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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

Christina Twomey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military veterans

Paperback

Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of... [more]

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

David M. Guss

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The extraordinary story of Alastair Cram, the British soldier who escaped from prisoner-of-war camps not once but more than... [more]

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

Sune Persson

History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The full story of the White Buses rescue missions out of German camps. [more]

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine and Their Incredible True Story

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine...

Doug Gold

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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'An unforgettable love story set in perilous circumstances. It is a reminder that even in the most horrific times love will... [more]

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Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving adventures in the world of cybercrime

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Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving adventures in the world of cybercrime

Kate Fazzini

True crime; Other warfare & defence issues; Technology: general issues; Computer fraud & hacking; Spyware

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Cybercrime: coming to your phone, computer or self-driving car [more]

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

Bram Van Der Stok

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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I am one of those lucky ones who survived the war, and I can remember my emotional experiences, and those of my friends, as... [more]

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring story of an Australian hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Second World War; Military veterans

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The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

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Churchill'S Abandoned Prisoners: The British Soldiers Deceived in the Russian Civil War

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Churchill'S Abandoned Prisoners: The British Soldiers Deceived in the Russian...

Rupert Wieloch

Memoirs; History; International relations; Prisoners of war

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The Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War from 1918-1920 forms the backdrop to this extraordinary story of the fate... [more]

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

John Gittings

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; International relations; Political activism; Other warfare & defence issues

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A ground-breaking history of the arts of peace, from Confucius and Ancient Greece through to the 21st century, opening an... [more]

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Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

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Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

Boris Starling

Military veterans; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations

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`You are all Invictus, you are now ambassadors for the spirit of these games. Never stop fighting and do all you can to lift... [more]

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The Lost Battalions

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The Lost Battalions

Tom Gilling

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Prisoners of war

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A little known story of two Australian battalions abandoned in Java during World War II and the heroes who kept them alive... [more]

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Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice

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Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice

Mary Fulbrook

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust; War crimes; International humanitarian law

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Reckonings documents how Holocaust victims have sought justice over the decades and the haunting disparity between crime and... [more]

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The Axis Occupation of Europe Then and Now

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The Axis Occupation of Europe Then and Now

Winston G. Ramsey

History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Regional government; War crimes

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This book focuses on the systems used by the Axis powers for the governance of the countries that they occupied during the... [more]

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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz

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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz

Omer Bartov

History; European history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; The Holocaust; Second World War; War crimes

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Australian Army History Series: Captive Anzacs  : Australian POWs of the Ottomans during the First World War

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Australian Army History Series: Captive Anzacs : Australian POWs of the...

Kate Ariotti

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Prisoners of war

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Captive Anzacs explores the experiences of the 198 Australians who became prisoners of the Ottomans during the First World... [more]

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After the War: Returned Soldiers and the Mental and Physical Scars of World War 1

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After the War: Returned Soldiers and the Mental and Physical Scars of World...

Leigh Straw

History; First World War; Military veterans

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In Collie in 1929, a murder-suicide took place. The killer was identified as Andrew Straw. Dressed in war uniform and a slouch... [more]

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Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

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Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

Sebastian Junger

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Social, group or collective psychology; Military veterans

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From the author of THE PERFECT STORM and WAR comes a book about why men miss war, why Londoners missed the Blitz, and what... [more]

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Investigating Organised Crime and War Crimes

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Investigating Organised Crime and War Crimes

Anthony Nott

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; War crimes

Hardback

Having spent most of his service as a detective, Tony nott documents here his experiences and investigations. [more]

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Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini's Colditz

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Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini's Colditz

Mark Felton

History; European history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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High in the Tuscan hills above Florence, the menacing Vincigliata Castle - a very special prisoner-of-war camp converted on... [more]

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A True Story of the Great Escape: Why a Boy From Manly Was Executed on Hitler's Personal Order

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A True Story of the Great Escape: Why a Boy From Manly Was Executed on Hitler's...

Louise Williams

Biography; True war & combat stories; Prisoners of war

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The story of John 'Willy' Williams, one of the POWs involved in the Great Escape who was recaptured and shot by the Gestapo.... [more]

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Decima Flottiglia Mas: The Best Commandos of the Second World War

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Decima Flottiglia Mas: The Best Commandos of the Second World War

Walter S. Zapotoczny

History; Naval forces & warfare; Special & elite forces; Combat & defence skills & manuals

Hardback

During the first years of the Second World War, Italian commandos demonstrated how effective a weapon the frogman could be.... [more]

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The Changi Brownlow: An inspirational story of the Aussie spirit

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The Changi Brownlow: An inspirational story of the Aussie spirit

Roland Perry

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war; Australian Rules football

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This is the moving, powerful and surprising story of a group of Australian POWs who organise an Australian Rules Football... [more]

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The Nuremberg Trials

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The Nuremberg Trials

Alexander MacDonald

History; European history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; War crimes; Legal history

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Involving over a hundred defendants, the Nuremberg Trials took place between 1945 and 1945 and broke new ground. Twenty-one... [more]

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Medieval Mercenaries: The Business of War

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Medieval Mercenaries: The Business of War

William Urban

History; Medieval history; Military history; Mercenaries

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Explores why mercenaries were employed to defend or expand territory before massed national armies existed. [more]

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The Changi Book

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The Changi Book

Lachlan Grant

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

Hardback

In the tradition of The Anzac Book comes this fascinating collection of accounts of life inside the notorious Shangi prison... [more]

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