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The Legacy of Douglas Grant

A Notable Aborigine in War and Peace Author: Ramsland, John Code: 56863 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date: 05/08/2019 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The versatile and gifted Douglas Grant was stereotyped in the media as the Black Digger with a Scottish accent. He was much more than that. Well educated by White parents who rescued him from an 1886 massacre in the frontier wars, Douglas became an engineering draftsman, woolclasser, charismatic public speaker and storyteller.
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Lionel Morris and the Red Baron

Air War on the Somme Author: Jill, Bush, Code: 56802 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/07/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Using previously unpublished archive material, this biography captures the atmosphere of that extraordinary summer on the Somme, when pilots lived in the stretch and sag of nerves'.
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The Escape Artists

A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Breakout of WWI Author: Bascomb, Neal Code: 56890 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS LTD Published date: 29/07/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
July 1918. A band of Allied Royal Flying Corps airmen are determined to escape Germany's harshest POW camp. Their plan will become the most ambitious mass breakout attempt of the Great War.
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German Fighter Aircraft in World War I

Design, Construction, and Innovation Author: Wilkins, Mark Code: 56791 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/07/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Fully illustrated overview of the development and different types of German Fighter aircraft during World War I
9781911628859

King of Fighters

Nikolay Polikarpov and His Aircraft Designs Author: Maslov, Mikhail Code: 56876 Price: AU $122.12 Format: Hardback / 952 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 25/07/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The book which is presented to the reader describes all Polikarpov's original projects, both those put into reality and unimplemented ones. It took the author many years to prepare for the creation of the book.
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Spad Fighters

The Spad A.2 to XVI in World War I Author: Wilkins, Mark C. Code: 56090 Price: AU $30.97 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This book presents the evolution of one of the most famous French-made fighter aircraft of WWIathe fast, rugged Spad. From humble beginnings this airplane became the mount for such famous WWI aces as Frenchmen Georges Guynemer and RenA (c) Fonck, American Eddie Rickenbacker, Italian Francesco Baracca, and many others. Illustrated with rare WWI-era ......
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The Great War Display Team

Author: Hoblyn, Ernie Code: 56704 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A rare insight into one of Britain's best display teams, written by longtime member and early aviation expert Ernie Hoblyn.
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The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

Author: Rankin, Adam Code: 55336 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/05/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
In the last devastating months of the First World War, the British Fourth Army pursued the Germans to their final defensive position — the Hindenburg Line, a formidable series of defensive positions studded with concrete dugouts and thickly set barbed wire.
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Women to the Front

The extraordinary Australian women doctors of the Great War Author: Sheard, Heather and Lee, Ruth Code: 56625 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: EBURY AUSTRALIA Published date: 02/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many of them were eager to contribute their skills and expertise to the war effort. For the military establishment, however, the notion of women doctors serving on the battlefield was unthinkable. Undaunted, at least twenty-four Australian women ......
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Hell Of A Time

An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great War Author: Ayton, Philip Owen Code: 56626 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 02/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
One of the last undiscovered personal accounts of an Australian soldier fighting to survive WWI
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Our Great Hearted Men

The Australian Corp and the 100 Days Author: Brune, Peter Code: 56576 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 18/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 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 ......
9781925801446

Our Forgotten Volunteers

Australians and New Zealanders with Serbs in World War One Author: Pajic, Bojan Code: 56569 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 514 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 07/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australian and New Zealand volunteers were already in Serbia, treating wounded Serbian soldiers and fighting a typhus epidemic, before the ANZACs landed at Gallipoli in 1915. The Gallipoli Campaign sealed Serbia's fate, however, as Germany, Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria moved to secure a land supply corridor to Turkey through Serbia. Australians ......
9781911621287

Gallantry in Action

Airmen awarded the distinguished Flying Cross and Two Bars 1918-1955 Author: Franks, Norman Code: 56566 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 06/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The reader will discover, the range of airmen who received the DFC and Two Bars, cover most of the ambit of WWII operations, be they fighter pilots, bomber pilots, night-fighter aircrew, aircrew navigators, engineers, etc, or reconnaissance pilots. Each has interesting stories, proving, if proof be needed, their gallantry in action.
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Purple Patch

History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War One Author: Prickett, Darren Code: 55335 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 342 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/03/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The 3rd Field Company Engineers holds a distinguished place in the history of the Australian Army, being the first unit of the AIF to deploy on active service and to come under enemy fire, in defence of the Suez Canal against a Turkish attack in February 1915, almost three months before the Gallipoli landing.
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Battle of Lys: April 1918

Author: Mattey, Colin Code: 54989 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/02/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

In the wave of devastating German offensives launched in the spring of 1918, it is Operation Michael that has captured most attention, characterised by astonishing advances and their potentially shattering impact on the British Expeditionary Force’s (BEF) Third and Fifth armies. While this offensive eventually petered out, albeit tantalisingly ......

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Alarmstart East

The German Fighter Pilot's Experience on the Eastern Front 1941-1945 Author: Eriksson, Patrick G. Code: 55489 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
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Fokker E.V/D.VIII

Polish Wings series Author: Kopanski, Tomasz Code: 55294 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 31/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tells the story of the German parasol-winged WWI fighter monoplane in Polish Air Force service.
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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

Author: Burness, Peter Code: 55503 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 644 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date: 11/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on the Western Front than anyone. Bean's private wartime diaries form a unique and personal record of his experiences and observations throughout the war and were the basis of his twelve-volume official war history.
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Monash

As Military Commander Author: Pedersen, Peter Code: 51116 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 04/12/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Dr Peter Pedersen’s scholarly study of Sir John Monash remains the finest analysis of Australia’s best known military leader. In 1918 the Australian Corps under Monash’s command played a leading role in the Allied advance to victory on the Western Front. Its successes in the battles of Hamel and Amiens, the taking of Mont St Quentin and Péronne ......

