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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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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. 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. 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. 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 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 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 ...
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 ...
Bomber Boys: The Ruhr, The Dambusters
Bomber Boys: The Ruhr, The Dambusters and Bloody Berlin
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In 1943 the RAF began a bombing campiagn against Germany, of an intensity new in the history of war. Kevin Wilson has interviewed hundreds of former airmen including the surviving Dambusters, about their daily lives in 1943 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Cruel Conflict: Triumph and Tragedy of HMAS Perth
Cruel Conflict: The Triumph and Tragedy of HMAS Perth
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A 0100 on 1 March 1942, after several heroic battles, the HMAS 'Perth' sank off the coast of Java. Less than half of the ship's company survived. 'Perth' lost 357 sailors and a further 320 became prisoners of war, 106 of whom were to later die in captivity ...
Cruiser: The Life and Loss of HMAS Perth and her Crew
Cruiser: The Life and Loss of HMAS Perth and her Crew
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Of all the Australians who fought in the Second World War, none saw more action nor endured so much of its hardship and horror as the crew of the cruiser HMAS Perth. The definitive biography of the Australian cruiser HMAS Perth, and the brave men who sailed with her.
Darwin 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's Submarine I-124
Darwin's Submarine I-124
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The first attacks on Australia by the Japanese were made by four submarines of the Sixth Submarine Squadron of the Imperial Japanese Navy. These 80-man boats laid mines, and then waited in their killing zones for targets to torpedo. On 20 January 1942, it all went horribly wrong. Sunk with all hands, the submarine I-124 ...
Do Unto Others: Counter Bombardment in Australia's Miltiary Campaigns
Do Unto Others: Counter Bombardment in Australia's Miltiary Campaigns
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'Do Unto Other' is a comprehensive account of the history of counter bombardment, including the development of Australian techniques, equipment and procedures through the campaigns up until Vietnam ...
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 ...
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  ...
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 ...
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.
Hell's Heroes: The Forgotten Story of the Worst POW Camp in Japan
Hell's Heroes: The Forgotten Story of the Worst P.O.W. Camp in Japan
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This is the story of the POW camp that never was - so dubbed by one old soldier because the atrocities that occurred there went largely unreported at the time. In his gripping history of the men who were POWs in Japan, the author draws on the diaries and memories of those who survived ...
Heroes Have Wings
Heroes Have Wings: The Stories of Australian Airmed in the Great Air Battles of World War Two
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Peter Firkins is a West Australian who volunteered for service in the RAAF during World War II at the age of seventten. He completed a tour of operations on No.
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 Home Front: Melbourne in Wartime 1939-1945
On the Home Front: Melbourne in Wartime 1939-1945
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What really happened on the Australian home front during the Second World War? For the people of Melbourne these were years of social dislocation and increased government interference in all aspects of daily life. 'On the Home Front' is the story of their work, leisure and their fears for by 1942 ...
Our War: British Commonwealth Fought WWII
Our War: How the British Commonwealth Fought the Second World War
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Veterans voices from the Commonwealth tell how the Second World War changed  their lives irreversibly and blew the British Empire apart.p Christopher Somerville skillfully links these personal testimonies to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ... "
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 Home Front 1939-45: A Guide for Family Historians
The Home Front 1939-45: A Guide for Family Historians
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The Home Front played a significant role in the Second World War. Millions volunteered to serve part-time in the Home Guard and civil defence. Organisations such as the Red Cross, the Womens Voluntary Service, and the Womens Institute, depended on volunteers to run the services they provided.
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.'

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 ...
Oxford Companion to 2nd World War
The Oxford Companion to the Second World War
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By an outstanding team of international contributors. The most up-to-date information in over 1750 cross-referenced entries. Over 300 photos, diagrams and maps. The only Reference to Cover All Aspects of ...
The Path of Infinite Sorrow: The Japanese on the Kokoda Track
The Path of Infinite Sorrow: The Japanese on the Kokoda Track
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Two armies, Japanese and Australia, each in turn pushing the other back along a muddy, precipitous track over the mountainous spine of New Guinea. War conventions were routinely flouted, by both sides. Troops were reduced to a primal level, such were the inhuman conditions in which battles were waged. This was the Kokoda ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Toowoomba to Torokina: The 25th Battalion in Peace and War 1918-45
Toowoomba to Torokina: The 25th Battalion in Peace and War 1918-45
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Toowoomba to Torokina' traces the proud history of the 25th Battalion from the end of one war to end of the next. It tells the story of the men from Toowoomba and the Darling Downs who answered the call to fight a war that would threaten their country’s very existence. Like their First World War predecessors, they fought a determined foe in hellish conditions ...
Tracing Your Second World War Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians
Tracing Your Second World War Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians
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WWII was the defining conflict of the 20th century and it is one of the most popular and fascinating areas for historical research. More records than ever are available to researchers, and this book is the perfect guide to how to locate and understand these sources - and get the most out of them.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
   
 
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