines attacked shipping in Sydney Harbour ...
A Guide to Military History on the Internet
A Guide to Military History on the Internet: A Comprehensive Introduction for Genealogists and Military Historians
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There are thousands of websites devoted to all aspects of military history from ancient the Battle of Hastings to the modern Gulf. This unique book helps you find the ones that will help with your research. Includes websites relevant for researching British, American, Australian and
Canadian Forces ...
Man of Intelligence: Eric Nave
A Man of Intelligence: The Life of Captain Eric Nave, Australian Codebreaker Extraordinary
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Eric Nave, an Australian naval officer, was the first to unravel Japanese  naval telegraphy and to break Imperial Japanese Navy codes. Yet few Australians have ever heard of ...
A Short History of 9 Field Company R.A.E. [A.I.F.] 1939-1945
A Short History of 9 Field Company R.A.E. [A.I.F.] 1939-1945
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During the Pacific War, this Australian Army unit was one of eight engineer and one Australian infantry companies, that was subjected to the extremes of climatic and geographic conditions in New Guinea. The project was to build the 'Bulldog-Wau Road' from the south coast ...
AIF Unit Histories of the Great War 1914-1918
AIF Unit Histories of the Great War 1914-1918
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The recent upsurge in Australia's military history has seen the availability of many military records online. However, many people have difficulty in wading through military jargon and need a more readable source of what their relatives battalion or unit was doing during the Great War of 1914-1918. This is where the unit histories become a most valuable resource tool ...
Air Force Australia
Air Force Australia-S
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All Men Back -- All One Big Mistake
All Men Back--All One Big Mistake
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An amazing story told by Bill Bee who was a signalman on the flag deck of HMAS Perth. He gives an eyewitness account of events leading up to the Java ...
All the King's Enemies: A History of 2/5 Australian Infantry Battalion 1939-1945
All the King's Enemies: A History of the 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion 1939-1945
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Raised in Melbourne in October 1939, the 2/5th sailed for the Middle East in April 1940 and took part in Australia's first battle at Bardia in 1941. This is the history of a fine battalion and the men who served in it when the country and free world was in need ...

An Awkward Truth: Bombing of Darwin February 1942
An Awkward Truth: The Bombing of Darwin February 1942
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The compelling and very human story of the first foreign assault on Australian soil since settlement - the attack on Darwin by the Japanese in February 1942 ...
Anzac Legacies: Australian and the Aftermath of War
Anzac Legacies: Australian and the Aftermath of War
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This book offers new perspectives on how Australians have lived with, and continue to live with, the legacies of war. Importantly, it demonstrates how the wars of the last century have had an enduring impact on generations of Australians well beyond the end of battlefield conflict ...
As Rough as Bags: The History of the 6th Battalion, 1st AIF, 1914-1919
As Rough as Bags: The History of the 6th Battalion, 1st AIF, 1914-1919
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The history of the 6th Battalion is vividly described as supplements by the extensive use of diaries, letters, interviews with veterans, and photographs, many of which have never been published before. The inclusion of many appendices makes this history a notable addition to Australian military literature ...
Aussie Soldier Prisoners of War
Aussie Soldier: Prisoners of War
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Almost 35,000 Australian men and women were taken as prisoners during the Boer War, WW1,  WW2 and the Korean War. For many, their greatest victory would be in the simple act of surviving. The heartfelt stories are very personal journeys. You will relive the capture, living conditions, escape attempts, punishments ...
Aussie Soldier: Up Close and Personal
Aussie Soldier: Up Close and Personal
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Denny Neave has created an exceptional book featuring the personal anecdotes and experiences of Aussie soldiers from WW1 to current conflicts. With the assistance of over 200 Australian soldiers both young and old, Aussie Soldier provides up close and personal perspectives on what being a soldier means to them.
Australia's Fighting Sons of the Empire: WA
Australia's Fighting Sons of the Empire: Western Australia
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Containing nearly 1500 biographies of soldiers who fought in WWI. A great resource for those interested in the the war and the people who fought in it especially from Western Australia.
Australian and New Zealand Honours and Awards of the Boer War 1899-1902
Australian and New Zealand Honours and Awards of the Boer War 1899-1902
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This is an amazing collection of biographical details of over 500 Australian and New Zealand officers and men who won honours and awards in the 2nd Anglo-Boer War. Information geerally provided is: surname, given names, year of birth, year of death, rank, battalion, and details relating to the whole military life of that person ...
