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1 Adie Kate CORSETS TO CAMOUFLAGE Women and War
Coronet Books, London 2004 0340820608 / 9780340820605 1st Soft Cover Edition Card Cover Very Good 19cm 
A vivid history of ordinary women and their extraordinary deeds through two world wars and beyond. A book of both social and historical interest. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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FORGOTTEN ARMIES  Britain's Asian Empire and The War with Japan, BAYLY CHRISTOPHER AND HARBER TIM
2 BAYLY CHRISTOPHER AND HARBER TIM FORGOTTEN ARMIES Britain's Asian Empire and The War with Japan
Pengion UK 2005 0140293310 / 9780140293319 Card Cover Very Good 20 Cm 
A gripping account of the the war that tore Asia apart between 1941 and 1945 as Japan invaded Singapore and swept through British ruled territories to India. Includes b/w photographs taken at the time. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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TEARS ON MY PILLOW  Australian Nurses in Vietnam, Biedermann Narelle
3 Biedermann Narelle TEARS ON MY PILLOW Australian Nurses in Vietnam
Random House, Australia 2004 1740511999 / 9781740511995 1st Edition Card Cover Excellent 24cm 
43 Australian Army nursing sisters were sent to Vietnam between April 1967 and November 1971 undertaking tours of up to 12 months. The nurses were assigned to a military hospital in a war zone with no advance preparation for what they'd encounter: caring for horrifically injured soldiers straight off the battlefield, understaffed, using basic equipment and often in difficult working conditions. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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BECAUSE YOU DIED  Poetry and Prose of the First World War and After, Brittain Vera
4 Brittain Vera BECAUSE YOU DIED Poetry and Prose of the First World War and After
Virago, Great Britain 2010 1844084140 / 9781844084142 Card Cover Very Good 20 Cm 
A collection of Vera Brittain's poetry and prose, some of it never published before, commemorates the men she loved - her fiance, brother and two close friends, who served and died in the First World War. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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THE RESISTANCE  The French Fight Against the Nazis, Cobb Matthew
5 Cobb Matthew THE RESISTANCE The French Fight Against the Nazis
Pocket Books, London 2010 1847391567 / 9781847391568 1st Soft Cover Edition Card Cover New Book NEW BOOK 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The French resistance to Nazi occupation during World War 11 was a struggle in which ordinary people fought for their liberty, despite terrible odds and horrifying repression. This book touches on some of the strongest themes in life - courage, self sacrifice, betrayal and strubble. It shatters the illusion of a unified Resistance created by General de Gaulle and brings to vivid life a true story of heroes and conflicts forgottlen over the half century as the movement became a myth. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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6 Eberhardt Isabelle WRITINGS FROM THE SAND VOLUME 2 Collected Works of Isabelle Eberhardt
Lincoln and London University of Nebraska Press 2014 0803217552 / 9780803217553 1st Soft Cover Edition Card Cover As New Very Heavy Book 22 Cm 
Born in 1877 in Geneva, Isabelle Eberhardt became a rebel at an early age, Multilingual, she studied the Arabic language and Islamic culture and eventually converted to Islam. She traveled through North Africa, write about her experiences and married an Alberian. This second volume exemplifies her creation of identity in fiction as her writing explores the world of prostitutes, Bedouins, and French colonists in exotic tales of love and conquest. 
Price: 85.00 AUD
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BOMBER'S MOON   With 48 Illustrations By Tom Purvis, Farson Negley
7 Farson Negley BOMBER'S MOON With 48 Illustrations By Tom Purvis
Howard Baker Pub. London 1970 093054106 1st Thus Hard Cover Good Good in Protective Cover Heavy Book Over 500gms 25.5cm Tom Purvic 
The Author, an American in London during the Blitz, recounts his experience of the humour, the courage and the endurance of the people. The text is supported by 48 Illustrations of Tom Purvis drawn at the time. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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A VOYAGER OUT   The Life of Mary Kingsley, Frank Katherine
8 Frank Katherine A VOYAGER OUT The Life of Mary Kingsley
Hamish Hamilton London 1987 0241120748 / 9780241120743 1st UK Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 24cm Heavy Book Over 500 Gms
Katherine Frank, who has lived for over six years in West Africa, makes use of previously unpublished letters and journals to write a first rate biography of this brave solitary woman. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE   A Woman Journalist's Breathtaking Experiences in War Torn Afghanistan, Goodwin Jan
9 Goodwin Jan CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE A Woman Journalist's Breathtaking Experiences in War Torn Afghanistan
Macdonald & Co. Ltd., London 1987 0356144046 / 9780356144047 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 22cm 
The author a British born award winning journalist and investigative reported disguised herself as a guerilla, her red hair dyed black and her skin stained to a weather beaten brown she entered Afghanistan and travelled on foot, muleback and by jeep into the war zones with the Afghan resistance. A remarkable story providing first-hand accounts of resistance behind the lines during the Russian occupation. 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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LAND GIRLS AT THE OLD RECTORY, GRIMWOOD IRENE
10 GRIMWOOD IRENE LAND GIRLS AT THE OLD RECTORY
Old Pond Publishing UK 2005 1903366003 / 9781903366004 Card Cover New Book 20 Cm 
"It was 1942 and Britain was running out of food. Twenty year old Irene Gibbs had always fancied working on the land rather than in the cigarette factory so she volunteered for the Women's Land Army. She and her new friends were high spirited and adventurous. They took in their stride all kinds of farm work, encounters with farm animals and farmers, the army on manoeuvres and the US airforce, not to mention hitch hiking, wall climbing and some long suffering hostel wardens." A great read. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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11 Hughes Mary Kent MATILDA WALTZES WITH THE TOMMIES
