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Centenary of ANZAC 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Browntrout Code: 48929 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2017

The Anzac Centenary is a milestone of special significance to all Australians and New Zealanders. Our mini calendar featrues images from our ANZAC history. All images are provided by the Australian War Memorial Trust.

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Bolt Action: Campaign: New Guinea

Author: Games, Warlord Code: 48761 Price: AU $42.29 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 24/08/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2017
In 1942, Japanese forces invaded the island of New Guinea and started a bitter, three-year campaign against allied Australian and American forces. Fought in dense jungles and across rugged mountaintops, the grueling fight pushed men to their very limits and forced commanders to adopt new strategies and tactics for the harsh island terrain. Filled ......
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Australian Rules Football During the First World War

Author: Blair, Dale Code: 48821 Price: AU $74.99 Format: Hardback / 134 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date: 01/08/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2017
The book explores the intersection between the Great War and patriotism through an examination of the effects of both on Australia's most popular football code. The work is chronological, and therefore provides an easy path by which events may be followed. Ultimately it seeks to shine a light on and provide considerable detail to a much-ignored ......
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Battle of Messines 1917

Author: Deayton, Craig Code: 47744 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/06/2017 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

On 7 June 1917, the British Second Army launched its attack on Messines Ridge, detonating 19 giant mines beneath the German front-line positions. By the end of the day, one of the strongest positions on the Western Front had fallen, a place of such importance that the Germans had pledged to hold it at any cost. It was the greatest British ......

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At Any Price

The ANZACS at the Battle of Messines 1917 Author: Deayton, Craig Code: 47743 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/05/2017 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

The enemy must not get the Messines Ridge at any price …

So read the orders to German troops defending the vital high ground south of Ypres. On 7 June 1917, the British Second Army launched its attack with an opening like no other. In the largest secret operation of the First World War, British ......

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Lightning Keepers

The AIF's Alphabet Company in the Great War Author: Finlayson, Damien Code: 47752 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/04/2017 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

Few soldiers on the Western Front had heard of the Australian Electrical and Mechanical Mining and Boring Company, even after it had been renamed the ‘Alphabet Company’ by an AIF wag. Yet many knew the work of this tiny unit which numbered fewer than 300 at full strength. Despite its small size, the Alphabet Company’s influence was enormous and ......

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Married Quarter

Boots, Berets and Bloody Uniforms Author: Augustus-Dunn, Maria Code: 47753 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 324 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/04/2017 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

Serving the nation in uniform is a career choice. But have you ever wondered about the life of a partner of these brave men and women? Married Quarter is a light-hearted glimpse into the world of the service family, through deployments, postings, illnesses and into retirement.

21 years, 9 postings, 2 deployments, 15 jobs, 1 ......

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Bully Beef & Balderdash Volume 2

More Myths of the AIF Examined and Debunked Author: Wilson, Graham Code: 47683 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 323 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 02/03/2017 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

The late Graham Wilson delighted in his self-appointed role as the AIF’s myth buster. In this, his second and final
volume of Bully Beef and Balderdash, he tackles another eight popularly accepted myths, exposing the ‘Water Wizard’ of Gallipoli who saved an army, dismissing the old adage that the ‘lions of the AIF’ were led by British

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Sword and Baton

Senior Australian Army Officers from Federation to 2001Volume 1: Federtaion - 1939 Author: Chadwick, Justin Code: 47773 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/02/2017 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

Sword and Baton is a collection of 86 biographies representing every Australian Army officer to reach the rank of major general from Federation to the outbreak of World War II. This is the first of two volumes, and its scope is broad, including chaplains-general, surgeons-general and British Army officers who served with the AIF or the ......

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Battles of Bullecourt 1917

Author: Coombes, David Code: 47681 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/02/2017 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

In April-May 1917 the sleepy hamlet of Bullecourt in northern France became the focus of two battles involving Australian and British troops. Given the unique place in this nation’s military history that both battles occupy, surprisingly little has been written on the AIF’s achievements at Bullecourt. The First Battle of Bullecourt marked the ......

