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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 Doctor's War
A Doctor's War
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One of the last great stories to emerge from World War II, this is an account of the horrors of battle, imprisonment and survival as seen through the eyes of ...
Gremlin on my Shoulder
A Gremlin on my Shoulder: The Story of an Australian Fighter Pilot
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This is the story of a little boy from a remote Australian country village,  whose fervent wish was to fly. From a family with very modest income, he had little ...
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 Most Unusual Regiment: A History of Melbourne University Regiment
A Most Unusual Regiment: A History of Melbourne University Regiment
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Melbourne University Regiment approaches the centenary of its foundation as part of an Army changed beyond recognition in the past hundred years. This is a definitive history of this Regiment ...
A Parting Shot: Shelling of Australia by Japanese Submarines 1942
A Parting Shot: Shelling of Australia by Japanese Submarines 1942
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In the early morning hours of 8 June 1942, residents of Sydney and Newcastle were abruptly  awoken by gunfire blasts from Japanese submarine raiders lurking off the coast. 'A Parting Shot' traces the story of the Japanese submarine shelling of the two cities - a story that until now has not been full told.
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 ...
A Thousand Men at War: A History of the 2/16th Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF
A Thousand Men at War: A History of the 2/16th Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF
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The 2/16th Australian Infantry Battalion had an outstanding record during the course of the Second World War, both in the Middle East during 1941 and then the South-West Pacific from 1942 until 1945. First published in 1959, this book tells of the sacrifices of these men ...
A Very Rude Awakening
A Very Rude Awakening: The Night the Japanese Subs Came to Sydney Harbour
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Written at the pace of a thriller and based on new first-person account and previously unpublished official documents, 'A Very Rude Awakening' is a ground-breaking and myth-busting look at one of the most extraordinary stories ever told of Australia at war.
Active Service with Australia in the Middle East
Active Service with Australia in the Middle East
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"An illustrated notebook on the life of Australians in the Middle Eastern theatre of war" is how the editors describe this book on the Australian Imperial Force during 1941. Almost all of the reports are from men on active service – those actually engaged in the campaigns ...
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 ...

All-Australia Memorial Victoria
All-Australia Memorial: Victoria
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A wonderful record, with a detail historical outline of the war from an Australian perspective, plus an extensive reference section and hundreds of biographies. All complemented by thousands of photos, many of Victorians who served ...
An Anzac on the Western Front: The Personal Reflections of an Australian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918
An Anzac on the Western Front: The Personal Reflections of an Australian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918
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"The ordeal of the night was plainly visible on all faces, ghastly white showing through masks of grim and dried sweat, eyes glassy, protruding, and full of horror seen only upon men who have lived through a heavy bombardment." So wrote Harold Roy Williams of his time in the Battle of Fromelles in July 1916. Injured and and invalided, Williams survived the war to return to Australia in 1919. This is his graphic description of his service in the First World War ...
An Anzac's Story
An Anzac's Story: Roy Kyle A.I.F.
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Many books have been written by officers, historians and military experts on  the part the Anzacs played in the Dardanelles campaign during the First World  War. There are ...
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 ...
Animal Heroes: Animals in Aust Forces
Animal Heroes: Thrilling Ture Stories of Animals who Haved Worked and Played Alongside Australia's Fighting Forces
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This stimulus for this book came when Anthony Hill first heard the true story of Horrie the Wog Dog. As he explains in his background notes, he then became aware ...
Anzac Book 1916
Anzac Book 1916
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This book of Anzac was produced in the lines at Anzac on Gallipoli in the closing weeks of 1915. Practically every word was written beneath the shelter of a waterproof sheet or of a roof of sandbags - in the trenches. It contains information such as: the Landing at Gallipoli, Glimpses of Anzac ...
Anzac Cove to Hollywood: The Story of Tom Skeyhill, Master of Deception
Anzac Cove to Hollywood: The Story of Tom Skeyhill, Master of Deception
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This biography of Skeyhill follows the thread of Tom's life in Australia, the Middle East and the USA. The result of years of sleuthing in the manuscript collections, this is a book of unusual interest for WWI historians, the lure of Hollywood and for anybody who is interested in human nature ...
Anzac Digger: Engineer Gallipoli & France
Anzac Digger: An Engineer in Gallipoli and France
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Roy Denning was a First World War Soldier who went to Gallipoli as a sapper  with No. 1 Field Company, Engineers. He was an articulate man and he has ...
Anzac Doctor: Life of Sir Neville Howse
Anzac Doctor: The Life of Sir Neville Howse, V.C.
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One of Australia's most outstanding soldier-surgeons, Sir Neville Howse was  awarded the Victoria Cross for heroism during the Boer War, the first time it had been conferred on ...
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 ...
Anzac Memorial
Anzac Memorial
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'The Anzac Memorial’ is a comprehensive compilation of names and primary source material from the First World War, and is compiled as a memorial to the Anzacs who fought and died in the Great War.
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 ...
As You Were 1946
As You Were 1946
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This is "the first of a new series of post-war Service volumes which will provide a contemporary record of developments in the Australian Navy, Army, and Air Force" ...
As You Were 1947
As You Were 1947
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As You Were: A cavalcade of events with the Australian Services from 1788 to 1947, "adds another volume to the story of the Australian Navy, Army and Air Force which was continued in As You Were 1946 from the volumes published during the First and Second World Wars" ...
As You Were 1948
As You Were 1948
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As You Were: with the Australian Services at Home and Overseas from 1788 to 1948 is the third volume of the As You Were series published by the Australian War Memorial. The fifty-nine stories are all contributed by service and ex-service personnel ...
As You Were 1949
As You Were 1949
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As You Were 1949 continues the service rendered by its predecessors. Its aim is to recall and to record the courage and humour, the boredom and the achievements, the travel and adventure, deeds and misdeeds, and, above all, the good comradeship of the Services during the war years ...
As You Were 1950
As You Were 1950
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As You Were 1950—fifth in its line—has been made possible by the collaboration of the ex-Service men and women who have supplied the stories, articles, verse and drawings which appear in it ...
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.
Aussie: Australian Soldiers' Magazine
Aussie: The Australian Soldiers' Magazine
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'Aussie' was a popular Australian soldiers magazine during and after World War One.