9781526740182

Supporting Tunnelling Operations in the Great War

The Alphabet Company Author: Finlayson, Damien Code: 55473 Price: AU $33.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 16/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Meticulously researched this is the first book to focus purely on the Alphabet Company.
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Consuming ANZAC

The History of Australia's Most Powerful Brand Author: Hawkins, Jo Code: 56615 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 183 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 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 ......
9781775593638

Godley

The man behind the myth Author: Kinloch, Terry Code: 56614 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This is the first full biography of General Sir Alexander Godley, the British commander of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) during World War I. Terry Kinloch takes care to present a fair and balanced look at a man generally considered to have been a poor field commander and one usually blamed for failures at Gallipoli and Passchendaele.
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Duty Nobly Done

An extraordinary account of 11 family members in the Great War Author: Holloway, Adam Code: 52390 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 484 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/10/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This is the extraordinary true story of 11 young Australian men from one extended family and their experiences in the great adventure that would change their lives — the Great War. Author Adam Holloway, a direct descendant, takes the reader into the lives of each of these men as they embark on a journey from which they are unlikely to return. ......

9781925675658

Mutiny On The Western Front

Shamed Anzacs Author: Raffin, Greg Code: 51692 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 284 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/09/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On 21 September 1918, with retreating German forces on their last legs, the 1st Battalion of the AIF was ordered to return to the front just as they were being relieved and preparing for a well-earnt rest. It wasn’t just the Germans who were on their last legs; the Australians were depleted and exhausted. In what was the largest such instance of ......
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Black September 1918

WWI's Darkest Month in the Air Author: Franks, Norman Code: 55885 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 30/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The follow-up to Bloody April 1917 continues fifteen months later into World War I. Much had happened over this period.
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Australia's First Spies

The remarkable story of Australian intelligence operations, 1901-45 Author: Fahey, John Code: 52440 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 456 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 15/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 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 ......

9781869408824

Odyssey of the Unknown Anzac

Author: Hastings, David Code: 52065 Price: AU $38.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 11/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of World War I through the odyssey of one New Zealand soldier.
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The Battle of Milne Bay

Australian Army Campaign Series Author: Anderson, Nicholas Code: 51694 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/08/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
By 1942 the formidable Japanese military had conquered swathes of territory across south-east Asia and the Pacific Ocean. Despite its defeat at the Battle of Midway, Japan remained a potent enemy committed to the creation of a defensive arc to shield its captured possessions in the Pacific. The capture of Port Moresby would cement the southern ......
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The Battle of Maryang San

Australian Army Campaign Series Author: McCarthy, Dayton Code: 51693 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/08/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
For Australia, the Korean War marked its first foray as a minor power in the Cold War and it would be the first conflict to be fought by the newly formed Australian Regular Army (ARA). In this regard, the Army’s premier infantry organisation, the Royal Australian Regiment (RAR), received its baptism of fire in Korea and in the process, earned a ......
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The Last 100 Days

The Australians Road to Victory in the First World War Author: Davies, Will Code: 52350 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

In March 1918, with the fear of a one-million-man American army landing in France, the Germans attacked. In response, Australian soldiers were involved in a number of engagements, culminating in the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the saving of Amiens, and Paris, from German occupation. Then came General John Monashs first victory as ......

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Sopwith Camels Over Italy, 1917-1918

Images of War Author: Franks, Norman Code: 51583 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New addition to the Images of War series, focussing on the Sopwith Camels flown over Italy during the First World War and the victories achieved by the pilots who flew them.
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Battle of Polygon Wood 1917

Australian Army Campaign Series Author: Passlow, Jonathan Code: 51120 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Buoyed by the success of the 1st and 2nd Australian divisions in the Battle of Menin Road, the men of the 4th and 5th Australian divisions filed into the front line ready for the next phase of the battle. Ahead of them lay the blackened remnants of Polygon Wood, a desolate expanse of splintered stumps shattered by the devastating shellfire. The ......

9781925675016

Battle of Menin Road 1917

Australian Army Campaign Series Author: Lee, Roger Code: 51119 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/07/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The Passchendaele Campaign of 1917 is associated with images of slimy, oozing mud: mud deep enough and glutinous enough to drown men, horses and equipment, mud so pervasive that it, rather than the enemy, defeated the British Army’s only major campaign in Belgium. While these images are certainly true for the opening and final months of the ......

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Battle of Broodseinde Ridge 1917

Australian Army Campaign Series Author: Westerman, William Code: 51117 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/07/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The Third Battle of Ypres – more commonly referred to simply as Passchendaele – is often remembered as a futile slaughter through the mud of Flanders, costing thousands of lives and gaining very little. While the campaign failed to achieve the grand strategic goals set out by its architects, in the midst of the British Army’s slow progress ......

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Battle of Pozieres: 1916

Australian Army Campaign Series Author: Hampton, Meleah Code: 52318 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/07/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Battle of Pozières has reverberated throughout Australia’s military history, long regarded as a costly battle that produced little meaningful gain. Pozières was characterised by the most intense artillery bombardment the Australians had experienced in the war thus far and ‘the hell that was Pozières’ became the yardstick by which subsequent ......
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The Defeat of the Zeppelins

Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 49819 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Mick Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids ......

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