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First World War

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Exploring the Britannic: The life, last voyage and wreck of Titanic's tragic twin

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Exploring the Britannic: The life, last voyage and wreck of Titanic's tragic...

Simon Mills

History; Maritime history; First World War; Ships & shipping: general interest; Swimming & diving

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Launched in 1914, two years after the ill-fated voyage of her sister ship, RMS Titanic, the Britannic was intended to be superior... [more]

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The First World War in Focus: Rare and Unseen Photographs

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The First World War in Focus: Rare and Unseen Photographs

Alan Wakefield

Photographs: collections; History; First World War

Paperback

As we near the end of extensive centennial commemorations of World War I, it nonetheless retains the power to surprise, even... [more]

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Our Great Hearted Men

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Our Great Hearted Men

Peter Brune

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War

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The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozieres, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt... [more]

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The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

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The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

Peter Hart

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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By August 1918, the outcome of the Great War was not in doubt: the Allies would win. But what was unclear was how this defeat... [more]

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Gallipoli: New Perspectives on the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-16

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Gallipoli: New Perspectives on the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-16...

Michael LoCicero, Rhys Crawley

History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated... [more]

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Angels in the Trenches: Spiritualism, Superstition and the Supernatural during the First World War

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Angels in the Trenches: Spiritualism, Superstition and the Supernatural...

Leo Ruickbie

History; First World War; Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal

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The mechanised slaughter of the First World War brought a sudden and concentrated interest in life after death. This book... [more]

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World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide to the Western Front: Sites, Museums, Memorials

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World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide to the Western Front: Sites, Museums,...

John Ruler, Emma Thomson

First World War; Travel & holiday; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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Published to coincide with the centenary of the end of World War I, this new, thoroughly revised edition of Bradt's World... [more]

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The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917-21

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The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917-21

Prit Buttar

History; First World War; Warfare & defence

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At the beginning of 1917, the three empires fighting on the Eastern Front were reaching their breaking points, but none was... [more]

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Le Quesnoy 1918

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Le Quesnoy 1918

Christopher Pugsley

History; Military history; First World War

Paperback

* A thrilling account of daring and victory at the First World War's close * Superbly written, stunningly illustrated, easily... [more]

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The Landing in the Dawn: Dissecting a Legend - the Landing at ANZAC, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915

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The Landing in the Dawn: Dissecting a Legend - the Landing at ANZAC, Gallipoli,...

James Hurst

History; First World War

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The Gallipoli landing of 25 April 1915 is arguably Australia's best known battle. It is commemorated each year with a national... [more]

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Duty Nobly Done: An Extraordinary Account of 11 Family Members in the Great War

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Duty Nobly Done: An Extraordinary Account of 11 Family Members in the Great...

Adam Holloway

History; First World War

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This is the extraordinary true story of 11 young Australian men from one extended family and their experiences in the great... [more]

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The Book of the Poppy

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The Book of the Poppy

Chris McNab

Military history; First World War; Gardening

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How the poppy came to be a symbol of remembrance after the First World War [more]

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French and Germans, Germans and French: A Personal Interpretation of France under Two Occupations, 1914-1918/1940-1944

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French and Germans, Germans and French: A Personal Interpretation of France...

Richard Cobb

History; European history; First World War; Second World War

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A unique chronicle of the relations between the occupiers and the occupied [more]

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The Kaiser's Dawn: The Untold Story of Britain's Secret Mission to Murder the Kaiser in 1918

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The Kaiser's Dawn: The Untold Story of Britain's Secret Mission to Murder...

John Hughes-Wilson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Military tactics

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In mid summer 1918 the First World War was still finely balanced. A top secret mission, which has remained classified information... [more]

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SIGINT: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars

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SIGINT: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars

Peter Matthews

Coding theory & cryptology; History; First World War; Second World War; Military intelligence

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From LORENZ to ENIGMA, Room 40 to Bletchley, SIGINT reveals the story of the secret signals of both world wars [more]

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November 1918: Triumph and Tragedy in the Final Days of WW1

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November 1918: Triumph and Tragedy in the Final Days of WW1

Gordon Brook-Shepherd

History; Social & cultural history; First World War

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The account of the Great War portrayed in this book spans the last hundred days of the conflict; from the surprise blow struck... [more]

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Instrument of War: The German Army 1914-18

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Instrument of War: The German Army 1914-18

Dennis Showalter

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Land forces & warfare

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Drawing on research, this title presents a fresh perspective on the German Army during World War I. Exploring the internal... [more]

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A Supernatural War: Magic, Divination, and Faith during the First World War

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A Supernatural War: Magic, Divination, and Faith during the First World...

Owen Davies

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; First World War; Alternative belief systems

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How widespread belief in fortune-telling, prophecies, spirits, magic, and protective talismans gripped the battlefields and... [more]

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Silent Landscape at Gallipoli: The Battlefields of the Dardanelles, One Hundred Years on

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Silent Landscape at Gallipoli: The Battlefields of the Dardanelles, One...

Simon Doughty, James Kerr

Photographs: collections; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War

Hardback

Evocative and richly atmospheric photographs of the Gallipoli Peninsula's battlefields today. [more]

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Painting War: A History of Australia's First World War Art Scheme

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Painting War: A History of Australia's First World War Art Scheme

Margaret Hutchison (Australian Catholic University, Brisbane)

Painting & paintings; Art Treatments & Subjects; History; First World War; War & defence operations

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Richly illustrated, Painting War is the first book to examine in depth the genesis of one of Australia's most enduring forms... [more]

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The Sunken Gold: First World War Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History

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The Sunken Gold: First World War Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage...

Joseph A. Williams

History; First World War

Hardback

The first book to recount the remarkable story of the hunt for HMS Laurentic's gold [more]

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

Scott Bennett

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; First World War

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Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as `missing.'... [more]

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The Battle of Menin Road 1917

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The Battle of Menin Road 1917

Roger Lee

History; European history; First World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

The Passchendaele Campaign of 1917 is associated with images of slimy, oozing mud: mud deep enough and glutinous enough to... [more]

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The Battle of Pozieres: 1916: Australian Army Campaign Series

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The Battle of Pozieres: 1916: Australian Army Campaign Series

Meleah Hampton

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

The Battle of Pozieres has reverberated throughout Australia's military history, long regarded as a costly battle that produced... [more]

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Polish Legions 1914-19

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Polish Legions 1914-19

Nigel Thomas

History; European history; First World War; Military life & institutions

Paperback

Due to its partitions and dissolution in the late eighteenth century, hundreds of thousands of Polish soldiers enlisted in... [more]

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