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Lessons Learned

The Australian Military and Tropical Medicine Author: Quail,Geoffrey Grant Code: 47682 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 276 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/01/2017 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

Historically, prolonged campaigns have been frequently lost or won because of the greater fitness of one of the combatant armies. In the twentieth century, infection was still a major problem, leading to withdrawal from Gallipoli, and the near defeat of the Allies due to malaria early in the Second World War’s Pacific campaign. Malaria emerged ......

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Quit Targa West 2016 DVD

Author: Targa West Code: 46918 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD Publisher: TARGA WEST Published date: 15/10/2016 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
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Aussie Grit

Author: Webber, Mark Code: 46294 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN Published date: 30/08/2016 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
In the high-stakes world of Formula 1, only the fastest make it to the top. Few know this better than Australian motor-racing legend Mark Webber. His incredible 12-year career saw him earn 42 podium finishes and triumph in nine races, including twice winning the crown jewel of F1, the Monaco Grand Prix.But the road to the summit of F1 racing is ......
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The Death of Holden : The End of an Australian Dream

Author: Royce Kurmelovs Code: 38392 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date: 30/08/2016 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

When Holden signalled that it would close its Adelaide factory, it struck at the very heart of Australian identity. Holden is our car made on our shores. Its the choice of patriotic rev heads and suburban drivers alike. How could a car that was so beloved - and so popular - be so unprofitable to make?

The story of the collapse of ......

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Long Tan - Updated 50th Anniversary Edition

The Start of a Lifelong Battle Author: Smith, Harry Code: 46073 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/07/2016 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days

On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet Cong soldiers walked into the right flank of Delta Company, 6 RAR. Under a blanket of mist and heavy monsoon rain, amid the mud and shattered rubber trees, a dispersed Company of 108 men held its ground with courage and ......

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Paddy Finucane and the Legend of the Kenley Wing

No.452 (Australian), 485 (New Zealand) and 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadro Author: Anthony Cooper Code: 49070 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/06/2016 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
In 1941, the RAF's Kenley Wing, under the leadership of 'ace' pilots like the Irishman 'Paddy' Finucane, won fame as one of the top-scoring outfits in the war. Flying the iconic Spitfire, the wing's three fighter squadrons-the Australian No.452, the New Zealand No.485 and the British No.602, flew escort missions almost daily against the Luftwaffe.
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Saving Donkey

Author: High, Peter K. Code: 39839 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: CASTLE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 07/06/2016 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 28 to 32 days
Known as a master storyteller by all who meet him on the road, Peter High (aka Donkey) spins a lively tale about the twists and turns of life, about what makes him tick - and about encounters with a mysterious character named JC.
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Taking Flight

Lores Bonney's Extraordinary Flying Career Author: Alexander, Kristen Code: 38411 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/03/2016 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
From her first taste of the air when she joined Bert Hinkler in the cockpit for a joy ride in 1928, Lores Bonney was hooked. With her aviation licence and the support of her husband, she took to the Australian and international skies and braved the challenge of long-distance flying. In 1931 Lores broke the Australian record for the longest one-day ......
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Leading Edge

Innovation, Technology and People in Australia's Royal Flying Doctor Ser Author: Langford, Stephen Code: 38412 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 380 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/03/2016 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 7 to 11 days
The advent of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in the 1930s was a testimony to Australian innovation and ingenuity. Much as been written about the early history of this iconic organisation, adapting aircraft and pedal radios to meet the needs of people in vast remote areas. In this book, Dr Stephen Langford, the Service's longest serving medico, ......
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Bathurst 12 Hour - Ultimate Test for Man & Machine

