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9780980814088

Forgotten Men H/C

The Australian Army Veterinary Corps 1909-1946 Author: Tyquin, Michael Code: 32076 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 25/02/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
9780980814057

More Than Bombs and Bandages H/C

Australian Army Nurses at Work in World War I Author: Harris, Kirsty Code: 0980814057 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 24/01/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
More than Bombs and Bandages exposes the false assumption that military nurses only nursed. Based on author Kirsty Harris' CEW Bean Prize winning PhD 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 ......
9780980814040

Last Knight

A Biography of General Sir Phillip Bennett AC, KBE, DSO Author: Lowry, Robert Code: 40665 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 24/01/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
General Sir Phillip Bennett is a good example of what makes a great leader. With a good combination of innate personal qualities, education, broad experience and the hardening that comes with survival on the battlefield he prospered. As a young officer he survived the first and most perilous year of the Korean War, including the Battle of Kapyong.
9780980475388

In Vietnam

Australian Military Operations Author: Palazzo, Albert Code: 31440 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 199 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 30/08/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From 1962 to 1972 Australia joined the United States in fighting a communist inspired insurgency war in the jungles of South Vietnam against infiltrators who sought to overthrow the local government. Over 50,000 Australians served in Vietnam, 519 lost their lives, and the conflict ended ignominiously in the insurgents' victory. Over 30 years ......
9780980658279

Beyond Adversity H/C

'U' Company, 15th Battalion 1941-1942 Author: Park, William Code: 32066 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 15/07/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In November 1941, 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 evening or external students from the arts, commerce and law faculties. They were ambitious young men anxious to make their way in the world.
9780980567441

Malaya

Author: Farrell, Brian & Pratten, Gareth Code: 46947 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 254 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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. Originally raised for service in the Mediterranean, the division was committed ......
9780975766927

Western Desert Campaign 1940-41

Author: Wahlert, Glenn Code: 0975766929 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
9780980320411

Battle of Crete

Author: Palazzo, Albert Code: 32063 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 173 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Between 20 May and 1 June 1941 the Second World War came to the Greek island of Crete. The Commonwealth defenders consisted of Australian, New Zealand and British refugees from the doomed Greek Campaign who had not recovered from defeat. Matched against them were crack German paratroopers and mountain soldiers who had only ...
9781857803273

Military Aircraft Markings 2010

Author: Howard J Curtis Code: 23028 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Sold Out
As well as an up-to-date listing of military aircraft markings, this handy book has lists of active British air bases, Royal Navy landing platform and shore station code laetters and much more. A useful reference for military aircraft enthusiasts and modellers.
9780980777406

Wau

1942-1943 Author: Bradley, Phillip Code: 0980777402 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 173 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 to keep the Japanese at bay in the Wau - Salamaua area of New Guinea. The Australian ......
9780980658293

Battle of Fromelles 1916

Author: Lee, Roger Code: 31441 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 210 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 30/06/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Battle of Fromelles remains the single bloodiest day in terms of soldiers killed, wounded or missing, in Australia's military history. Remains of soldiers were recently discovered in mass graves in northern France and the final soldier will be laid to rest when a new cemetery officially opens on 19th July, 2010 - the 94th anniversary of the ......
9780980658255

Crumps and Camouflets H/C

Australian Tunnelling Companies on the Western Front Author: Finlayson, Damien Code: 32070 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 30/06/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The first complete history of Australia's role in the tunnelling war of 1914-1919, of the men and the units in which they served, and of life in the tomb-like tunnels of the war underground.
9780980658224

Long Way Home

One POW's story of escape and evasion during World War II Author: Granquist, Charles Code: 0980658225 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Granqist's account of his wartime experiences adds another important chapter to the story of Australian World War II POWs while showcasing the spirit, humour, persistence, and ingenuity of an Aussie Digger.
9781844256457

Military Aviation Disasters 2/e

Significant Losses Since 1908 Author: David Gero Code: 22746 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Each year dozens of military aircraft come to grief, ranging from fighters and bombers to trainers and transports. This work covers major military disasters worldwide and gives full details of the aircraft involved, its operator, route, location of crash, loss of life, and where known the reason for the crash.
9780141042756

First Light

The Centenary Collection Author: Wellum, Geoffrey Code: 56462 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 06/08/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.
9781844254620

Supermarine Spitfire Owner's Workshop Manual

An Insight into Owning, Restoring, Servicing and Flying Britain'sLegendary World War 2 Fighter Author: Price, Dr Alfred et al Code: 32771 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 15/10/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorisation of the Royal Air Force. Here is a unique insight into what it takes to own, restore and operate a Spitfire, as well as providing a wonderful insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable aeroplane. ......
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Megafactories - Military Might DVD

Author: National Geographic Code: 25535 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD / 156 mins Publisher: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Producer's notes: Go behind the scenes as Megafactories explores manufacturing goliaths and brings to life some of the greatest one-of-a-kind factories in the world.Featuring three episodes on Apache helicopters, Abrams tanks and Eurofighter jets.
9780552124195

Chickenhawk

The Best Book to Come Out of Vietnam Author: Mason, Robert Code: 51337 Price: AU $17.05 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 02/01/1984 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As a child, Robert Mason dreamed of livitating. As a young man, he dreamed of flying helicopters - and the US Army gave him his chance. They sent him to Vietnam where, between August 1965 and July 1966, he flew more than 1,000 assault missions. In Chickenhawk, Robert Mason gives us a devastating bird's eye-view of that war in all it's horror, as ......
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