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Life with Cars

New Zealanders' motoring memories 1950s-1980s Author: Barnett, Stephen Code: 59783 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Published date: 24/11/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Life with Cars is a like a national family photo album, albeit one with its focus on cars. It brims with evocative imagery of cars and automotive adventures from the 1950s to the 1980s, with the words of the contributors as told to the author. Nostalgic fun for car lovers, illustrated with over 100 photographs.
9781988538334

The Wellington Street Races

The Definitive History of New Zealand's Iconic Motorsport Events Author: McGee, Richard Code: 59697 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: DAVID BATEMAN LTD Published date: 15/11/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The Wellington Street Races ran on one of the most challenging and demanding circuits in the world. Between 1985 and 1996, the races brought some of the worlds top teams and drivers to New Zealand. They also played a major role in the development of the Wellington waterfront as a public space. The race track ran through central Wellington ......

9781922400178

Mark Skaife : Complete Illustrated Autobiography Celebrating

Australia's Most Successful Touring Car Driver Ever Author: Skaife, Mark Code: 59917 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date: 27/10/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

When it comes to the masters of motorsport, Mark Skaife is without peer. The stats ordain him the most brilliant touring car racer in Australian motorsport history: his six Bathurst victories and five touring car championships place him in the rarefied company of Peter Brock.

For more than three decades across the Holden Racing Teams ......

9781912081424

Great Railway Journeys in Australia and New Zealand 2/e

Author: Bowden, David Code: 59412 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY PUBLISH Published date: 01/10/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An absorbing description of 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in New Zealand and Australia.
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ANZAC

The Landing, the Legend, the Law Author: Bond, Catherine Code: 59982 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 212 pages Published date: 31/08/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

The word Anzac has been the subject of a century of legal regulation in Australia and internationally. In Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law, Catherine Bond interrogates the legal history of one of Australia and New Zealands most revered words and the restrictions on the acronym that still exist today.

This book ......

9781925984637

Legends of War

The AIF in France 1918 Author: Beale, Pat Code: 59981 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Published date: 31/08/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

1918 was a year of triumph for the Australian Corps in France yet today this is seldom recognised by most Australians. Our perceptions have been clouded by legends, built up over the past century, that have trivialised their achievement. Here an ex-soldier, Pat Beale DSO MC, uses his military background to help re-discover why and how the Corps ......

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Racing The Lion

An Illustrated History Of Holden In Australian Motorsport Author: Aaron Noonan, Will Dale and the V8 Sleuth team Code: 59275 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Published date: 30/08/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Holden has been a major part of Australian motorsport history and, in this special edition hardcover 400-page release from the V8 Sleuth team, they celebrate and honour the brand’s history in racing.

9781925868326

Australian Camp Oven Cooking 2/e

Author: Clews, Jo Code: 59425 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: BOILING BILLY Published date: 10/08/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Jo Clews demystifies all aspects of camp oven cooking. Updated for the 2020s, this book is packed full of easy recipes including fresh damper, hearty stews, classic roast dinners and delectable desserts. Also advises on different types of gear, menu planning, building the right type of cooking fire, and how to choose and care for your camp oven.

9781760855178

The Diggers of Colditz

The classic Australian POW story Author: Burgess, Colin Code: 59356 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

Colditz Castle was Nazi Germanys infamous escape-proof wartime prison, where hundreds of the most determined and resourceful Allied prisoners were sent. Despite having more guards than inmates, Australian Lieutenant Jack Champ and other prisoners tirelessly carried out their campaign to escape from the massive floodlit stronghold . . . by any ......

9781760854294

Australia's Greatest Escapes

Gripping tales of wartime bravery Author: Burgess, Colin Code: 59355 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

Australias Greatest Escapes is a collection of stories about the most hazardous aspect of the prisoner of war experience - escape. Here is all the adventure, suspense and courage of ordinary Australians who defied their captors; men who tunnelled to freedom, crawled through stinking drains, or clawed a passage beneath barbed wire in a ......

