and took on the British EmpireAuthor: Growden, GregCode: 57511Price:AU $21.44
Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date:13/08/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Opinion is still sharply divided on whether Breaker Morant and his Australian co-defendants were criminals who got what they deserved, or scapegoats used by the British Empire. Major Thomas, the bush lawyer drafted in at the last minute to defend them, is invariably depicted either as a hero or an incompetent fool. Now, for the first time, Greg ......
Author: Paddon, HaydenCode: 56928Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS (NZ) Published date:08/08/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Hayden Paddon was just a boy growing up in Geraldine - in love with racing and dreaming big. Starting with nothing, and wholly determined to beat the odds, he set out on a remarkable 20-year pathway to the World Rally Championship, where he footed it with the best rally drivers on the planet. But it didn't come easy. In Driven, Paddon ......
An Australian ObsessionAuthor: Wakely, JoelCode: 56861Price:AU $29.99
Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:07/08/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Gathers dozens of stories about many of the ute models imported and produced since the 1920s. Includes the history of utes: Fords first true ute in the 1930s, the first all-Australian (Holden) ute in the early 1950s, and more recent highlights. With stories and photographs from dozens of Holden enthusiasts, this is a Holden book from the heart.
From jet fighter pilot to airline captainAuthor: Enright, TomCode: 56774Price:AU $27.74
Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date:17/07/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an ......
Author: Neville, LeighCode: 56403Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping duties in South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East in the 1980s-90s, Diggers were sent to safeguard the newly independent East Timor from Indonesian harassment in 1999, and to provide long-term protection and ......
Author: White, HughCode: 57652Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: BLACK INC. Published date:02/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Can Australia defend itself in the Asian century? How seriously ought we take the risk of war? Do we want to remain a middle power? What kind of strategy, and what Australian Defence Force, do we need? In this groundbreaking book, Hugh White considers these questions and more. With exceptional clarity and frankness, he makes the case for a ......
Life on the Commonwealth RailwaysAuthor: Anchen, ,NickCode: 56561Price:AU $35.00Format: PaperbackPublished date:01/06/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Central Australia Railway – North Australia Railway – Trans-australian Railway
"Outback Railwaymen – Life on the Commonwealth Railways" explores the life and times of three extraordinary railways, through the recollections and humorous stories of a selection of retired railwaymen and women.
The Untold Story of Automation and QF72Author: Sullivan, KevinCode: 56743Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ABC BOOKS Published date:21/05/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A gripping account of how a major air disaster was averted, by the captain and former Top Gun pilot Instinctively, I release my pressure on the sidestick. Out of my subconscious, a survival technique from a previous life emerges: Neutralise! I'm not in control so I must neutralise controls. I never imagined I'd use this part of my military ......
most daring commando raid of WW2Author: McPhedran, IanCode: 56690Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:06/05/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The little boat with a big past: the fight to save one of the most important artefacts of Australian military history. For many years, thousands of people have walked past an unassuming black timber fishing boat bobbing in the water down at the wharves of Sydney's Darling Harbour. But appearances can be deceptive. This humble little trawler ......
A century on from the visionAuthor: Gower, SteveCode: 56635Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 440 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:12/04/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Steve Gower, the highly successful director of the Australian War Memorial from 1996 to 2012, gives a comprehensive account of the development of the Memorial from its inception just over a century ago. The Australian War Memorial also goes behind the scenes to provide insights into the many facets of a major, modern cultural institution.
Myth vs historyAuthor: Dapin, MarkCode: 56623Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:01/04/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
When Mark Dapin first interviewed Vietnam veterans and wrote about the war, he swallowed (and regurgitated) every misconception. He wasn't alone. In Australia's Vietnam, Dapin reveals that every stage of Australia's commitment to the Vietnam War has been misunderstood, misinterpreted and shrouded in myth.
The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the GreatestCombined Airborne and Amphibious Operation of the Pacific WarAuthor: Bradley, PhillipCode: 56621Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:01/04/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
'Java is heaven, Burma is hell, but you never come back alive from New Guinea' - Japanese military saying The capture of Lae was the most complex operation for the Australian army in the Second World War. In many ways it was also a rehearsal for the D-Day invasion of France, with an amphibious landing combined with the first successful ......
