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ONE MAN'S WAR

By: Arneil Stan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Alternative Publishing Company, Sydney: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017024


This is the diary of the author Stan Arneil A.M. of his entire period of imprisonment from the fall of Singapore (changi) to and through the infamous Thailand (Burma Railway) camps to the end of the war with Japan. Included are photos taken by the author at his time of imprisonment. A very personal account. View more info

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THE ANZAC CONNECTION

By: Ball Desmond (Edited by)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: George Allan and Unwin, Sydney: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012413


Published in the wake of the controversy over New Zealand's anti=nuclear stance and the question of its place in the ANZUS Treaty, this collection surveys the strategic situation of Australia and New Zealand in the 1980s.In it, a panel of experts from both sides of the Tasman examine the extent to chich the two nations constitute in reality a single strategic entity, the background to their defence policies and problems, the areas of overlap and of difference between the... View more info

HORSEMAN, PASS BY The Australian Light Horse in World War 1

By: Baly Lindsay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spellmont, UK: 2004

Seller ID: 2017033


Well researched and presented account of the Australian Light Horse in World War 1 covering their time in Egypt, Gallipoli and Palestine. Includes maps and photographs of the time. View more info

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100 YEARS OF AVIATION The Australian Experience, The Proceedings of the 2003 RAAF History Conference, Held in Canberra on 4-5 August 2003

By: Brent Wing Commander Keith Edited By

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Aerospace Centre, Canberra: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012378


100 Years of Aviation, The Australian Military Experience, The Proceedings of the 2003, RAAF History Conference, Held in Canberra on 4-5 August, 2003. View more info

A GREMLIN ON MY SHOULDER The Story of an Australian Fighter Pilot

By: Cundy Ron

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Australian Military History Publications, Australia: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2012328


Against all odds, Ron Cundy became a fighter pilot and completed many operational combat missions against some of Germany's highest scoring fighter aces. He was thrice decorated, being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Distinguished Flying Medal and was Mentioned in Dispatches for gallantry in action against the enemy. View more info

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PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE

By: Daws Gavan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012297


The Japanese army took over 140,000 military prisoners in the Second World War in the Pacific, British, Australian, American and Dutch. One in four died at the hands of their captors. Gavan Daws combined ten years of documentary research and hundreds of interviews with POWs on three continents to write this shattering re creation of the Allied experience. View more info

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WEARY KING OF THE RIVER

By: Ebury Sue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Miegunyah Press, Australia: 2010

Seller ID: 2018010


Biography of The Life of Sir Edward Dunlop. Includes many photos supporting the well researched and presented text. View more info

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PACIFIC PARTNERS A History of Australian-American Naval Relations

By: Frame Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Aust.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016019


This text examines the evolution of the relationship between Australia and the USA and identifies the major epochs and themes of its history. It provides a detailed assessment of events and the historical context from which they derive much of their meaning. View more info

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DESPERATE VENTURE The Story of Operation Torch, the Allied Invasion of North Africa

By: Gelb Norman

Price: $28.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company N.Y.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012268


The November 1941 invasion of North Africa, so crucial to the allied cause is told here by historian Norman Gelb in a well researched and presented account of the military operation. Gelb recounts the intricate, multifaceted undertaking which included not only political intrigue, conspiracy, espionage and diplomacy, but also modern airbone assault, massive disinformation programs and the largest most ambitious amphibious invasion plan ever devised. View more info

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WINGS ACROSS THE SEA The First Ever Complete History of Australian Naval Aviation, from the First World War to the Present

By: Gillett Ross

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aerospace Publications, Australia:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017003


Details the history of Australian naval aviation from its very beginnings through to the first carrier, the turbulent thirties, World War 11 and later. The book is well researched and presented with many photographs, line drawings, charts and a chronology of main events. View more info

GALLIPOLI SNIPER The Life of Billy Sing

By: Hamilton John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Macmillan Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 2012507


John Hamilton has written an extraordinary account of a hidden side of the Gallipoli campaign - the snipers" war. The most successful and most feared sniper of the Gallipoli campaign, with over 200 credited "kills", was Billy Sing, a Light Horseman from Queensland. Following Sing from his recruitment on wards, Hamilton takes us on a journey into the squalor, dust, blood and heroism of Gallipoli, seen from the unique viewpoint of the sniper. It is also a mo... View more info

MATILDA WALTZES WITH THE TOMMIES

By: Hughes Mary Kent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press Melbourne1943: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017023


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. View more info

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WAR DIARY 1942

By: Johnston George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins: 1984

Seller ID: 2012464


1942 was a crucial year for Australia, it was under the direct threat of invasion and was the year of the New Guinea campaign although in this diary George Johnston's immediate observations and insights of day-to-day conflicts and the disease, hunger and conditions faced by individual servicemen. View more info

RAIDERS Great Exploits of the Second World War

By: Laffin John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012025


John Laffin relates more than twenty operations mounted by British, German, American, Australian, Italian and Canadian forces during the Second World War. Australian Raiders are described as Par Excellence and particular mention is made of two raides led by Major Rex Blow and Captain Robert Kerr "Jock" McLauren. View more info

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THE AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCE OF WAR Illustrated Stories & Verse Selected By John Laird

By: Laird John Selected By

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mead & Beckett, Australia: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017014


Australia has participated in many wars over the years and has also produced a body of memorable war literature by Australian writers. This anthology gathers together a selection of that literature includingpoems, stories and vignettes as well as contemporary paintings, drawings and photographs. View more info

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VIGNETTES OF THE WESTERN FRONT

By: Lawson Henry

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Positif Press, Oxford: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012442


Henry Lawson's reflections of his time as an Infantry Subaltern in France and Belgium, during the First World War 1917-1918 Includes maps amd photographs chosen to complement the text and evoke the scenes described. View more info

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IN THE DARK The Future Role of Airmen in Air Defence

By: McKinnon Walter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Air Power Studies Centre Australia: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012429


This text "challenges the current perceptions of traditional employment and questions the relevance of traditional personnel structures in a dynamic, technology based operational environment" View more info

WALKING WITH THE ANZACS A Guide to Australian Battlefields on the Western Front

By: Mclachlan Mat

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hatchette Australia: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2017051


Excellent Conldition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, Well researched and presented guide representing fourteen walking tours of the most important sites for Australians on the Western Front. Maps and photos support the text. BOOK SIGNED BY AUTHOR. View more info

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THE WHITE NILE

By: Moorehead Alan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: The Reprint Society UK: 1962

Seller ID: 2012541


This is a classic by Australian author Alan Moorehead. Alan served as a war correspondent in Europe and the Far East in World War 1 and was twice mentioned in despatches and awarded the O.B.E. View more info

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THE CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WARFARE

By: Parker Geoffrey Edited By

Price: $70.00

Publisher: BCA London: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016012


This text provides a detailed and highly visual account of war in the West from antiquity to the 20th century. It is a very well researched and uniquely presented work and a reference point for those interested in the battles, campaigns, strategies and fighting techniques which have shaped our world. View more info