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 10: The August Offensive at Anzac, 1915
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 10: The August Offensive at Anzac, 1915
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The August Offensive or ‘Anzac Breakout’ at Gallipoli saw some of the bloodiest fighting since the landing as Commonwealth and Turkish troops fought desperate battles at Lone Pine, German Officers’ Trench, Turkish Quinn’s, The Chessboard, The Nek, Chunuk Bair, The Farm, Hill Q and Hill 971 ...
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 11: The Battle of Mont St Quentin-Peronne
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 11: The Battle of Mont St Quentin-Peronne, 1918
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The Battle of Mont St Quentin-Peronne 1918 charts an extraordinary journey from the trenches facing Mont St Quentin on 31 August 1918 through the frenetic phases of the battle until the final objectives are taken on 5 September. This is the story, often told in the words of the men themselves, of the capture of the ‘unattackable’ Mont and the ‘invincible’ fortress town ...
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 12: The Landing at Anzac, 1915
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 12: The Landing at Anzac, 1915
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'The Landing at Anzac, 1915' challenges many of the cherished myths of the most celebrated battle in Australian and NZ history - myths that have endured for almost a century. Told from both the Anzac and Turkish perspectives, this meticulously researched account questions several of the claims of Charles Bean’s magisterial and much-quoted Australian official history and presents a fresh ...
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 4: Exploring Gallipoli: An Australian Army Battlefield Guide
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 4: Exploring Gallipoli: An Australian Army Battlefield Guide
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This book is intended to provide both practical touring information for the independent traveller to Gallipoli, as a guide to the amazing First World War Anzac battlefields. It includes detailed information on the key sites at Gallipoli ...
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 6: Wau 1942-1943
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 6: Wau 1942-1943
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Based on a detailed analysis of the battlefield, this book outlines how the victory at Wau was achieved and demonstrates how determined leadership can turn the tide of battle. Throughout most of 1942, the Australian Army fought a series of commando actions ...
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 7: Australia's Palestine Campaign
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 7: Australia's Palestine Campaign
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Apart from the battle of Beersheeba, the Palestine Campaign received little attention in Australia compares to Gallipoli and the Western Front. With nearly two mounted divisions engaged against the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East for almost three years the Palestine Campaign was Australia's longest running militarily significant endeavour of the First World War after the Western Front
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 8: The Battle of Fromelles 1916
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 8: The Battle of Fromelles 1916
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The Battle of Fromelles - until recently largely forgotten in the accounts of Australia's experiences in World War One - remains the single bloodiest day in terms of numbers of soldiers killed, wounded or missing, in Australia's military history. The battle now is also one of the most controversial military episodes in Australian history ...
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 9: The Battle of Bardia
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 9: The Battle of Bardia
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On the morning of 3 January 1941, Australians of the 6th Division led an assault against the Italian colonial fortressvillage of Bardia in Libya, not far from the Egyptian-Libyan frontier.
Australian Frontier Wars 1788-1838
Australian Frontier Wars 1788-1838
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From the Swan River to the Hawkesbury, and from the sticky Arnhem Land mangrove to the soft green hills of Tasmania, this book describes the major conflicts fought on the ...
Australian World War One Collection Commemorative Set
Australian World War One Collection Commemorative Set
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As the 100 year anniversary of Anzac is something to celebrate, we have made a special 'Australia World War One Collection Commemorative Set' CD
which includes eight titles that have been produced by Archive Digital Books Australasia, and are selling it for a limited titme, and at a very special price.
Australians at War
Australians at War
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Australia has a proud record of wartime service, and many of the individuals who fought, suffered, died and attained victory on our behalf were willing volunteers. 'Australians at War' charts ...
Australians at War: The Illustrated History
Australians at War: The Illustrated History
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This stunning new edition of AK Macdougall’s famous pictorial history is a truly masterful work. Covering the more than 100 years in which Australians have been fighting overseas war, it includes a full write up of the legends created by Australian soldiers in both World Wars, as well as full coverage of recent operations such as Timor, Afghanistan and Iran.
Beaten Down by Blood: The Battle of Mont St Quentin-Peronne 1918
Beaten Down by Blood: The Battle of Mont St Quentin-Peronne 1918
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This book charts an extraordinary journey from the trenches facing Mont St Quentin on 31 August 1918 through the frenetic phases of the battle until the final objectives are taken on 5 September. This is the story, often told in the words of the men themselves, of the capture of the ‘unattackable’ Mont and the ‘invincible’ fortress town of Péronne, two of the great feats of Australian forces in the First World War.