The Australian Corp and the 100 DaysAuthor: Brune, PeterCode: 56576Price:AU $49.99Format: HardbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:18/03/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozieres, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt into the Australian Great War psyche. Unfortunately the sheer guts, fortitude and sacrifice of the diggers in those battles had often been wasted by poor leadership and planning. From an Australian perspective, such sacrifice ......
Author: Farmer, GavinCode: 55652Price:AU $99.95Format: Hardback / 205 pages Published date:01/02/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Published to the usual high standards of ILINGA Books, the Valiant Brochure Book is about the brochures that Chrysler published about each Chrysler model in the range over the years. The Valiant Brochure Book concentrates solely on all the Chrysler Valiant models from the R Series through to ......
Author: Farmer, GavinCode: 55653Price:AU $99.95Format: Hardback / 253 pages Published date:01/02/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Published to the usual high standards of ILINGA Books, the Chrysler Brochure Book covers all other Chrysler-Dodge-DeSoto-Plymouth models for the period 1946 through 1981. Included are the early “humpy-back” post-war Dodge-DeSoto-Plymouths and then its segues into the D-DeS-P models from 1949-to-1957 when only the Chrysler ......
Limited Edition: 2000 Copies WorldwideAuthor: Noonan, AaronCode: 55631Price:AU $45.46
Format: Paperback / 192 pages Published date:15/01/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Shell V-Power Racing Team 2018 Season Review is an impressive limited edition collector’s book for fans of the iconic Ford team competing in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.
Beautifully designed and presented, this soft cover book includes everything from the team’s 2018 season covered over 192 pages starting ......
From the 1946 Prototypes to the 1966 HRAuthor: Loffler, DonCode: 52044Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:15/12/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Here at last is Don Lofflers long-promised book on rare and special examples of the first ten Holden models. The first five chapters feature such vehicles in their recent and/or current state. The last five are devoted to historic images of the vehicles in their heyday.
Thanks to painstaking and persistent research, Don has been ......
Author: Haynes, JimCode: 55759Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:15/12/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The truckers job-so vital to our nations everyday life-makes for a diverse treasure trove of stories. This first-ever collection of stories about Aussie truckers captures the humour, tragedy and fascinating history of their world, proving once again that truth is often stranger, funnier and more inspiring than fiction. The unlikely yarns and ......
Author: Batty, BrandanCode: 59433Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HARDIE GRANT EGMONT Published date:01/12/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Now in its sixth edition, Explore Australia by Caravan and Motorhome has everything you need to know about caravan and motorhome trips in Australia, whether it’s the dream lap or just excellent weekends away. This ever-popular caravanning bible has been completely revised and updated, with details on the routes to take, the ......
The History of Australia's Most Powerful BrandAuthor: Hawkins, JoCode: 56615Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 183 pages Published date:01/11/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In the years after the Great War, Australian memorials were often engraved with a simple request, `Let silent contemplation be your offering'. Today, remembrance is fuelled by a booming Anzac industry. Luxury cruises to far-flung battlegrounds, commemorative sporting contests, blockbuster books, newspaper liftouts, souvenirs, mass-produced Anzac ......
Magic Moments Of MotorsportAuthor: Magic Moments Of MotorsportCode: 51639Price:AU $34.95Format: DVD / 480 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:15/08/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
THE 1985 James Hardie 1000 at Mount Panorama, Bathurst really did mark the beginning of ‘Australia versus the world’ and now, for the very first time, the full Seven Sport telecast has been released here as part of the popular Seven Sport’s Magic Moments of Motorsport DVD series.
The remarkable story of Australian intelligence operations, 1901-45Author: Fahey, JohnCode: 52440Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 456 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:15/08/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Australia was born with its eyes wide open. Although politicians spoke publicly of loyalty to Britain and the empire, in secret they immediately set about protecting Australias interests from the Germans, the Japanese - and from Britain itself.
As an experienced intelligence officer, John Fahey knows how the security services ......
The 26 Best Tours across the Australian AlpsAuthor: Lewis, Craig and Savage, CathyCode: 51597Price:AU $32.49
Format: Spiral bound / 304 pages Publisher: BOILING BILLY Published date:16/07/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
4WD Treks of the High Country will lead readers through twenty-six of the best four-wheel drive touring destinations in both the Victorian and New South Wales alpine region.