Australia's Dambusters: The Men and the Missions of 617 RAF Squadron
Australia's Dambusters: The Men and the Missions of 617 RAF Squadron
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The history of 617 RAF Squadron (Dambuster) has been told many times but we should take pride int he may Australians who were on the dramatic raids. This book tells their proud and courageous story.
Australias Fighting Sons of the Empire (NSW-Qld)
Australia's Fighting Sons of the Empire: New South Wales and Queensland
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This very rare record of many who fought in the Great War (1914-18) is now offered as a fully searchable facsimile of the original ...
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. 1: Battle of Crete
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 1: Battle of Crete
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Between 20 May and 1 June 1941 WWII came to the Greek island of Crete. The Commonwealth defenders consisted of Australian, NZ and British refugees from the doomed Greek Campaign who had not recovered from defeat ...
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. 13: Greece, February to April 1941
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 13: Greece, February to April 1941
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As with the failed attempt to seize the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915, the allied campaign to assist Greece against ta seemingly invincible German juggernaut was poorly conceived and probably doomed even as plans were made to assist that country ...
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 2: The Western Desert Campaign 1940-41
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 2: The Western Desert Campaign 1940-41
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While the North African campaign has been studied in detail over the years, much of this study has been dedicated to the battles between the British 8th Army and Rommel's Afrika Korps. There has been little serious study of Wavell's campaign against Italian forces in 1940-41, nor of the role played by the Australian 6th Division in the eventual Italian defeat ...
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 3: Australian Military Operations in Vietnam
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 3: Australian Military Operations in Vietnam
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From 1962 to 1972 Australia joined the US in fighting in the jungles of South Vietnam. Over 50,000 Australians served in Vietnam, 519 lost their lives, and the conflict ended ignominiously in the insurgents' victory ...
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. 5: Malaya
Australian Army Campaign Series No. 5: Malaya
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When Imperial Japan unleashed the Pacific War in December 1941, Australian forces went into action, as part of a larger British Empire force, to defend Malaya and Singapore. Australia's principal contribution to defending Malaya and Singapore was the 8th Division ...
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 Army Combat Series No. 1: Gallipoli, An Australian Medical Perspective
Australian Army Combat Series No. 1: Gallipoli, An Australian Medical Perspective
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To be successful, a modern army needs logistical support to survive - to arm, feed, transport, and care for its soldiers. As history shows us the maintenance of health in any army, is a key factor in warfare.
Australian Awards Vietnam 1962-1991
Australian Awards Vietnam 1962 to 1991
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It is appropriate, with the increasing interest in the Vietnam war and the  appreciation of the sacrifices made by all who took part, that this book of  honours ...
Australian Contingent: Patriotic Movement NSW
Australian Contingent: History of Patriotic Movement in New South Wales
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The story of the Australia (New South Wales) Contingent in the Soudan War from March to June 1885.
Australian Doctors at War Volume 1: Gallipoli Doctors
Australian Doctors at War Volume 1: 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.
Australian Doctors at War Volume 2: From the Tropics to the Desert
Australian Doctors at War Volume 2: From the Tropics to the Desert
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'From the Tropics to the Desert' is the second volume of the series 'Doctors at War' written by Colonel Robert Likeman. In this volume Colonel Likeman provides not only mini-biographies of each of the 450 Australian doctors and Australian Army Medical Corp units and hospitals ...
Australian Hospital Ship Centaur
Australian Hospital Ship Centaur: The Myth of Immunity
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"Jap Sub Sinks Hospital Ship!" screamed the world's press in mid-May 1943, after Prime Minister John Curtin and General Douglas B. MacArthur announced the loss of the AHS 'Centaur' off ...
Australian Prisoners of War
Australian Prisoners of War
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"Australian Prisoners of War" is a tribute to ordinary Australian men and women caught in extraordinary times. Patsy Adam-Smith wrote this classic work after interviews and journeys with dozens of former prisoners from WW1, WW2 and the Korean War. Stories of the courage, endurance and paid of these resourceful people ...
Australian Soldiers Pocket Book 9th ed
Australian Soldiers' Pocket Book 9th edition
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This book was published for the intention to provide Australian soldiers with a range of useful points, suggestions and information about the requirements of war service and also about a range of issues including health, personal conduct and other personal habits ...
Australian War Photographs
Australian War Photographs: A Pictorial Record From November 1917 to The End of the War
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The Australian War Photographs, contains photographs from the end of the year 1917 to the end of the Great War ...
Australian Women at War
Australian Women at War
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This magnificent work is a history of how Australian women have responded to war - from 1900, when the first nurses sailed to the Boer War, to 1945 and its aftermath. Recording the achievements of our women for all time, it tells of their bravery, self-sacrifice, endurance and devotion.
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: 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.
Bay Steamers & Coastal Ferries
Bay Steamers and Coastal Ferries
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In addition to ferries and excursion vessels, many small passenger and cargo ships worked out of Port Phillip Bay along the coast before rail and roads took over.P Written by ...
Bean's Gallipoli: War Correspondent
Bean's Gallipoli: The Diaries of Australia's Official War Correspondent
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The story of the ANZAC Gallipoli campaign based on the diaries of CEW Bean, the official Australian correspondent at Gallipoli ...
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.
Beneath Flanders Fields: Tunnellers' War
Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers' War 1914-18
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The tunnellers' war still remains one of the most misunderstood, misrepresented and mystifying conflicts of the Great War. In Ypres, the secret struggle beneath no man's land became one of engineering and science ...
Beneath Hill 60
Beneath Hill 60
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The story of the Australian miners and soldiers who tunnelled under Hill 60 near Ypres in World War I and eventually broke through to create a new frontline and enable the march to Berlin ...
Beyond Adversity: 'U' Company, 15th Battalion 1941-1942
Beyond Adversity: 'U' Company, 15th Battalion 1941-1942
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In Nov 1941, about 100 university students began their short-term compulsory military training with the 15th Infantry Battalion. Most were aged 19-22, had daytime jobs and were students from the arts, commerce and law faculties. Their military training was due to end in Feb 1942, but by April 1942 ...
Black & Gold: History of the 29th Battalion
Black and Gold: The History of the 29th Battalion 1915-1918
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After early training at Broadmeadows, the 29th Battalion set sail for Egypt,  where the troops spent some months on garrison duty at the Suez Canal prior to  embarking ...
Boer War Men of Queanbeyan
Boer War Men of Queanbeyan-Braidwood Region: Adventurers or Patriots?