Box Set containing highlights of all the Bathurst 12 Hour races, 9titles from 2007 to 2015 Author: Chevron Code: 38152 Price: AU $50.00 Format: DVD Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 15/01/2016 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 7 to 11 days
Mount Panorama is renowned as one of the world’s oldest and greatest motor racing tracks. It is unique in world motor racing, presenting drivers with the kind of challenge they face only at a small number of the world’s top circuits. Not only is this place an extreme test of driver skill and bravery, it also places a high premium on reliability – ......
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The Man Who Saved Smithy

Author: Rick Searle Code: 38041 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 01/12/2015 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
Patrick Gordon Bill Taylor was a pioneer of Australian aviation. As a fighter pilot during the First World War, he was awarded the Military Cross and discovered a life-long passion for flight and air navigation. Returning to Australia after the war, he became a close friend of Charles Kingsford Smith; they went on to form an incredible flying ......
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Anzac Cove to Afghanistan

The History of the 3rd Brigade Author: Wahlert, Glenn Code: 40651 Price: AU $25.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 396 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/11/2015 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
As the first Anzacs to land at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 and among the last to serve in Afghanistan 100 years later, the men and women of the Australian Armys 3rd Brigade have a long and proud history. Initially raised in 1903, the 3rd Brigade served as part of the Australian Imperial Force during World War I, suffering appalling losses at ......
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Petrolheads

Awesome Kiwi Car Collections Author: Holmes, Steve Code: 38138 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: DAVID BATEMAN LTD Published date: 04/11/2015 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
For such a small country New Zealand has a staggering number of hugely impressive motoring collections. Whether it's due to the fresh air, the wide open spaces, the cheap fuel, or just a national fixation with tinkering, Kiwis enjoy collecting and hoarding old cars. Steve Holmes presents some incredible collections in these pages, including a few ......
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Living the Dream

Kiwi Bikers Author: Lockyer, George Code: 38135 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: DAVID BATEMAN LTD Published date: 04/11/2015 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
In our increasingly homogenous world, the motorcycle still represents individuality and freedom. You can jump on your bike and, for a while, escape the manicured lawns of suburbia and all the worries that plague our complex, modern lives. All is put on the back burner as you twist that throttle, lean into the bend and live the moment with a glint ......
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Deals on Wheels

Author: Chester Henchen Code: 38085 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 210 pages Publisher: BOOLARONG PRESS Published date: 01/11/2015 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 7 to 11 days
Following my first book “It’s Not Just About Cars” I continue to weave my family and friends through this story. Hopefully this book will be regarded as a time capsule, which is why I document prices and profits. This is not an ego trip, but a genuine effort to paint a picture of a businessman in a bygone era operating in a country town. I hope ......
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The Flying Kangaroo : Great Untold Stories of Qantas...

Author: Jim Eames Code: 38040 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 01/11/2015 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 10 to 14 days
Everyone who has ever flown will enjoy The Flying Kangaroo. These are stories of passion and dedication, of risk and resilience, of excellence and Australian larrikinism, of inventiveness and determination. They reflect my pride for an airline that connected the world and became a national icon. - Captain Richard Champion de Crespigny, Pilot in ......
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2015 Australian Muscle Car Masters DVD

Author: Chevron Code: 37434 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 31/10/2015 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
Relive all the action from the 2015 Australian Muscle Car Masters at Sydney Motorsport Park. This 90-minute DVD includes highlights from the Heritage Touring Cars – historic Group C and A machines from the 1970s, ‘80s and early ‘90s – plus the historic Group N Touring Cars, Australian Trans-Am, Group S Historic Sports Cars, HQ Holdens and the ......
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Quit Targa West 2015 DVD

Author: Targa West Code: 37402 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD Publisher: TARGA WEST Published date: 15/10/2015 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
Targa West 2015 is one of Australias premier Tarmac Rallies run in the localities of Perth. This DVD version of the documentary has additional footage not seen on the TV broadcast version.
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Fly Over Down Under

