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Vietnam ANZACS

Australians and New Zealanders in the Vietnam War Author: Howell, Tony Code: 60967 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 18/09/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
This book is a commentary on the ANZAC forces involvement in the second Indo-China (Vietnam) War during the period 1965 to 1971.
9781920785000

Spitfire Pilot: Lou Spence

A Story of Bravery, Leadership and Love Author: Spence, John C.H. FRS Code: 61021 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date: 07/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The biography of decorated RAAF fighter pilot Lou Spence in World Ward II and the Korean War, a story of bravery, leadership and love.
9781743058541

Troop Train

Author: Hutchins, Elizabeth Code: 60964 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date: 01/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

It’s February 1942 and the Second World War is raging. Japanese planes are bombing Darwin, Australia fears an invasion, and the train track leads straight through the desert to Adelaide. Fourteen-year-old Rosemary Lister begins a diary to share the upheavals and tensions of her new life in the country, storing memories for her father, missing ......

9780909608996

Rendezvous with Death

Anzac Stories of the Great War Author: Ramsland, John Code: 70102 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date: 25/07/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

1914. Some men of the First Australian Imperial Force had a rendezvous with death in the silence in the summer night, but many were to survive only to face the thudding of the guns, again and again until 11 November 1918 at 11am, enduring physical and psychological horrors. This volume is packed with unusual stories of a deeply personal nature: ......

9780733647475

The Platoon Commander : The extraordinary story of the man who led

Australia's most decorated platoon of the Vietnam War Author: O'Halloran, John and Teague, Ric Code: 60965 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date: 12/06/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

John OHalloran was a country boy from Tamworth, NSW, who was called up for national service not long after the start of the Vietnam War. As a tough and determined 21-year-old, he guided 6 RARs B Company 5 Platoon through some of the biggest conflicts of the war, including Operation Hobart and the Battle of Long Tan. But he faced his hardest ......

9781922464064

The Battlefield of Imperishable Memory

Passchendaele and the Anzac Legend Author: Haultain-Gaul, Matthew Code: 70103 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Published date: 01/06/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available

The Ypres salient was the favourite battle ground of the devil and his minions wrote one returned serviceman after the First World War. Few who fought in the infamous third battle of Ypres - now known as Passchendaele - in 1917 would have disagreed. All five of the Australian Imperial Forces (AIF) infantry divisions were engaged in this bloody ......

9780648926214

The Royal Australian Air Force in South Australia during WWII

Adelaide - Gawler - Mallala - Mount Gambier - Parafield - Port Pirie - V Author: Ingman, Peter Code: 60582 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 92 pages Published date: 01/06/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Within the first two years of WWII, the RAAF had rapidly expanded to have a major presence in South Australia, flying hundreds of aircraft and employing many thousands of personnel. This presence was especially important in the regional areas of Gawler, Port Pirie, Mallala, Mount Gambier and Victor Harbor.
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Our Great Hearted Men

[Australia Post] Author: Brune, Peter Code: 61031 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 07/04/2021 Availability: Delivery estimate: Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozières, 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 ......

9780648665984

Eagles Over Darwin

American Airmen Defending Northern Australia in 1942 Author: Lewis, Tom Code: 60461 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 140 pages Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In 1942 the air defence of the northern Australian frontier town of Darwin was operated by airmen from the United States. Flying P-40E Warhawks, the pilots of the 49th Fighter Group fought a brave and innovative campaign against a stronger enemy that did much to safeguard Australia in its darkest hour.
9781781558324

Sub Hunters: Australian Sunderland Squadrons in the Defeat of Hitler's

U-boat Menace 1942-43 Author: Cooper, Anthony Code: 60421 Price: AU $67.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 17/03/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Nos 10 and 461 Squadrons of the RAAF were among the premier units of RAF Coastal Command in WWII, flying Sunderlands from UK harbours to patrol the eastern Atlantic hunting for U-boats. Crews from both units were involved in famous air combats against German fighters sent to intercept them, but persisted to achieve an impressive series of kills.
9781922488039

Aircraft of The Royal Australian Air Force

Author: Air Force History Branch Code: 60693 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 640 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 03/03/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Aircraft of The Royal Australian Air Force tells the story of the RAAF's first one hundred years by describing the acquisition, operation, and service record of the multitude of aircraft types flown by the RAAF. The 176 aircraft types include the flimsy wood and canvas aircraft typical of World War I, through the technological advances during and ......
9781922473400

Alfred Wright's Autograph Book

Author: Edye, Chris Code: 60529 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: ETT IMPRINT Published date: 04/02/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

In 1916 Alfred Wright enlisted in the AIF. After training at the Engineer Officer Training School in Moore Park and at Roseville NSW he embarked aboard HMAT A14 Euripides, headed for Britain. On the way, he bought an autograph book, and over the next four years, more than 100 of the people he met signed it. 