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The Boer War drew men from all states of Australia and the region around  Michelago - Queanbeyan - Bungendore - Braidwood - Majors Creek - Araluen was no  ...
Brave Lads: 3RAR in South Vietnam
Brave Lads: 3RAR in South Vietnam
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'Brave Lads' is a long-awaited unit history that fills a gap in the Australian military experience in South Vietnam. The 3RAR first served in Vietnam in 1968 and later had a second tour of duty in 1971. This history pays tribute to the Brave Lads of 3RAR in their tumultuous year
in ...
Bridging the Gap: 3rd Combat Regiment
Bridging the Gap: The 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment in Timor 1999-2000
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In 1999, UNAMET was tasked to conduct the popular consultation in East Timor.  The independence vote was overwhelming and as violence escalated, the staff withdrew and the UN ...
Capes & Captains: Aust Coast
Capes and Captains: A Comprehensive Study of the Australian Coast
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Ignorance is human fate. And yet, at all times, humans searching for knowledge  have reached out beyond the expanding horizon shielding the unknown. In the  middle of the ...
Carmichael's 1000, A History of the 36th Battalion AIF 1916-1918: Their Triumphs and Their Trials
Carmichael's 1000, A History of the 36th Battalion AIF 1916-1918: Their Triumphs and Their Trials
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A history of the 36th Australian Infantry Battalion AIF, formed in New South Wales and later served in France during some of the most important battles of World War One...
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.
Cobbers in Khaki: The History of the 8th Battalion 1914-1918
Cobbers in Khaki: The History of the 8th Battalion 1914-1918
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The 8th Infantry Battalion was formed in August 1914, and recruited from Ballarat, central and western Victoria. Originally led by Lieutenant Colonel Bolton, the 8th Battalion served with distinction in Egypt, Gallipoli, France and Belgium ...
Colonial Guns: Artillery of the Australian Colonies
Colonial 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 ...
Command in Vietnam: Reflections of a Commanding Officer
Command in Vietnam: Reflections of a Commanding Officer
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Colonel Peter Scott commanded the 3RAR known as 'Old Faithful' at Woodside in Australia from 1969-1971, and in Vietnam until October 1971. This book 'Command in Vietnam' is an outstanding personal record of a Commanding Officer in Vietnam ...
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 ...
Engineers in Second World War 1939-45
Corps of Royal Australian Engineers in the Second World War 1939-45
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This publication describes the work and achievements of the Royal Australian Engineers throughout the duration of WWII. It includes a list of Engineers involved in campaigns during the war, a list of those who were presented with decorations and awards, and a memoriam list of those who lost their lives ...
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.
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.
Crumps and Camouflets: Australian Tunnelling Companies on the Western Front
Crumps and Camouflets: Australian Tunnelling Companies on the Western Front
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Within the vast array of Great War literature there is little reference to the Australian tunnelling companies. Damien Finlayson wrote this book to redress that, by telling the story of the tunnellers who, like their brother soldiers, fought a daily duel with the enemy over the wire, while coping with the fear of a sudden and violent death ...
Cycling to War: The History of the AIF/NZ Cyclist Corps 1916-19
Cycling to War: The History of the AIF/NZ Cyclist Corps 1916-19
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'Cycling to War' looks at the role played by the two Anzac Corps Cyclist Battalions in 1916-17, and the Australian Corps and New Zealand cyclists units in 1918, when during the final months of the war, cyclists became mounted infantry ...
Darwin Dilemmas
Darwin Dilemmas
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Ron Brown was one of the few who was in Darwin throughout the war. This is his story of Darwin life just before and during WWII. This is a slightly ...
Darwin Spitfires: The Real Battle for Australia
Darwin Spitfires: The Real Battle for Australia
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The Japanese air raids on Darwin on 19 February 1942 are well known to most Australians, but what happened afterwards? For almost two years the airspace over North West Australia was routinely penetrated by Japanese raids, tallying about 70 in total.
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 ...
Defenders of Australia: 3rd Australian Division
Defenders of Australia: The Third Australian Division 1916-1991
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From the nation's founding in 1901, the primary means of Australia's defence  has been its citizen soldier. In times of peace and war, the Australian Army and the ...
Diaries of a Stretcher-Bearer 1916-1918
Diaries of a Stretcher-Bearer 1916-1918
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Diaries of a Stretcher-Bearer is the story of a family that came to Australia before WWI and found itself immersed in the war with four family members taking part. It is a day-to-day account of the heroism of the stretcher-bearers during WWI...
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 ...
Fighting the Kimberley: The 3 Australian Corps Kimberley Guerilla Warfare Group 1942-1943
Fighting the Kimberley: The 3rd Australian Corps Kimberley Guerilla Warfare Group 1942-1943
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Over the last 60 or so years many have talked of this secret group but due to a thorough destruction of files very little information could be obtained. Now the blackout has been lifted by access to personal reminiscences, diaries and photos ...
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 ...
Forever Forward: Hist of 2/31st AIF
Forever Forward: The History of the 2/31st Australian Infantry Battalion, 2nd AIF 1940-45
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During its lifetime the 2/31st Australian Infantry Battalion took on the strength of 151 officers and 2509 men. Of this total, about one in three members of the battalion became ...
Forgotten Men: The Australian Army Veterinary Corps 1909-1946
Forgotten Men: The Australian Army Veterinary Corps 1909-1946
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Forgotten Men is the long overdue account of the significant contribution to the Australian Army of the Australian Army Veterinary Corps in two world wars. One of the army’s smallest and least recognised corps, its humble beginnings and quiet work in the background belie the crucial role of the Corps ...
Forgotten Valour: Story of A. Sullivan
Forgotten Valour: The Story of Arthur Sullivan VC, Shy War Hero
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'Forgotten Valour' is the story of Arthur Sullivan VC and other Australian soldiers who enlisted in the Great War but went on to fight in the Russian Civil War ...
Forward Undeterred: Hist 23rd Battalion
Forward Undeterred: The History of the 23rd Battalion 1915-1918
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Forward Undeterred' describes the formation of the 23rd Battalion in early  1915, and its training at Broadmeadows and Egypt prior to landing at Gallipoli  in September 1915. For the next ...
From the Australian Front 1917
From the Australian Front 1917
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This publication includes over 120 pages of photographs and illustrations which depict the range of experiences of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp in France. These include photos of the soldiers on the battle fronts, in the different seasons experienced, and in villages and towns such as Flanders ...