9781922384133

Shoot to Kill

The Australian Guerrilla Book 1 Author: Idriess, Ion Code: 59276 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 100 pages Publisher: ETT IMPRINT Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This book is the first in the Australian Guerrilla series by the author of The Desert Column, and one who was a sniper in World War 1. Published in 1942 with the imminent threat of invasion by the Japanese, this shows how one can become an expert with the rifle.

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Caravan Parks Australia Wide 5/e

Author: Heatley & Michelle Gilmore Code: 59401 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Spiral bound / 352 pages Publisher: CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

As the most comprehensive caravan and tourist park guide in Australia, the new Caravan Parks Australia Wide 5th edition is a must-have travelling companion.  Finding a park that meets your needs has never been easier with this full-colour, updated guide to 2240+ caravan/tourist parks, with 1830+ of these being PET friendly.

9781922265166

Counter Attack: Villers-Bretonneux - April 1918

Author: Edgar, Peter Code: 58823 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/05/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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William Holmes, The Soldiers' General

Author: Travers, Geoffrey Code: 59062 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 424 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/05/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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Madness and the Military

Australia'S Experience of Shell Shock in the Great War Author: Tyquin, Michael Code: 59928 Price: AU $52.75 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Published date: 20/04/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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Pure Massacre

Aussie soldiers reflect on the Rwandan genocide Author: O'Halloran, Kevin Code: 59060 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 308 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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Combat Medic

An Australian's eyewitness account of the Kibeho Massacre Author: Pickard, Terry Code: 59061 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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Clash of the Gods of War

Australian Artillery and the Firepower Lessons of the Great War Author: William Westerman and Nicholas Floyd Code: 58813 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 624 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
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The Forgotten

The Chinese Labour Corps and the Chinese Anzacs in the Great War Author: Davies, Will Dr. Code: 58815 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: WILKINSON PUBLISHING Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The Forgotten provides a doorway into a lost part of Australian history. The Chinese Labour Corps comprised some 200,000 labourers who worked under difficult and dangerous conditions during World War I. The Forgotten celebrates the shared history between China and Australia and the combined efforts to promote peace.

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An Anzac on the Western Front: The Personal Recollections

of an Australian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918 Author: WIlliams, H R Code: 57880 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
A graphic account of one soldiers service in the First World War serving in Egypt and on the Western Front.
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Taking the Lead

The Royal Australian Air Force 1972-1996 Author: Lax, Mark Code: 58814 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 460 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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Australian Code Breakers

Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich Author: Phelps, James Code: 58210 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 31/01/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
The extraordinary story of a headmaster turned cryptographer, and our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich. On 11 August 1914, just days after war had been declared, Australian Captain J.T. Richardson boarded a German merchant vessel fleeing Melbourne's Port Phillip and audaciously seized a top-secret naval codebook. The fledgling Australian ......
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Out of Sight, Out of Mind

The Royal Australian Navy in Vietnam 1965-1972 Author: Carroll, John Code: 58029 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: ROSENBERG PUBLISHING Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Out of Sight, Out of Mind identifies and dispels various myths which have developed around the importance of sea transport and logistical support, and argues for a new appreciation of the service of the 13,000 members of the RAN who participated in this vitally important task. Many of the illustrations were taking by serving military personnel ......
9781760875619

The Big Book of Australia's War Stories

A Collection of Stories of Australia's Iconic Battles and Campaigns fromthe Boer War to Vietnam Author: Haynes, Jim Code: 59900 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 600 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 05/12/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

The bravest thing God ever made, said a British officer of the insubordinate Aussies at Gallipoli. And before the Normandy invasion, Field Marshal Montgomerys chief of staff remarked, I only wish we had the Australian 9th Division with us this morning. But there is more to the Australian experience of war than heroic endeavour and bravery. Jim ......