9781922473257

Lurking Death

The Australian Guerrilla # 5 Author: Idriess, Ion Code: 60535 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 84 pages Publisher: ETT IMPRINT Published date: 11/12/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The 5th in a series of 6 books written at a time of imminent Japanese invasion, this one gives us the full story of WW1 sniper Billy Sing, and other Australian snipers at Gallipoli and the Middle East.
9781922473134

Trapping the Jap

The Australian Guerrilla Book 4 Author: Idriess, Ion Code: 60538 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 100 pages Publisher: ETT IMPRINT Published date: 11/12/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Fourth Manual written for Australian soldiers and civilians in 1942, when invasion by the Japanese seemed imminent. "To attack and to ambush, to snipe and raid is the job of the Australian Guerrilla. By rifle and grenade, by machine-gun and mortar to kill them, harry them, trap them, grant them not one moment's peace day or night. Break their ......
9781922473042

Guerrilla Tactics

The Australian Guerrilla Book 3 Author: Idriess, Ion Code: 60532 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 100 pages Publisher: ETT IMPRINT Published date: 23/10/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book is the third in a series of books written for the Australian militia in 1942, with the threat of imminent Japanese invasion. The author's understanding of Arab tactics during the Desert War and his comprehensive knowledge of the Australian continent make this book very absorbing.
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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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

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 ......

9781557539403

British Imperial Air Power

The Royal Air Forces and the Defense of Australia and New ZealandBetween the World Wars Author: Spencer, Alex M Code: 59205 Price: AU $66.00 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: PURDUE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
Examines the air defense of Australia and New Zealand during the interwar period. The book also demonstrates the difficulty of applying new military aviation technology to the defense of the global Empire and provides insight into the nature of the political relationship between the Pacific Dominions and Britain.
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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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

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 ......

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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

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 ......

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: 01/06/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

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.

9781925984460

Madness and the Military

Australia'S Experience of Shell Shock in the Great War Author: Tyquin, Michael Code: 59928 Price: AU $55.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Published date: 20/04/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

This edition of a work of the first of its kind to be published in Australia in 2006 is an updated analysis of what happened to soldiers who suffered psychologically in the First World War. Madness and the Military compellingly revisits this long-ignored aspect of Australian military history and suggests a link with so-called shell shock and ......

9781925927238

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: 18/03/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

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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The Empire Strikes South 2/e

Japan'S Air War Against Northern Australia 1942-45 Author: Lewis, Tom Code: 59916 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 184 pages Published date: 15/03/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Very few Australians today know of the fierce air battles fought across the Top End of Australia in World War II.For more than two years Japanese aircraft crossed the coast and bombed relentlessly. Savage dogfights were fought between the legendary Zero fighter and Allied Kittyhawks and Spitfires. Big twin-engine Betty bombers rained down blast ......

9781526766656

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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A graphic account of one soldiers service in the First World War serving in Egypt and on the Western Front.
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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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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 ......
9780648446682

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 at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

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 ......

9781925416855

Sniping

The Australian Guerrilla Series #2 Author: Idriess, Ion Code: 60559 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 104 pages Publisher: ETT IMPRINT Published date: 14/10/2019 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Memoirs of sniping at Gallipoli and on the Western Desert, plus tips for Australian militia in 1942 when a Japanese invasion seemed imminent. Book 2 of The Australian Guerrilla Series, produced by Idriess during World War Two for the Australian militia.

9781742379197

ANZAC and Aviator

The Remarkable Story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia Author: Molkentin, Michael Code: 58074 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 424 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
'He was courageous. He was ambitious. He was skilled. He was visionary. He could be ruthless. He was someone born of a new nation. But he was of a time now long past. And yet in the language of a later generation it could be said he had the "right stuff" . . . Michael Molkentin captures [Ross Smith] brilliantly.' - Andy Thomas, NASA Astronaut ......
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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
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, ......
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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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 ......
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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

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 ......

9781460755235

The Basis of Everything

Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic Bomb Author: Ramsey, Andrew Code: 57515 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Before the Manhattan Project, before nuclear warfare and the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there was the twentieth centurys great scientific quest to fathom the secrets of the atom. It was through that search for the inner workings of matter that a unique friendship was forged, a partnership that defied academic orthodoxy and altered 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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

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 ......

9781925712810

Major Thomas: The Bush Lawyer who Defended Breaker Morant

and took on the British Empire Author: Growden, Greg Code: 57511 Price: AU $21.44 (was AU $32.99) Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781472826329

The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

Author: Neville, Leigh Code: 56403 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/07/2019 Availability: 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 ......

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