Fromelles
Fromelles
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On 19 July 1916, in the northern French village of Fromelles, Australia suffered its worst-ever military defeat when a British officer ordered 15,000 of our best and bravest to go 'over the top' and attack the German lines. Eight hours later, more than 5500 Diggers lay dead or wounded ...
Gallipoli
Gallipoli
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As a relatively young nation, there are few things that define us as a people more than the wars Australian's have fought in, and, in particular, the bloody battle on ...
Gallipoli Diaries: Anzacs Own Story
Gallipoli Diaries: The Anzacs' Own Story Day by Day
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For the first time, the Gallipoli story is told in the words of the ordinary soldier fighting in the trenches, day by day starting with the landing on 25 April 1915 fright up to the last day on 20 December 1915 ...
Gallipoli Encyclopedia
Gallipoli Encyclopedia
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Gallipoli has for over 90 years been a symbol of Australia's emergence to nationhood. The audacious gallantry of young Australians storming across the beach at Anzac Cove and then climbing ...
Gallipoli Sniper: The Life of Billy Sing
Gallipoli Sniper: The Life of Billy Sing
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The Anzac battlefield on Gallipoli was made for snipers, The unwary or unlucky were prey to snipers on both sides. The most successful & feared sniper of the Gallipoli campaign wa a member of the Light Horseman from Queensland, Billy Sing.
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 ...
Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore
Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore
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It was an adventure to die for. A daring attempt to force the Dardanelles and  capture the Turkish capital Constantinople. For the Allies it was Trojan War and  crusade combined ...
Gallipoli: The Final Battles and Evacuation of Anzac
Gallipoli: The Final Battles and Evacuation of Anzac
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This book is the first book since Charles Bean's 'Official History' to provide a details narrative of the bloody and tragic battle for Hill 60 ...
Goodbye Cobber, God Bless You
Goodbye Cobber, God Bless You: The Fatal Charge of the Light Horse, Gallipoli, August 7th 1915
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On August 7th 1915, men of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade staged one of the most tragic, brave and futile charges of the First World War. Seeking to break out ...
H.M.A.S.
H.M.A.S.
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The first of a series of four books published by the Australian War Memorial on the Royal Australian Navy during World War II.
He Came from Australia
He Came from Australia: Lieutenant Percival Ralph, MM, MID (53rd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force)
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As well as a brief outline of the history of the 53rd Battalion in the last  years of the war, this is primarily the story of Lieutenant Percy Ralph ...
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.
His Majesty's Bark Endeavor
His Majesty's Bark Endeavour: The Story of the Ship and Her People
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The 'Endeavour's' incredible voyage of scientific and geographic discovery (1768-1771) has been a source of fascination to the world ever since the ship returned to port. This book tells the ...
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 Mk lll
HMAS Mk III
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This is the third 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 1944, it presents "a further unfolding of the story of this war" and the part played by sea power.
HMAS Mk IV
HMAS Mk IV
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In this, the last book in the HMAS series, serving personnel have again recorded stories of the battles, experiences and achievements of the RAN during the war. At last the veil of anonymity that has cloaked the contributors has been lifted and the final pages of this book record a full list of pseudonyms and names ...
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...
Ike's Marines: 36th AIB
Ike's Marines: 36th Australian Infantry Battalion 1939-1945
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This reprint of the 1967 unit history of the 36th Australian Infantry Battalion again makes available the proud story of this unit. They played a part in the Kokoda campaign ...
In the Anzac Spirit: 4RAR/NZ
In the Anzac Spirit: The 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/NZ (ANZAC) South Vietnam 1968-1969
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In the Anzac Spirit' vividly describes the conditions under which 4RAR/NZ  fought, and demonstarted the co-operation received from the other arms and  forces involved in the war.p Few books have so ...
In the Footsteps of Private Lynch
In the Footsteps of Private Lynch
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Imagine this. You are a country boy and just eighteen. The war has been raging for two years and because of your age, you have not been eligible for enlistment. Your mates older by a few months are joining up and disappearing ...
In the Line of Fire
In the Line of Fire: Real Stories of Australians at War, from Gallipoli to Vietnam
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Over 100,000 Australians have laid down their lives in the service of their  country over the past 100 years. Conflicts including the two world wars, Korea  and Vietnam ...
Jungle Warfare
Jungle Warfare With the Australian Army in the South West Pacific
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'Jungle Warfare' is the fourth book in the series on the Australian Army during World War II. It tells the story of the events in the jungle, mountains and swamps of New Guinea. Again the stories were penned by those actively serving bringing the individual's perspective on the war. ...
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 ...
Khaki and Green
Khaki and Green
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Khaki and Green includes "reports of the two major campaigns fought by Australian troops - the battle for Papua and the closing stages of the fighting at El Alamein" ...
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 ...
Kitty's War: The Remarkable Wartime Experiences of Kit McNaughton
Kitty's War: The Remarkable Wartime Experiences of Kit McNaughton
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'Kitty's War' is based upon the previously unpublished diaries of Great War army nurse Sister Kit McNaughton. Through Kit's diary and Janet Butler's thoughtful narration, we see the war through the eyes of a young Australian nurse as she is transformed by what she witnesses ...

Kokoda
Kokoda
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Peter FitzSimons weaves together the extraordinary story of Kokoda. For  Australians, Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II, yet few people know  the names of the ...
Kokoda to the Sea: 1942 Camp in Papua
Kokoda to the Sea: A History of the 1942 Campaign in Papua
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The book is the first substantial overview of the Kokoda and Gona campaigns. It discusses how the Australian government neglected Papua prior to the Japanese invasion; the conflict between Blamey ...
Let Enemies Beware: History of the 2/15th Battalion 1940-1945
Let Enemies Beware: The History of the 2/15th Battalion 1940-1945
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This is a history of the 2/15th Battalion, written by those who experienced it. Maps, photographs and nominal roll and honour rolls are all included to make this the definitive history of this battalion ...
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 ...
Major & Mrs Holt's Battle Map Gallipoli
Major and Mrs Holt's Battle Map of Gallipoli
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A full colour, double-sided, fold-out battle map of Gallipoli. It is a modern road map, which also shows contours, war cemeteries, forts/ramparts, guns/emplacements, battle lines, memorials, museums, personalities on the ...