9781925868142

4WD Treks Close to Melbourne 4/e

The 20 Best Tours around the Melbourne Region Author: Robert Pepper and Muriel Pepper Code: 57628 Price: AU $29.99 (was AU $49.99) Format: Spiral bound / 208 pages Publisher: BOILING BILLY Published date: 01/12/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Includes 20 treks within a 2 hour of the city. Trek notes are accompanied by accurate full-colour maps, and snippets about local history and wildlife add colour and interest to the 4WD experience. Over 100 full-colour photos complement the text and provide a clear sense of the features on each trek.

9781922265494

Unbowed

A Soldier's extraordinary journey back from paralysis Author: Hedderman, Billy Code: 57042 Price: AU $20.99 (was AU $34.99) Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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Great Australian Outback Trucking Stories

Author: Bill Marsh Code: 59096 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: ABC BOOKS Published date: 19/09/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

Marsh knows how to spin a yarn - Gold Coast Bulletin

Whether theyre carting produce, stock, fuel, or even (unbeknown to them) dead bodies, theres one thing that can be said about outback truckies - theyre a colourful bunch.

Meet the outback truckies who brave interminable distances, searing heat, ......

9781760633066

RAAF Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying

Operations to Cripple Japan's War Machine Author: Cleworth, Robert Code: 59391 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 03/09/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
In March 1945 Reg Cleworth, a navigator on PBY Catalina seaplanes flying out of Darwin, went missing in action. No details were ever given about the incident that took his life, nor the reason his plane went down. For Reg's younger brother, Robert, the news came as a fulfilling prophecy. The last time they saw each other, Reg confided in Robert, ......
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The Quickest Way Round is on the Bitumen

The History of the Oran Park Circuit Author: Bayer, Neville Code: 57688 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Published date: 01/09/2019 Availability: Please contact us for availability

This book tells the story of the development of the circuit from 1962 to 2010 and the stories from the background. It is written as a tribute to the thousands of volunteers responsible for the much-loved Sydney track, which operated for almost half a century until closure and demolition in 2010. It is also a reminder that Motor Racing in ......

9781760851101

The Strong Man

A powerful story of life under fire and one man's journey back from thebrink Author: Edwards, Grant Code: 58103 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 01/09/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
A powerful story of life under fire and one man's journey back from the brink. Grant Edwards was once an elite athlete, Olympics qualifier and Australia's strongest man. His Guinness Book of Records feats of strength were acclaimed internationally, and as a high ranking police officer he spent decades protecting vulnerable people around the ......
9781760528546

Larrikins in Khaki

Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers Author: Bowden, Tim Code: 57513 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity, Australian soldiers were a wild and irreverent lot, even in the worst of circumstances during World War II. In Larrikins in Khaki, Tim Bowden has collected compelling and vivid stories of individual soldiers whose ......

9781743795491

The Oarsmen

The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace Author: Patterson, Scott Code: 57514 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HARDIE GRANT EGMONT Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

At the end of the First World War, there were 270,000 demobilised Australian soldiers in Europe. Getting them home after the Armistice was a task of epic proportions that would take more than two years. In the meantime, how to keep these disgruntled, damaged men with guns occupied? In a word: sport. The Oarsmen tells the story of the servicemen ......

9781925712810

Major Thomas: The Bush Lawyer who Defended Breaker Morant

and took on the British Empire Author: Growden, Greg Code: 57511 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

9780143774037

Hayden Paddon: Driven

Author: Paddon, Hayden Code: 56928 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS (NZ) Published date: 08/08/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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 ......
9781925695953

Street Machine Legends: Volume 1

Author: Telford, Simon Code: 56914 Price: AU $29.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: BAUER MEDIA BOOKS Published date: 06/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

SINCE 1981, Street Machine has been the bible of Australias modified car scene, celebrating the best builds of the sport and the fanatics that create them. For this, Street Machines first book, weve chosen 60 of the best-loved feature cars to appear in the magazine during its first 20 years. We look at the significance of each build to the ......

9781925868098

The Passion for Utes

An Australian Obsession Author: Wakely, Joel Code: 56861 Price: AU $29.99 (was AU $49.99) Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 05/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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.

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