Before the Anzac Dawn: A Military History of Australia to 1915
Before the Anzac Dawn: A Military History of Australia to 1915
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If you think Australian military history started on the shores of Gallipoli, this book will change your mind.
Chased by the Sun: Australians in Bomber Command
Chased by the Sun: The Australians in Bomber Command in WWII
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The glow of the sun was frightening and it chased them home... Bill Brill  began losing height to escape the sky growing lighter above and behind him. But  the sun ...
Chiefs of the Australian Army: Higher Command of the Australian Military Forces 1901-1914
Chiefs of the Australian Army: Higher Command of the Australian Military Forces 1901-1914
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'The Chiefs' tells the remarkable story of the talented, dedicate, and now little known, generals who led and shaped the Australian Army in its challenging formative years ...
Clive Caldwell, Air Ace
Clive Caldwell, Air Ace
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Clive Caldwell was officially attributed with 271/2 victories and became Australia's highest scoring fighter pilot in World War II. In addition, he became an ave in both the Middle East and Pacific theatres - the only Australian pilot to attain this status. This biography is a celebration of Caldwell's military achievements.
Conquest & Settlement: 21st Regiment
Conquest and Settlement: the 21st Regiment (Royal North British Fusiliers) in Western Australia 1833-1840
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This is not a military history in the usual sense. It is not dedicated to campaigns fought, won or lost. It is an attempt to chronicle the part played by ...
Constant Care: RAN 1915-2002
Constant Care: The Royal Australian Navy Health Services 1915-2002
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'Constant Care' is a history of the Royal Australian Navy Health Service from  its beginnings in 1911, through to the Gulf War. This book covers health care in war ...
Convoys up the Track
Convoys up the Track: A History of 121st Australian General Transport Company (AIF) 1941-1946
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'Convoys up the Track' is the story of 121 Australian General Transport  Company (AIF) which served a vast expanse of Australia from Adelaide to Eucla,  Mount Gambier to ...
Country Victoria's Own: 150 Year Hist 8th/7th Battalion
Country Victoria's Own: 150 Year History of the 8th/7th Battaliion Royal Victoria Regiment and its Predecessors 1858-2008
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The history of the 8/7 RAR has its roots as far back at the Ballarat Rifle Regiment and the Bendigo Rifle Regiment, both formed in 1858. 'Country Victoria's Own' traces the history of the Ballarat infantry and the units in major cities and towns that form its 'predecessors' ...
Crossing the Wire: The Untold Stories of Australian POWs
Crossing the Wire: The Untold Stories of Australian POWs in Battle and Captivity During WWI
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Drawing on previous inaccessible records – including interviews, private papers and unpublished manuscripts. An unknown future was certainly what awaited those mostly young soldiers as POWs – whether it be exposed to their own artillery fire while working for the enemy ‘behind the line’; in a hospital ward somewhere; or behind wire in a camp, in Germany. What remained constant, was their desire to be free – to get back to their family and loved ones in Australia.
Cruel Conflict: Triumph and Tragedy of HMAS Perth
Cruel Conflict: The Triumph and Tragedy of HMAS Perth
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A 0100 on 1 March 1942, after several heroic battles, the HMAS 'Perth' sank off the coast of Java. Less than half of the ship's company survived. 'Perth' lost 357 sailors and a further 320 became prisoners of war, 106 of whom were to later die in captivity ...
Cruiser: The Life and Loss of HMAS Perth and her Crew
Cruiser: The Life and Loss of HMAS Perth and her Crew
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Of all the Australians who fought in the Second World War, none saw more action nor endured so much of its hardship and horror as the crew of the cruiser HMAS Perth. The definitive biography of the Australian cruiser HMAS Perth, and the brave men who sailed with her.
Darwin's Submarine I-124
Darwin's Submarine I-124
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The first attacks on Australia by the Japanese were made by four submarines of the Sixth Submarine Squadron of the Imperial Japanese Navy. These 80-man boats laid mines, and then waited in their killing zones for targets to torpedo. On 20 January 1942, it all went horribly wrong. Sunk with all hands, the submarine I-124 ...
Do Unto Others: Counter Bombardment in Australia's Miltiary Campaigns
Do Unto Others: Counter Bombardment in Australia's Miltiary Campaigns
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'Do Unto Other' is a comprehensive account of the history of counter bombardment, including the development of Australian techniques, equipment and procedures through the campaigns up until Vietnam ...
Echoes of Anzac: Voice of Aust at War
Echoes of Anzac: The Voice of Australians at War
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This book consists of the words of ordinary Australian soldiers. Ditties and  poems have been tossed about from one soldier to another, sometimes even from  one war to ...