Major & Mrs Holt's Battle Map Somme
Major and Mrs Holt's Battle Map of Somme
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A full colour, double-sided, fold-out map of the Battle of Somme. It is a modern road map, which also shows contours, war cemeteries, bunkers and trenches, demarcation stones, memorials, museums, ...
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 ...
Men of the Ninth: Hist of 9th Aust Field Amb
Men of the Ninth: A History of the Ninth Australian Field Ambulance 1916-1994
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This absorbing account of the work of the 9th Field Ambulance over a 78 year period from its inception in 1916, through to its disbandment in 1994 ...
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 ...
Monash: Outsider Who Won a War
Monash: The Outsider Who Won a War
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Australian General Sir John Monash changed the way wars were fought and won. When the British and German High commands of the 1914-1918 War failed to gain the ascendency after ...
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 ...
Muzzle Blast: 2/2 Machine Gun Battalion
Muzzle Blast: Six Years of War with the 2/2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion, AIF
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'Muzzle Blast' was written by Bill Oakes, who served with the 2/2 Machine Gun Battalion during its Desert Campaigns and in new Guinea and was on Tarakan ...
Navigator in the South Seas
Navigator in the South Seas
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The violent reality of screaming hurricanes and the paradisal calm of South Seas  beaches, glistening with spindrift, are engagingly contrasted by Brett Hilder in  his book of adventures along the ...
No Ordinary Determination: P. Black & H. Murray
No Ordinary Determination; Percy Black and Harry Murray of the First AIF
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Jeff Hatwell's epic tale is shaped by the lives of two extraordinary  individuals thrown into the extraordinary and surreal work of the Gallipoli  campaign as soldiers of the ...
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 ...
Nominal Roll Queensland Deaths WWII
Nominal Roll: Queensland Deaths WWII
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Divided into two parts, part 1 consists of a print out of the following information in columns: Number, Rank, Surname, Initials, Service, Date of Death, Cause of Death, Place of ...
Not a Conquering Hero: Siege of Tobruk
Not a Conquering Hero: The Siege of Tobruk, Battles of Milne Bay, Buna, Shaggy Ridge
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This book is an  excellent first-hand account of some of the toughest battles fought by  Australian soldiers in World War Two. Frank Rolleston  was a cane ...
Record of Australian Contingents to South Africa
Official Records of the Australian Military Contingents to the War in South Africa 1899-1902
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Murray's record is a compilation of official Australian reports in regards to the war in South Africa. Contains a huge amount of logically presented facts, figures and statistics about the war, as well as the contingents and men involved.
On Guard
On Guard
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'On Guard' features the members of the Volunteer Defence Corps and their achievements during the four years since the Corps establishment ...
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 ...
On the Western Front: Soldiers' Stories
On the Western Front: Soldiers' Stories from France and Flanders
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Official histories of the First World War are accounts of strategy and tactics, political and logistical considerations and after reading them many might ask why soldiers are rarely mentioned except in terms of military units. Even regimental histories devote more space ...
Only One River to Cross: Aust Soldier
Only One River to Cross: An Australian Soldier Behind Enemy Lines in Korea
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'Only One River to Cross' is a dramatic suspenseful and splendidly written  story of Australians at war. Dr Harris tells the story of his early years on the  Buronga Ridge ...
Operation Lorosae: 1st Batt East Timor
Operation Lorosae: 1st Battalion Group Operation in East Timor October 2000-April 2001
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This book is a collection of works primarily written by the soldiers of the  1st Battalion Group, and was produced with primary purpose of providing members of the ...
Operation Orders: Exp of an Infantry Off
Operation Orders: The Experiences of an Infantry Officer (Malaya, PNG, Vietnam 1963-1970)
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This book gives a valuable insight into Australia's military involvement in  South East Asia and Papua New Guinea as experienced by an Infantry Officer, Pat  Beale. He was ...
Our Dear Old Battalion: 7th Batt AIF 1914-19
Our Dear Old Battalion: The Story of the 7th Battalion AIF, 1914-1919
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When four Victoria Crosses were awarded to officers and men of the 7th  Battalion following the Lone Pine attacks at Gallipoli during August 1915, the battalion's enviable fighting ...
Our Secret War: Defending Malaysia
Our Secret War: Defending Malaysia Against Indonesian Confrontation 1964-1966
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Written by Brian Avery, a former officer of 4RAR, this book contains numerous maps and photos illustrating the campaign, plus a full Nominal Roll of those men who served with ...
Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Royal Australian Navy in Vietnam 1965-1972
Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Royal Australian Navy in Vietnam 1965-1972
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This book tells the vital part played by HMAS 'Sydney' and other units of the RAN in the support of land bases forces in Vietnam. The perceived absence of enemy threat was the prime factor influencing the ...
Outback Corridor
Outback Corridor
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'Outback Corridor' tells how hundreds of thousands of men and women made  contact with Outback Australia by being part of the vital World War II Lines of Communication ...
Over the Top: A Digger's Story of the Western Front
Over the Top: A Digger's Story of the Western Front
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Harry Hartnett, joined the Australian Imperial Force on 13 September 1915 at the age of 23. He saw action on the Western Front at Fromelles and on the Somme, receiving his first ‘Blighty’ (a wound). Harry recalls the battles, the long marshes, and the many musing events that provided escape from the horrors of the battlefront ...
Pacific Fury: How Australia and Her Allies Defeated the Japanese
Pacific Fury: How Australia and Her Allies Defeated the Japanese
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'Pacific Fury' vividly portrays the barbarity, the sacrifice and the bravery of the Pacific War, from Pearl Harbor to Kokoda to Hiroshima. Peter Thompson presents, for the first time, an account of the conflict that places Australian voices and action at the heart of the struggle and recreates the battles of land, sea and air in a single volume like never before.
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 ...
RAAF Log
RAAF Log
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The "RAAF Log" articles cover a wide range of battle areas and items of interest – Pacific Front, Milne Bay, Bismarck Sea Battle, Timor Treks, Beaufighters, War Against U-Boats, Spits and Typhies, ...
RAAF Saga
RAAF Saga
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This 1944 volume presents "in broad outline the developments of the war in the air in which the RAAF participated in the past year - that will breathe the spirit of Air Force and provide the Service with its third souvenir" ...
RAAF Victory Roll
RAAF Victory Roll: The Royal Australian Airforce in its Sixth Year of War
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Looking back over six years of "tremendous effort and gallant service". The stories in Victory Roll tell of some of the exploits of the RAAF during the final year of the war ...