Australian Adventures by Single-Engine Airplane Author: Cabot, Michelee Morgan Code: 38123 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 230 pages Publisher: WHEATMARK Published date: 15/10/2015 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Green ants that defend their tree by attacking anyone who touches it...a mysterious lava-tube cave with hikers' flashlights floating like fireflies down into its blackness...fruit bats noisily lobbing mangos onto your cabin's tin roof. The beauties -- and dangers -- of the crocodile-infested Kakadu National Park. A crash landing at a remote island ......
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War in Words

100 Years of Australian War Writing Author: Richardson, Matthew Code: 49103 Price: AU $28.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: HALSTEAD PRESS Published date: 01/09/2015 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
Ever since colonial times, Australian writers have excelled in presenting war in all its aspects, drawing character as it emerges under the pressures of life and death struggle. Their gift is displayed here in fine prose and poems, arranged historically. From Furphys sardonic story of the Arrow War, to post-Vietnam reflections on the aftermath of ......
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Tasman Cup 1964-1975

A celebration of Australian and New Zealand Motor Sport's greatest era Author: Loxley, Tony Code: 37204 Price: AU $94.95 Format: Hardback / 498 pages Publisher: PRINCIPLE SOURCE Published date: 15/08/2015 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

Perhaps to best understand the Tasman Series is to consider the importance that it held to the F1 teams of the day, best represented in the 1968 season, when Cosworth produced a special Tasman variant of its legendary DFV V8, known as the DFW, and the BRM arrived ‘down under’, with a reduced capacity version of its F1 V12 in its current car. In ......

9781925275261

Pioneers of Australian Armour H/C

In the Great War Author: Finlayson, David A. & Cecil, Michael K. Code: 37954 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/08/2015 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
Pioneers of Australian Armour tells the story of the only Australian mechanised units of the Great War. The 1st Australian Armoured Car Section, later the 1st Australian Light Car Patrol, and the Special Tank Section were among the trailblazers of mechanisation and represented the cutting edge of technology on the Great War battlefield. The 1st ......
9781925275285

Charles Family's War

A gripping story of twin brothers during World War II Author: Fewster, Alan Code: 47757 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/08/2015 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
Edwin Llewellyn Charles was a slim, handsome youth, but Terence John, his brother, was beautiful and he knew it. Technically, the boys were twins, but their personalities could not have been more different.So begins this sweeping true story of a fractured but close-knit Australian family during World War II, focusing on the service of the twins ......
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Leopard AS1.Leopard in Australian Service

Author: Michael, Cecil K. Code: 47675 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 03/08/2015 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

Leopard AS1 – Leopard in Australian Service The first modern tank acquired by the Australian Army in the post-Second World War era was the Centurion, which began arriving in late 1951. The Centurion was a very formidable vehicle and was to remain in service for twenty-six years. Many were deployed operationally in South Vietnam from 1968 to ......

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Fly Over Down Under

Australian Adventures by Single-Engine Airplane Author: Michelee Morgan Cabot Code: 37589 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 230 pages Publisher: WHEATMARK Published date: 15/07/2015 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
In this colorful and remarkable book, written by a colorful and remarkable woman pilot, you'll find the most enjoyable way to discover Australia -- by flying a light airplane to its places of greatest interest while watching the exotic landscape unroll beneath you. Vistas of giant paisley patterned earth, caused by underlying salt strata. Stunning ......
9781627873017

Fly Over Down Under

Australian Adventures by Single-Engine Airplane Author: Michelee Morgan Cabot Code: 37588 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 230 pages Publisher: WHEATMARK Published date: 15/07/2015 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
In this colorful and remarkable book, written by a colorful and remarkable woman pilot, you'll find the most enjoyable way to discover Australia -- by flying a light airplane to its places of greatest interest while watching the exotic landscape unroll beneath you. Vistas of giant paisley patterned earth, caused by underlying salt strata. Stunning ......
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