Fairmile Ships of the RAN V2
Fairmile Ships of the Royal Australian Navy: Volume 2
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During World War Two, the Royal Australian Navy decided to employ Fairmile  ships to provide a fast craft for escort duties, anti-submarine activities,  carrying commandos and raiding Japanese-held bases. Many were ...
Fighting Nineteenth: History of the 19th Battation AIF 1915-1918
Fighting Nineteenth: History of the 19th Infantry Battalion AIF 1915-1918
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Almost 5000 men served in the 19th Battalion, AIF during its three and half years as one of the four battalions of the 5th Brigade, 2nd Division.Using official war diaries and input from individual diaries, letters and photos provided by families, the authors have shown how men served ...
Finding the Family Redcoat: Tracing Your British Military Ancestors in Australia
Finding the Family Redcoat: Tracing Your British Military Ancestors in Australia
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This book covers the Redcoats of the British garrison who were in Australian between 1788 and 1870. It covers where to look, what to look for, as well as information on how to understand the records. For those seeking to search out their 19th century British Army ancestors who were in Australia there is no better place to start ...
Flak: True Stories from WWII
Flak: True Stories From the Men Who Flew in World War Two
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Michael Veitch has had a life-long obsession with the aircraft of the Second  World War and the men that crewed them. Over the years his experience taught him  ...
For Empire: Victorias 1st Expedit Force
For Empire: Victoria's First Expeditionary Force to the Motherland
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Facsimile. A reprint of the souvenir booklet published in September 1914, to acknowledge the departure of the Victorian unit en route to Egypt. The book has photos of every officer ...
Gallipoli Doctors
Gallipoli Doctors
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In what is a 'who's who' of the medical profession at war, LtCol Likeman has described in great detail the lives of the AIF doctors who laboured under harsh conditions at Gallipoli to tens to the wounded and sick. Each mini-biography details the professional life of the doctor concerned prior to the war and after, in addition, where doctors also served of the Western Front  or in Palestine, their service history is also recorded.
Gallipoli to Tripoli: History of the 10th Light Horse Regiment AIF 1914-1919
Gallipoli to Tripoli: History of the 10th Light Horse Regiment AIF 1914-1919
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The 10th Light Horse epitomises the dash and insouciance of the mounted Australian soldier in World War I. This book fills the need of the expanding families, relatives, and growing number people who are interested in knowing of the experiences of our men in battles of such significance that they literally changed the map of the world.
Gallipoli: Attack from the Sea
Gallipoli: Attack from the Sea
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The Gallipoli campaign of 1914–15 is one of the most discussed events of the First World War. Of particular fascination, and until now largely overlooked in historical accounts, are the considerable naval dimensions of the campaign ...
Colonial Guns
Golonial Guns: Artillery of the Australian Colonies
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This book covers the range of artillery found in the Australian colonies from the time of first white settlement right up until Federation one hundred and ten years later ...
Hell's Heroes: The Forgotten Story of the Worst POW Camp in Japan
Hell's Heroes: The Forgotten Story of the Worst P.O.W. Camp in Japan
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This is the story of the POW camp that never was - so dubbed by one old soldier because the atrocities that occurred there went largely unreported at the time. In his gripping history of the men who were POWs in Japan, the author draws on the diaries and memories of those who survived ...
Heroes Have Wings
Heroes Have Wings: The Stories of Australian Airmed in the Great Air Battles of World War Two
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Peter Firkins is a West Australian who volunteered for service in the RAAF during World War II at the age of seventten. He completed a tour of operations on No.
History of the 10th Battalion AIF
History of the 10th Battalion AIF
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Written by Arthur Limb in 1919, this book gives a brief history of the 10th Battalion of the AIF – 'South Australia’s quota to the Australian Expeditionary Force' ...
History of the Royal Australian Army Pay Corps
History of the Royal Australian Army Pay Corps in Victoria
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This book records the history of the Pay Corps from its beginnings in the Colonial period through the Boer War, the Great War 1914-1918, the Second World War, the post-War period, and Korea, Malaya, Borneo and Vietnam as well ...
HMAS Diamantina: Australia's Last River Class Frigate 1945-1980
HMAS Diamantina: Australia's Last River Class Frigate 1945-1980
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From war ship to oceanographic research vessel, between 1945 and 1980, Diamantina gave outstanding service to the Australian nation - in war, in making the peace, then in the Cold War years, by undertaking important oceanographic and scientific research ...