Raids on Australia: 1942 and Japan's Plans for Australia
Raids on Australia: 1942 and Japan's Plans for Australia
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In 1942 many Australians believed the invasion of Australia was imminent, and only the heroism of the Australian soldiers at Milne Bay and Kokoda saved the nation from Japanese occupation. However Japan had decided not to invade long before the raids on Darwin and Sydney and the struggle for New Guinea ...
Rank and Badges in the Australian and American Navy, Army and R.A.A.F.
Rank and Badges in the Australian and American Navy, Army and R.A.A.F.
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Published circa 1943, this book was designed to assist the public to recognise the arms and branches of the Australian, and American services. In full colour, it shows the various 'braid, chevrons, cloth and metal devices' and 'some of the more characteristics badges worn by serving-members'.
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 ...
Remembering Korea: Australians in the War of 1950-53
Remembering Korea: Australians in the War of 1950-53
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Now reprinted and updated this edition is illustrated with more than 70 photographs, includes a complete and updated Roll of Honour, and lists more than 18,000 Australians who served in Korea. 'Remembering Korea' is a fascinating chronicle of the Korean conflict and Australia's involvement in it ...
Restore to Service: 4 RSU-482 Squadron
Restore to Service: Unit History 4 RSU-482 Maintenance Squadron
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After every dramatic aircrash or emergency landing, men had to go out and retrieve what they could from the wreckage. In some cases the aircraft soon flew again, but in ...
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 ...
Rural Australia & the Great War
Rural Australia and the Great War: From Tarrawingee to Tangambalanga
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In the cities and in the countryside of Australia, the Great War of 1914-1918  marched to somewhat different tempos. The author evokes the wartime experience  of all rural Australians by ...
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 ...
SAS: A Pictorial History 1957-97
SAS: A Pictorial History of the Australian Special Air Service 1957-1997
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This CD contains facsimile images of the original book. It is fully searchable, making it an extremely useful resource for war historians or those with special interest in the Australian Special Air Service.
Seagulls Cruisers & Catapults
Seagulls, Cruisers and Catapults: the Story of Australian Naval Aviation 1913-1944
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In 'Seagulls, Cruisers and Catapults' Ray Jones has written an authoritative  account of the technical, operational and political aspects of Australian naval aviation from Admiral Creswell's 1913 plan for naval ...
Second World War: An Illustrated History 1939-45
Second World War: A Generation of Australian Heroes, An Illustrated History 1939-1945
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This beautifully illustrated book is a moving pictorial record of the Second  World War as experienced by the Australian men and women who contributed so  much. More than ...
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 ...
Settlers Under Sail
Settlers Under Sail
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Settler's Under Sail' is Don Charlwood's account of the days of the sailing  ships and a fascinating reconstruction of the wreck of the Loch Ard.p On 31 May 1878, the Loch ...
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 ...
Silent Feet: History Z Special Operations
Silent Feet: The History of 'Z' Special Operations 1942-45
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For the first time to full story of the operations of Z Special Unit, behind  Japanese lines is revealed. 'Silent Feet' highlights the foolish mistakes made by SRD headquarters in ...
Snowy to the Somme: A Muddy and Bloody Campaign 1916-1918
Snowy to the Somme: A Muddy and Bloody Campaign 1916-1918
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In 1915, news of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp landing and the slaughter at Gallipoli stirred tens of thousands of young men to go to war. They answered the call and formed ballations of the AIF. Based on eyewitness accounts, 'Snowy to the Somme' traces the story of one of these battalions, the 55th, from its birth in the dusty camps of Egypt through three years of brutal, bloody conflict on the bitter Western Front.
Soldiering On: The Australian Army at Home and Overseas
Soldiering On: The Australian Army at Home and Overseas
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Following in the tradition commenced with The Anzac Book, Soldiering On tells the story of the Australian Army during 1942. All stories are contributed by members of the Australian Army – "prepared in the field in brief hours off duty, often by the flickering light of a hurricane lamp ... "
Soldiers' Story: Long Tan Vietnam
Soldiers' Story: Long Tan Vietnam-S
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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 ...
Somme Mud: War Experience France 1916-19
Somme Mud: The War Experience of an Australian Infantryman in France 1916-1919
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'It's the end of 1916 winter and the conditions are almost unbelievable. We  live in a world of Somme mud. We sleep in it, work in it, wade in ...
Stalemate in Korea: Royal Aust Regiment
Stalemate in Korea: The Royal Australian Regiment in the Static War of 1952-1953
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'This book is different. It describes the problems of living in a harsh climate  in full view of the enemy. Night patrolling was developed to an art seldom seen ...
Stand Easy
Stand Easy
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Following the practice with Khaki and Green in 1943, this book is the compilation of stories written by members of the Army ...
Steinaecker's Horsemen: South Africa 1899-1903
Steinaecker's Horsemen: South Africa 1899-1903
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'Steinaecker's Horsemen' is a book relating the exploits of an irregular unit fighting on the British side during the Anglo–Boer War of 1899-1902. Written by Bill Woolmore, the book is illustrated with many maps and photos, and contains a biographical nominal roll ...
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.
Tasmania's War Effort 1939-1945
Tasmania's War Effort 1939-1945
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'Tasmania's War Effort' is a brief outline of the contributions Tasmania's men and women made in the Second World War, both on the home front and abroad. An overview of the features and achievements people made in many of these services and civil efforts are detailed in this product.
Tasmania's War Record 1914-1918
Tasmania's War Record 1914-1918
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This comprehensive record 'aims at giving … an idea of what Tasmanian soldiers did and endured and of the less glorious but very useful work done by thousands of men and women who remained at home…'
Tasmanians in the Transvaal War
Tasmanians in the Transvaal War
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A comprehensive, accurate and complete narrative of the Transvaal war (or Boer War) in South Africa, the first war that Australia participated in.
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.
Letter Batteries: in WWII
The 'Letter' Batteries: The History of the 'Letter' Batteries in World War II
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When General Douglas MacArthur took command of the South East Pacific Area  one of his first actions was the have a committee of specialists examine the defences of ...
1863 Shipboard Diary of E. Charlwood
The 1863 Shipboard Diary of Edward Charlwood from England to Australia
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Edward Charlwood, whose 1863 shipboard diary this is, was the fourth son of Arthur and Phoebe Charlwood. Having emigrated in 1850 from England to Australia with his family as a ...