Oxford University Press Melbourne1943 1943 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good 22 Cm 
Clean copy, tight binding, maps on end papers, black and white photographs of the time, inscription in front, The author, an Australian doctor working for a British Medical Corp during World War 11, tells of her experiences in the Middle East and Asia during that period. Of interest bothasocially and historically. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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ALL BUT MY LIFE   A Memoir, Klein Gerda Weissmann
12 Klein Gerda Weissmann ALL BUT MY LIFE A Memoir
Indigo, UK 1997 0575401354 / 9780575401358 1st English Card Cover Excellent 20 Cm 
The author recounts her three years as a slave labourer of the Nazis and of her miraculous liberation. Gerda describes her experiences including wonderful acts of decency and normalcy, as well as the three years in labour camps and three months of a forced winter march from Germany to Czechoslavakia. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS, Marsden Kate
13 Marsden Kate ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS
Phoenix Press, London 2001 1842123971 / 9781842123973 Card Cover Very Good 21.5cm Introduction By Eric Newby 
An extraordinary and very readable story of a formidable Victorian lade why was so moved by the plight of lepers that she undertook a marathon journey from 1890 to 1892 to leper colonies in Siberia. Having served as a nurse in Bulgaria during 1878 tending the casualties of the Russian-Turkish War, Kate Marsden saw at first-hand the horrors of leprosy and determined to plan a journey to the leper colonies of Yakutsk, 2000 miles across the wastes of Siberia. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A BRITISH ARMY NURSE IN THE KOREAN WAR, Mcnair E.J.
14 Mcnair E.J. A BRITISH ARMY NURSE IN THE KOREAN WAR
Tempus, Uk 2007 0752443178 / 9780752443171 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm Signed by Author
An insightful account of war, specifically the Korean War. Includes authors personal photographs taken during her time in Korea. Signed by Author. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH   Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War, Morgan Janet
15 Morgan Janet THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War
Allen Lane, London 2004 0713997656 / 9780713997651 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 25cm 
A true story of one of the most daring spying missions of the First World War and of the men and women who took part in it. Based on a remarkable archive of secret papers, it is a work of historical detection, an enthralling drama of courage and adventure and the only published account of a complete espionage operation run by the Allies on the Western Front. 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH   Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War, Morgan Janet
16 Morgan Janet THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War
London Allen Lane, Penguin Books Ltd. 2004 0713997656 / 9780713997651 Hard Cover As New As New Heavy Book Over 500gms 25 Cm 
"This is the true story of one of the most daring spying missions of the First World War and of the men and whomen who took part in it. Based on a remarkable archive of secret papers, it is a work of historical detection, en enthralling drama of courage and adventure and the only published account of a complete espionage operation run by the Allies on the Western Front." 
Price: 44.00 AUD
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PASSAGE FROM THE RAJ   Story of a Family 1770-1939, Naish Nora
17 Naish Nora PASSAGE FROM THE RAJ Story of a Family 1770-1939
Champak Press, London 2005 0954823202 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 25cm 
This autobiography is about a family growing up under the Raj at a time when old ideas of Empire were shifting it is also the story of older generations of the family, old India hands, from the eighteenth century living and working in a different India and being dazzled by the richness and complexity of the culture of this strange country they'd gone out to meet and the beauty of its landscapes. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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DOVES OF WAR   Four Women of Spain, Preston Paul
18 Preston Paul DOVES OF WAR Four Women of Spain
Harper Collins, London 2002 0002556332 / 9780002556330 1st English Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 22cm 
The author Paul Preston focuses on four exceptional women whose forgotten stories help us understand the tragedy of the Spanish Civil War. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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THE FLOATING BROTHEL   The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts, Rees Sian
19 Rees Sian THE FLOATING BROTHEL The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts
Headline, London 2001 0747272867 / 9780747272861 1st Edition Hard Cover As New Very Good 23cm 
In July 1789 237 women convicts left England for Botany Bay in New South Wales on board a ship called he Lady Julian. This is the enthralling story of this extraordinary group of women and their voyage half way around the world. 
Price: 47.00 AUD
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BOUDICA  Dreaming the Eagle, Scott Manda
20 Scott Manda BOUDICA Dreaming the Eagle
London Bantam Books 2004 0553814060 / 9780553814064 Card Cover Excellent 18 Cm 
The magnificent bestselling novel of the world's most famous warrior queen 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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THE RESISTANCE  The French Fight Against the Nazis, Cobb Matthew
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THE FLOATING BROTHEL   The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts, Rees Sian
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ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS, Marsden Kate
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