HMAS Mk II
HMAS Mk II
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This is the second of a series of four books published by the Australian War Memorial on the Royal Australian Navy during World War II. Written and prepared by serving personnel of the RAN in 1943 ...
HMAS Sydney (II)
HMAS Sydney (II)
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The fate of HMAS Sydney (II), last sighted just before Christmas in 1941 following a battle with a German raider, has been Australia's most enduring maritime mysteries. Then on 16 March 2009 her wreckage was discovered, resolving much of the 67-year-old uncertainty and controversy surrounding the disappearance of the ship and the 674...
Invading Australia: Japan and the Battle for Australia 1942
Invading Australia: Japan and the Battle for Australia 1942
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1942 was a key year in Australia's history. As its people had so long feared, White Australia, an outpost of empire, seemed about to be invaded by the Japanese. In that one year, Darwin was bombed, submarines torpedoed ships in Sydney Harbour ...
Keep the Men Alive: Australian POW Doctors in Japanese Captivity
Keep the Men Alive: Australian POW Doctors in Japanese Captivity
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The moving and remarkable stories of the 106 Australian doctors who were prisoners of war under the Japanese in World War II ...
Killer Caldwell: Greatest Fighter Pilot
Killer Caldwell: Australia's Greatest Fighter Pilot
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Clive 'Killer' Caldwell was a natural and brilliant pilot, a superb shot, and  born leader. He saw action against the Germans, Italians and Japanese, and  remains Australia's greatest ...
Lonesome Pine: The Bloody Ridge
Lonesome Pine: The Bloody Ridge
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One of the most famous assaults of the Gallipoli campaign took place over four bloody days in August 1915 across an area no bigger than a football field. On a small plateau in Gallipoli known as Lone Pine — named for the lonesome pine that stood there — this fierce battle was fought.
Luck is No Accident: Flying
Luck is No Accident: Flying in War and Peace 1946-1986
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The author learned to fly as a teenager, and here he describes his experiences in both the RAAF and civil aviation. He flew with No. 77 (Fighter) Squadron flying Meteor ...
Maker & Breaker: 2/1 & 2/14 Field Company Engineer Officer 1939-1945
Maker and Breaker: 2/1 and 2/14 Field Company Engineer Officer 1939-1945
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This book tells the the true story of John Grover, engineer, and his experiences of World War Two. Aged only 24 by the end of the war, John joined up in the Engineers when war broke out in 1939 and was part of 2/1 and 2/14 Field Companies ...
Men of Mont St Quentin: Between Victory and Death
Men of Mont St Quentin: Between Victory and Death
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On 1 September 1918, the dozen men of Nine Platoon, 21st Australian Infantry Battalion, walked across a weedy beet-field toward the German defenders of Mont St Quentin. Within hours, three were dead and five more were wounded, one of whom died six weeks later. The survivors returned from war, to live the next sixty-odd years in ...
Milne Bay Radar: No. 37 Radar Station
Milne Bay Radar: Unit History of the No. 37 Radar Station 1942-1945
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The author of this book, Tim Jones, was a member of No. 37 Radar Station and  witnessed many of the events that befell the unit. He carried a camera with ...
More Than Bombs and Bandages: Australian Army Nurses at Work in WWI
More Than Bombs and Bandages: Australian Army Nurses at Work in World War I
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More than Bombs and Bandages exposes the false assumption that military nurses only nursed. Based on author Kirsty Harris’ thesis, this is a book that is far removed from the ‘devotion to duty’ stereotyping offering an intriguing and sometimes gut-wrenching insight into the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) during WWI ...
No Quarter: Unlawful Killing
No Quarter: Unlawful Killing and Surrender in the Australian War Experience 1915-18
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One of the rarely discussed aspects of the experience of soldiers in the  First World War was the refusal to take prisoners during battle and in some  cases ...
Officers of the Queensland Defence Force 1891-1898
Officers of the Queensland Defence Force 1891-1898
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Essentially this is a specialised directory covering the those in the defence force in Queensland during the last decade of the nineteenth century. With over 200 pages in this book, you can expect to find people named in their positions in the defence force along with the date ...
On the Warpath: An Anthology
On the Warpath: An Anthology of Australian Military Travel
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'Travel is a political as well as recreational action. And one of the main  avenues of travel has been military, both in the excursionary exploits and  warring armies ...
RAAF at War: WWII Korea Malaya
RAAF at War: WWII Korea Malaya-S
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RAAF Flying Boats at War
RAAF Flying Boats at War: The Way it Was
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Joe Leach was a member of the Militia before the war, but when the European  conflict began, he applied to join the RAAF. Before long he was training as a Wireless ...
