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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


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

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AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTERS Revised and Updated

By: Grattan Michelle Edited By

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Holland Australia, 2001


Well researched and presented account of all Australian Prime Ministers untill publication. Part profile, part political analysis, twenty-one historians, biographers and political analysysts discuss those who have reached Ausralia's highest public office and the forces that have shaped them. View more info

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN AT WAR

By: Adam-Smith Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson aUSTRALIA, 1984

Edition: First Edition


Heavy book, may incur additional postage. A history of how women have responded to war, from 1900 to 1945. View more info

EVIE HAYES And I Loves Ya Back

By: Crampton John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson, 1992

Edition: 1st Edition


The story of the Australian show business legend Evie Hayes as well as a record of the history of Australian theatre and television. Filled with fascinating memorabilia, theatre programmes, song sheets and over 180 photographs. View more info

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

By: Baly Lindsay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spellmont, UK, 2004


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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PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE

By: Daws Gavan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London, 2006

Edition: 1st Edition


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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THE ANZAC CONNECTION

By: Ball Desmond (Edited by)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: George Allan and Unwin, Sydney, 1985

Edition: 1st Edition


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

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THE FEDERATION CATALOGUE Household Life in Australia 1890-1915

By: Cuffley Peter

Price: $33.00

Publisher: The Five Mile Press Aust., 1997

Edition: 1st Edition


Using Catalogues of the day which performed a vital function in showing customers all the latest available goods, from toothpaste and toys to pianos and bedroom suites the author provides a vivid picture as well as an informative text of social life of the Federation Era in Australian History. Can be used as a text for historical reading or as an aide for the collector of all things Australiana. View more info

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THE FLOATING BROTHEL The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts

By: Rees Sian

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Headline, London, 2001

Edition: 1st Edition


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. View more info

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WAR DIARY 1942

By: Johnston George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, 1984


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