Australian Army Campaign SeriesAuthor: Passlow, JonathanCode: 51120Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:15/07/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Author: Rivers, CollynCode: 51482Price:AU $47.95Format: Paperback / 100 pages Publisher: CARAVAN AND MOTOR HOMES Published date:18/06/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This third edition (2018) Camper Trailer Book details every aspect of camper trailers and their use. It describes in plain English approaches that will work, not just that may work. Camper trailers offer the freedom and pleasures of camping without the discomfort. A well-made one can be towed almost anywhere its towing vehicle can traverse. The ......
The battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the worldAuthor: FitzSimons, PeterCode: 51789Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: CONSTABLE Published date:07/06/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Peter FitzSimons brings the Allied triumph at the Battle of Le Hamel to life, and tells the magnificent story of the first modern battle as it should be told.
The battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the worldAuthor: FitzSimons, PeterCode: 56838Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:24/05/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WWI. A largely Australian force, commanded by the brilliant Sir John Monash, fought what has been described as the first modern battle - where infantry, tanks, artillery and planes operated together as a ......
Author: O'Brien, KatrinaCode: 61060Price:AU $9.74
Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:21/05/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This new Australian Geographic guide, full of vibrant photography, and accompanied by a concise but fascinating commentary, is an indispensable souvenir for international and Australian visitors to this very special place. Armchair travellers and children will pick it up time and again to whet their appetites and perhaps to plan their own visits.
The 25 Best Tours around the Brisbane RegionAuthor: Lancaster, DanielleCode: 51483Price:AU $32.49
Format: Spiral bound / 224 pages Publisher: BOILING BILLY Published date:08/05/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Explore the very best off-road destinations in the Brisbane region with the newly updated 2nd Edition of 4WD Treks Close to Brisbane. Includes detailed track descriptions, things to do and see along with details on picnic and camping areas.
Australian POWs of the Ottomans during the First World WarAuthor: Ariotti, KateCode: 51508Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date:01/05/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. no longer available
Captive Anzacs explores the experiences of the 198 Australians who became prisoners of the Ottomans during the First World War.
Don Company, Second 43rd Battalion, 9th DivisionAuthor: Johnston, MarkCode: 56494Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:02/04/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This riveting book follows a small group of Australian front-line soldiers from their enlistment in the dark days of 1940 to the end of World War II. No ordinary soldiers, they were members of Don Company of the Second 43rd Battalion, part of the famous 9th Australian Division, which - during campaigns in Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea, and ......
Great Untold Stories of Qantas...the Heroic, the Hilarious and theSometimes Just Plain StrangeAuthor: Jim EamesCode: 59377Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:24/02/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
From its earliest days, Qantas has attracted its fair share of unusual challenges and unique characters. These are the stories of a great airline and the people who made it, told by a man who has Qantas blood running through his veins. They are hilarious, nostalgic, heroic and sometimes even odd. They are about the brilliant risk takers who ......
The Complete GuideAuthor: Rivers, CollynCode: 50878Price:AU $47.50Format: Paperback / 100 pages Publisher: CARAVAN AND MOTOR HOMES Published date:23/01/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
TheCaravan & Motorhome Book was originally published in 200. It had 11 updated editions. It was totally rewritten in 2016. Surprisingly little unbiased information is available about buying, building, converting or using camper trailers, caravans and motor homes. This book, by engineer/writer Collyn Rivers, is an ......
The First Fifty YearsAuthor: Darwin, NormCode: 50863Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 350 pages Publisher: HAND PUBLISHING Published date:15/01/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Early Australian Automobile Design is packed full of hundreds of photos, many have never-before been published. Includes details of designers, bodybuilding companies, Australian automobiles, drawings, sketches patents and illustrations. From renown author - Norm Darwin.
Australian Special Forces at War in AfghanistanAuthor: Masters, ChrisCode: 51412Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:25/12/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The soldiers of the SAS, the Commandos and Special Operations Engineer Regiment are Australia's most highly trained soldiers. Their work is often secret, their bravery undeniable and for thirteen years they were at the forefront of Australia's longest war. Shunning acclaim, they are the Australian Defence Forces' brightest and best skilled. In an ......
Author: Stokes, JohnCode: 50498Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN PRESS Published date:30/11/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
The book details the evolution in New Zealand, from the late 19th century to the `horseless carriage' of 1904, when the first Ford came to New Zealand, including never seen before photography of New Zealand's first `Ford' owner - Robert Thompson and his `Fordmobile'.