Remember Them: A Guide to Victoria's Wartime Heritage
Remember Them: A Guide to Victoria's Wartime Heritage
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Victoria's wartime and military heritage encompasses a vast range of memorials, from the majestic Shrine of Remembrance to local war monuments, honour boards, cemeteries, Avenues of Honour, sculptures, museums and memorabilia. This guidebook shares the personal stories of the individuals honoured Victoria's war memorials ...
Researching South Australian Military Ancestors
Researching South Australian Military Ancestors
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Military records provide a wealth of information for researchers, and are a useful source of information. But how do you go about finding and obtaining records? Covering South Australian military and their records, this booklet briefly covers the resources available, and how to access them ...
Roving Editors 1918
Roving Editors 1918
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A unique look at the the First World War through the eyes of a war correspondent ...
Russian Anzacs in Australian History
Russian Anzacs in Australian History
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Elena Govor has given voice to a part of Australian cultural history that  until now has been silent. Extraordinarily, it was men born in the former Russian Empire that constituted ...
Sacred Places: War Memorials in the Australian Landscape
Sacred Places: War Memorials in the Australian Landscape
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'Sacred Places' has won many accolades since it was first published in 1998, including the New South Wales Premier's Prize for Australian History, and 'The  Age' Book of the Year. This ...
Seeking the Sydney: Quest
Seeking the Sydney: A Quest for Truth
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The wartime loss of Australia’s pride, HMAS Sydney, with all hands on board, remains among the great riddles of modern maritime history - one that has  teased authorities, naval experts ...
Shadows of Anzac: An Intimate History of Gallipoli
Shadows of Anzac: An Intimate History of Gallipoli
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Shadows of Anzac: an intimate history of Gallipoli tells the story of the ‘ordinary’ men and women who participated in the Gallipoli campaign from April to December 1915 and gave the Anzac legend meaning. Drawing on letters, diaries and other primary and secondary sources, David Cameron provides an intimate and personal perspective of Anzac ...
Shattered Anzacs: Living With the Scars of War
Shattered Anzacs: Living With the Scars of War
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'Shattered Anzacs' tells the untold story of thousands of Australian families who welcomed home disabled soldiers after the First World War. It explores the profound and lasting consequences of disablement for their kin in the 1920s and 1930s ...
Signals: A Story of the Australian Corps of Signals
Signals: A Story of the Australian Corps of Signals
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Written and prepared by members of the Australian Corps of Signals, this book is an outline of the achievements of the Australian Corps of Signals ...
Somewhere Below: 'Sydney' Scandal
Somewhere Below: The 'Sydney' Scandal Exposed
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645 men ... why were they left to be killed? Why were hundreds of Germans  rescued and no Australias? Why does the Navy deny that Japan was involved? What ...
Story of a Battalion: 48th Battalion of the AIF
Story of a Battalion: 48th Battalion of the AIF
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Written by William Devine in 1919, this book describes the history of the 48th Battalion of the AIF from 16 March 1916 when they were raised in Egypt ...
Surviving the Sword: Prisoners
Surviving the Sword: Prisoners of the Japanese 1942-45
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Many of the prisoners held by the Japanese during WWII were so scarred by their experiences that afterwards they could not discuss them even with their families. But some did, and here's their stories.
Telephone Directory 1942 Military Personnel
Telephone Directory December 1942: Personnel in Military Installations
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This 77 page telephone directory gives the contact numbers for the various bases, as well as names and divisions of key personnel at each ...
That Elusive Digger: Tracing Your Australian Military Ancestors
That Elusive Digger: Tracing Your Australian Military Ancestors
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Previously there was no concise but comprehensive guide to help the family hsitorian embark on the search for Australian military ancestors, much less one which also gives simple overviews of Australia's military history. This small book sets out to remedy these failings. For those seeking to search out their Australian military ancestors, there is no better place to start.
Anzac Squadron
The Anzac Squadron: A History of the No. 461 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force 1942-1945
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This is the story of No. 461 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, which was  formed in Britain on Anzac Day 1942 and which spent the next three years  ...
Aust Illustrated Encyc of the Boxer Uprising
The Australian Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Boxer Uprising 1899-1901
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The Boxer Uprising broker out in rural China and quickly gained tacit support from some of the Chinese Government who saw the anti-foreign movement as a useful tool to pressure ...