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  ...
Anzacs, The
The Anzacs
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Gallipoli was the final resting place for tousands of young Australians. Death struck so fast there was not time for escape of burial. And Gallipoli was over there was the ...
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 ...
Aust Illustrated Encyc Zulu & Boer Wars
The Australian Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Zulu and Boer Wars
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The outbreak of the Second Anglo-Boer War in October 1899 generated an outpouring of public enthusiasm and support both in Great Britain and throughout the British Empire. This ...
Battle of Long Tan
The Battle of Long Tan: As Told by the Commanders
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This is the first time those in direct command of Delta  Company have shared their memories of the most significant battle fought by  Australians in Vietnam, the Battle ...
The Body Snatchers: History of the 3rd Field Ambulance 1914-1918
The Body Snatchers: The History of the 3rd Field Ambulance 1914-1918
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The story of Simpson and his donkey is one of the enduring legends of the Gallipoli campaign. 'The Body Snatchers' tells the story of the brave doctors, stretcher bearers, drivers and nursing orderlies who made up the 3rd Field Ambulance. The book traces their story through the battlefields of Gallipoli, France and Belgium ...
The Boer War
The Boer War
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First printed in 1979 and constantly in and out of print since then, Thomas Pakenham's 'The Boer War' is not only a masterpiece of military history, but has become one of the classics on the topic.  Working over unexamined archives, and talking to survivors ...
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 ...
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 120 ...
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 ...
Fight Leaders: Green, Ferguson & Hassett
The Fight Leaders: A Study of Australian Battlefield Leadership (Green, Ferguson and Hasset)
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This book is the story of leadership within the Australian Army and in  particular during World War Two and in Korea.p  During a twelve month period in the ...
The Fighting Fourth: 4th Battalion 1914-19
The Fighting Fourth: A History of Sydney's 4th Battallion 1914-19
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Formed in Sydney in August 1914, the 4th Battalion AIF first landed at Gallipoli and then participated in some the fiercest fighting seen in WWI. 'The Fighting Fourth' traces the history of this battalion ...
The Forgotten Few: 77 RAAF Squadron in Korea
The Forgotten Few: 77 RAAF Squadron in Korea
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In June 1950, No. 77 Squadron RAAF was in Japan, packed up ready to go home. Instead, they went to Korea, flying Mustang fighters as part of a UN force aiding South Korea to fight invading communists from the north. Their deeds warranted lasting fame, instead they became the forgotten ...
The Gates of Memory: Australian People's Experiences and Memories of Loss and the Great War
The Gates of Memory: Australian People's Experiences and Memories of Loss and the Great War
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Much has been written on the Anzac legend and the 60,000 Australians who lost  their lives in the Great War, but little has been said about the hundreds of ...
The Last Man Standing: H. Ashby
The Last Man Standing: Herb Ashby and the Battle of El Alamein
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'Where was the rest of the company? Why is no one else firing? A quick look behind revealed the shocking truth. Herb was alone. No one was following ... there was no one able to follow. He was the last man standing.'

Long Farewell
The Long Farewell: The Perilous Voyages of Settlers Under Sail in the Great Migrations to Australia
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During the 19th century more than a million people, many of whom had never ventured beyond their homes in Britain, sailed to the new colonies of Australia. On their months-long ...
The Lost Diggers
The Lost Diggers
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During the First World War, thousands of Aussie diggers and other Allied troops passed through the French town of Vignacourt, two hours north of Paris. Many had their photographs taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier as souvenirs while they enjoyed a brief respite from the carnage of the Western Front.
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 Nek: A Gallipoli Tragedy
The Nek: A Gallipoli Tragedy
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One of the greatest tragedies in Australian military history occurred at Gallipoli on 7 August 1915, when hundreds of Australia light horsemen were repeatedly ordered to charge the massed rifles and machine-guns of the Turkish enemy...
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 ...
Pony Soldiers: Aust Light Horse Vietnam
The Pony Soldiers: The Australian Light Horse, Vietnam 1965-1966
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This book describes the combat experiences of 1 Troop of A Squadron of the 4th/19th Prince of Wales Light Horse in Vietnam. At the time it
was equipped with British ...
The Purple Devils: A History of 2/6 Australian Commando Squadron
The Purple Devils: A History of 2/6 Australian Commando Squadron
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Formed in May 1942, 2/6 Independent Company trained in Victoria, and participated in four major campaigns were undertaken between 1942 and 1945. Along with the enemy forces and the inhospitable country, lack of supplies and isolation was ...
Royal Aust Corps of Transportation
The Royal Australian Corps of Transport: A History of Australian Army Transport 1973-2000
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Created in 1973, from the Royal Australian Army Service Corp and the Royal  Australian Engineers (Transportation), the Royal Australian Corps of  Transportation has built an impressive record of service to ...
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.
Second World War & Aust Battle Honours
The Second World War and its Australian Army Battle Honours
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It is more than fifty years since the Second World War and lives are still  being affected by its outcomes; yet few know the story of the war and even ...
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 Somme
The Somme
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In the long history of the British Army, the Battle of the Somme was its  bloodiest encounter. Between 1 July and Mid-November 1916, 432,000 of its soldiers became ...
The Spirit of Gallipoli: The Birth of the Anzac Legend
The Spirit of Gallipoli: The Birth of the Anzac Legend
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In 1915 on a rugged beach in south-western Turkey, young soldiers fighting  for their countries forged what we now know at the Anzac spirit. The mateship,  loyalty and ...
The Spirit of Kokoda
The Spirit of Kokoda: Then and Now
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Australia lost its innocence in 1942. Japan had conquered Asia and the Pacific, and were at our doorstep. Our finest troops were fighting in the Middle East. All that stood between the Japanese and our homeland was a handful of 18-year-old militia troops who had never fired a shot in anger.

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 ...
Vietnam Years: From the Jungle
The Vietnam Years: From the Jungle to the Australian Suburbs
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'The Vietnam Years' is the story of both sides of that war, from the vicious fighting of jungle patrols, to the families ripped apart from confusion and anger as anti-war protests mounted ...
Vital Factor: 2/6th Aust Armoured Reg
The Vital Factor: A History of 2/6th Australian Armoured Regiment 1941-1946
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The 2/6th Australian Armoured Regiment pioneers the use of Australian Army  tanks in jungle warfare. Using US-made Stuart Light tanks, designed for open-country warfare, they achieved a breakthrough in the ...