British Army in Australia
The British Army in Australia 1788-1870: Index of Personnel
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Prior to 1820 Australians and British were recruited into the locally based (Australian) military units. It is estimated that 60 Australian born lads enlisted locally, and a further 120 ...
British Army in Australia 1788-1870
The British Army in Australia 1788-1870: Index of Personnel
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Prior to 1820 Australians and British were recruited into the locally based  (Australian) military units. It is estimated that 60 Australian born lads  enlisted locally, and a further ...
The Colonials in South Africa 1899-1902: Their Record Based on Despatches
The Colonials in South Africa 1899-1902: Their Record Based on Despatches
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The only book to study the work of all the colonial troops - especially useful when trying to fathom the doings of some of the less well-known colonial forces such as Brabant’s Horse, the Heidleburg Volunteers or the 1st New South Wales Bushmen ...
The Courtneys: A Victorian Military Family
The Courtneys: A Victorian Military Family
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The saga of the Courtney's commences in Ireland, and moves to Australia during the gold rush where the family soon became heavily involved in the local volunteer movement at Castlemaine. Military service became a tradition carried through four generations of the family. 'The Courtneys' is illustrated with photos from the ...
The Encyclopedia of Australia's Battles
The Encyclopedia of Australia's Battles
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The Encyclopedia of Australia's Battles' contains concise descriptions of all the major battles that have taken place in Australia or in which Australians have been involved over more than 200 ...
The Enemy at Home: German Internees in World War I Australia
The Enemy at Home: German Internees in World War I Australia
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When nearly 7,000 people with German and Austrian heritage were detained by the Australian authorities following the outbreak of World War I, Paul Dubotzki, a talented Bavarian photographer, was among them. These unlikely prisoners-of-war came from all walks of life ...
Luck of the Draw: Horses, Spitfires
The Luck of the Draw: Horses, Spitfires and Kittyhawks
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Ted Sly, the author, is a descendant of long line of colonial families, the  best known being that of explorer and builder, Sir Thomas Mitchell. Although a city boy, Ted ...
The Path of Infinite Sorrow: The Japanese on the Kokoda Track
The Path of Infinite Sorrow: The Japanese on the Kokoda Track
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Two armies, Japanese and Australia, each in turn pushing the other back along a muddy, precipitous track over the mountainous spine of New Guinea. War conventions were routinely flouted, by both sides. Troops were reduced to a primal level, such were the inhuman conditions in which battles were waged. This was the Kokoda ...
The Royal Australian Navy and MacArthur
The Royal Australian Navy and MacArthur
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By 1945 General Douglas MacArthur's forces had advanced from Papua to the Philippines and to Borneo. The vast majority of the troops, supplies and equipment for this campaign were transported by sea, and MacArthur's success was based on 22 amphibious assaults.
The Search for the 'Sydney': How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was Solved
The Search for the 'Sydney': How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was Solved
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Here, for the first time, David Mearns, the shipwreck hunter who found her, tells the full six year, dramatic story of his search for two ships, Sydney and Kormoran, whose paths crossed one fateful day in 1941.
Shores of Gallipoli: Naval Aspects
The Shores of Gallipoli: Naval Aspects of the Anzac Campaign
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Few people realise that the Royal Australian Navy played a crucial part in  the Gallipoli campaign, a tragic operation which cost 8000 Australian lives.p Australia's best known naval historian, Dr Tom ...
The Strength of a Nation
The Strength of a Nation
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A compelling and passionate account of Australians in World War II, both on the home front and on the battle fronts.
Veterans: Pensioner Force WA 1850-80
The Veterans: A History of the Enrolled Pensioner Force in Western Australia 1850-1880
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This is the first full and accurate account of a military unit virtually unknown. At a crucial period of settlement these soldiers, with their wives and children, totalled some 2500 ...
The War at Sea
The War At Sea
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War at sea has no intermissions, none of the periods of recovery between advances or retreats that land warfare enjoys, no breaks safely behind the lines, between air combat operations. ...
The Western Front Diaries
The Western Front Diaries: The Anzacs' Own Story Battle by Battle
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Using hundreds of brutally honest and extraordinary eyewitness accounts of the diggers in the muddy and bloody trenches, 'Western Front Diaries' reproduces their private diaries, letters, postcards and photographs to tell of their heart-rending experiences, battle by bloody battle ...
They Rode Into History: 8th Light Horse Regiment AIF 1914-1919
They Rode Into History: The Story of the 8th Light Horse Regiment Australian Imperial Force 1914-1919
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This book is a classic tale of heroism of men and horses under the terrible conditions in Egypt and Palestine, and is illustrated with over 80 photographs, maps and numerous appendices including Nominal Roll and Honours and Awards ...