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. ...
White Gurkhas: Australians at Battle of Krithia
The White Gurkhas: The Australians At the Second Battle of Krithia, Gallipoli
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A mere two weeks after the April landings at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, the 2nd Australian Infantry Brigade added further to its honours by the carge at the Second Battle of ...
The Wolf: One German Raider Terrorised Australia
The Wolf: How One German Raider Terrorised Australia and the Southern Oceans in the First World War
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This is the true story of an epic voyage of destruction in World War One. Sent by Germany on a suicide mission to the far side of the world, the Wolf was a formidable and ingenious commerce-raider. Her task was to inflict maximum destruction on Allied shipping ...
The Year of the Tigers: The Second Tour of 5th Battalion RAR in South Vietnam 1969-70
The Year of the Tigers: The Second Tour of 5th Battalion RAR in South Vietnam 1969-70
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Essentially a pictorial record, this extensively revised and expanded 3rd edition of a book originally published in 1970 contains a multitude of photographs of the men involved, many contributed by the veterans from previously long-forgotten collections ...
These Eagles: Story of the R.A.A.F. at War
These Eagles: Story of the R.A.A.F. at War
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This book tells the story of the Royal Australian Air Force during the early part of World War II. Almost everywhere there was air fighting Australians were there ...
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 ...
To Hell & Back: Account of Gallipoli
To Hell and Back: The Banned Account of Gallipoli by Sydney Loch
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First published in 1916 under the title 'The Straits Impregnable'. This enjoyed huge success, but once it was revealed that the account was a true story it was withdrawn from sale by censors. Now finally, this book is back in print for all to read a 'true account' of Gallipoli.
Tobruk
Tobruk
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In the tradition of his bestselling book 'Kokoda', Peter FitzSimons,  Australia's most beloved popular historian, focuses on one of the seminal  moments in Australian history: the Battle of ...
Tobruk 1941
Tobruk 1941
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Primarily a photographic history, this is a fascinating, intense and moving view of everyday survival and fortitude in near unendurable circumstances during the seige of Tobruk.p No surrender ...
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 ...
Tunnellers: Story of the Tunnelling Companies
Tunnellers: The Story of the Tunnelling Companies, Royal Engineers, during the World War
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A history of the Tunnelling Companies, Royal Engineers, during the Great War and the war underground. Thirty-two British and Dominion companies were formed. Their tasks included dealing with booby traps, ...
Uncensored Dardanelles
Uncensored Dardanelles
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'Uncensored Dardanelles'  is a collection of memoirs written by Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, a British war correspondent, during WWI. Here he gives a captivating personal account of the happenings of the war in the Dardanelles.
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 ...
Vets at War: Aust Army Vet Corp 1909-45
Vets at War: A History of the Australian Veterinary Corps 1909-1945
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'Vets at War' is history of history of the Australian Army Veterinary  Corps, which was formed in 1909, when the army became fully mechanised. Although the  Corps only ...
Vietnam Veterans: Sons of the Hunter
Vietnam Veterans: Sons of the Hunter
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This book is a collection of over 100 experiences of men who went - or were  sent - to Vietnam, to take part in the war. As is the ...
Vietnam: Australia's Ten Year War 1962-1972
Vietnam: Australia's Ten Year War 1962-1972
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This beautifully illustrated book is a powerful account of the Australian soldiers at war in Vietnam. This book is a remarkable pictorial record of Australia's involvement in one of the most controversial wars ...
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 Brothers: My Life in the Australian SAS
Warrior Brothers: My Life in the Australian SAS
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For the first time, an Australian ex-SAS soldier tells all: what it means to be a member of an elite group, the challenges, the highs and the lows - and the sense of duty, honour and brotherhood that never dies ...
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 ...
We Too Were Anzacs: 6RAR/NZ
We Too Were Anzacs: The Sixth Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/NZ (ANZAC), South Vietnam 1969 to 1970
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During its first tour in South Vietnam, 6RAR covered itself with honours as a  result of its victory at Long Tan in August 1966. In 1969, 6RAR, now augmented ...
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 ...
When Good Men Do Nothing
When Good Men Do Nothing
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Griffith Spragg, was born in West Maitland on 24 January 1922. He began his  working life as a Junior Clerk at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in 1939, and enlisted ...
Where Anzacs Sleep: The Gallipoli Photos of Captain Jack Duffy, 8th Battalion
Where Anzacs Sleep: The Gallipoli Photos of Captain Jack Duffy, 8th Battalion
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'Where Anzacs Sleep' is a unique historic photographic record of one Australian solder's view of Gallipoli. Captain J.S. 'Jack' Duffy served with the 8th Battallion in Gallipoli, and later with in France with the 57th Battalion ...
Where the Australians Rest
Where the Australians Rest
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'Where the Australians Rest' describes many of the cemeteries overseas in which Australians were laid to rest: Cemeteries in France and Belgium, Gallipoli, Lemnos, England, Egypt, as well as Sinai and Palestine ...
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 ...
Winning with Intelligence: John David Rogers
Winning with Intelligence: A Biography of Brigadier John David Rogers, CBE, MC, 1895-1978
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'Winning with Intelligence' is a military biography of Brigadier John Rogers,  CBE, MC, who rose from infantry private in the First World War to brigadier and  Director of Military Intelligence ...
With Guts & Bayonets
With Guts and Bayonets: Diggers and Doughboys on the Hindenburg Line 1918
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'With Guts and Bayonets' describes the Hindenburg Line battles of 1918, when  the newly-arrived and untried Americans went into action. In support were the  battle-weary Australians of the ...
With the Fortieth
With the Fortieth
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Published 'in memory of Lieutenant Norman R.J. Meagher, killed in action in the Great War 4th October 1917', this book tells the story this mans experience in the War.
Wounds and Scars: From Gallipoli to France, the History of the 2nd Field Australian Ambulance 1914-1919
Wounds and Scars: From Gallipoli to France, the History of the 2nd Field Australian Ambulance 1914-1919
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'Wounds and Scars' recounts the story of the dedicated and brave doctors, stretcher bearers, nursing orderlies and drivers who made up the 2nd Field Ambulance. The book is well illustrated with many photographs and maps, and the many anecdotal stories derived from original diaries and letters complement the story of a fine Victorian AIF unit ...
   
 
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