Thunder of the Hooves: A History of 12 Australian Light Horse Regiment 1915-1919
Thunder of the Hooves: A History of 12 Australian Light Horse Regiment 1915-1919
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In writing this account of 12th Battalion's their proud battle experience, the author has drawn upon official histories, war diaries and the personal reflections of those who served in the regiment during the war of who were witnesses to its great achievements ...
To Hell and Back: Aussie Heroes in Bomber Command
To Hell and Back: Aussie Heroes in Bomber Command
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This is Laurie Woods' third book about the Australian heroes of Bomber Command. In this one he tells the story of Australian airmen who flew with Bomber Command. He either knew these men personally or had heard of them during the campaign. The stories have been verified ...
Together Up There: Unit History 549 RAF
Together Up There: Unit History of 549 RAF/RAAF Fighter Squadron in Northern Australia During World War II
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The author writes in the Prologue: '... this is the story of 549 Squadron  RAF, which was formed on Queensland on 15 December 1943 and disbanded in September ...
Toowoomba to Torokina: The 25th Battalion in Peace and War 1918-45
Toowoomba to Torokina: The 25th Battalion in Peace and War 1918-45
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Toowoomba to Torokina' traces the proud history of the 25th Battalion from the end of one war to end of the next. It tells the story of the men from Toowoomba and the Darling Downs who answered the call to fight a war that would threaten their country’s very existence. Like their First World War predecessors, they fought a determined foe in hellish conditions ...
Under Furred Hats: 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Under Furred Hats: 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment
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Written by George Lawrence Berrie in 1919, the book gives a brief description of the overseas service of the 6th Light Horse Regiment between December 1914 and August 1919 ...
Victoria Cross: Australia's Finest
Victoria Cross: Australia's Finest and the Battles they Fought
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Four wars. Seventy battles. Countless acts of valour. And, in Australia, one  single cause.p For over 130 years, the Victoria Cross was the Commonwealth's highest military honour. The ...
Voices in the Air 1939-45: WWII Airmen
Voices in the Air 1939-1945: Incredible Stories of the World War II Airmen in their Own Words
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A unique and enthralling anthology compiled by WWII  flying ace, Laddie Lucas, Voices in the Air tells the story of the air battles  of the Second World War ...
Voyage to Gallipoli
Voyage to Gallipoli
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As young men rushed to enlist, the governments of both Australia and New Zealand had to find ways of transporting them to a war being fought half a world away. It was a massive task. And in this book Peter Plowman takes the story from the planning stages and the requisition of ships through to the Gallipoli landing of 25 April 1915.

War on the Veldt: Tracing Your Australian Military Ancestors in the Boer War 1899-1902
War on the Veldt: Tracing Your Australian Military Ancestors in the Boer War 1899-1902
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The task of researching ancestors in the Boer War has long been frustrated by a lack of awareness and an apparent paucity of records. This is not so. 'War on the Veldt' opens the doors to successfully finding Australian Boer War ancestors.
Warrior of Kokoda: A Biography of Brigadier Arnold Potts
Warrior of Kokoda: A Biography of Brigadier Arnold Potts
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This is the story of Brigadier Arnold Potts, a Great War and World War Two hero, a country farmer from Western Australia who led the Australian 21st Infantry Brigade in crucial engagements against Japanese forces in Paupa in 1942...
We Find & Destroy: Hist of 458 RAAF
We Find and Destroy: A History of 458 RAAF Squadron
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'We Find and Destroy' is the history of 458 RAAF Squadron, that served in  Bomber Command in World War Two, operating Wellington aircraft in Britain and later in ...
Whale Oil Guards
Whale Oil Guards: The 53rd Battalion AIF
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Written in 1918 by John Joseph Kennedy, the padre of the 53rd Battalion of the AIF – nicknamed in January 1917, The Whale Oil Guards ...
Whispering Death: Australian Airmen in the Pacific War
Whispering Death: Australian Airmen in the Pacific War
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In Whispering Death, Mark Johnston explains how more than 130,000 Australian airmen fought Japan from the Pacific War's first hours in 1941 to its last in 1945. They clashed from India to Noumea, Bass Strait to the Philippines. In their Zero fighters and Betty bombers they were initially too numerous, experienced ...
Wings & the Navy 1947-1953
Wings and the Navy 1947-1953
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This book tells the story of the Royal Australian Navy in the years following  the Second World War - an optimistic and confident period when the RAN took to ...
   
 
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