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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers...

Tim Bowden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military life & institutions; Advocate - History

Paperback

With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity,... [more]

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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How to Defend Australia

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How to Defend Australia

Hugh White

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Warfare & defence; Advocate - Today's World

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Can Australia defend itself in the Asian century? How seriously ought we take the risk of war? Do we want to remain a middle... [more]

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course of World History

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course...

Roland Perry

History; General & world history; First World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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Monash and Chauvel is a gripping narrative history that follows the extraordinary campaigns of the two most outstanding battlefield... [more]

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secet Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secet Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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'James Holland is a master' BBC HistoryIt was to be the battle to end the air war once and for all. Big Week is the knife-edge... [more]

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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On 17 September 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the growing roar of aero... [more]

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Goliath: Why the West Doesn't Win Wars. And What We Need to Do About It.

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Goliath: Why the West Doesn't Win Wars. And What We Need to Do About It....

Sean McFate

History; Theory of warfare & military science; Military tactics

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War is changing. It is moving beyond the conventional and developing into something more pernicious that few know how to... [more]

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

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Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

Peter Watson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History: specific events & topics; Nuclear weapons

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

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear...

Mark Wolverton

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences

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Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth . . . the feat was regarded by some of... [more]

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War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence

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War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence...

Ronan Farrow

History; International relations; Defence strategy, planning & research

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A book for anyone interested to know more about how the world really works by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow.<br... [more]

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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

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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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Lincoln's Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

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Lincoln's Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

Stephen W. Sears

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Warfare & defence

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Lincoln's Lieutenants. The High Command of the Army of the Potomac. From the best-selling author of Gettysburg, a multilayered... [more]

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil War (Film Tie-In)

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil...

Victoria E. Bynum

Fiction & Literature; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Battles & campaigns

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A remarkable true story of defiance during the American Civil War-now the focus of a major motion picture starring Matthew... [more]

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese...

John Prados

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

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As Allied ships prepared for the invasion of the Philippine island of Leyte, every available warship, submarine and airplane... [more]

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The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan

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The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan

Stephen Harding

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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Shipwrecked on a South Pacific island, a young U.S. Navy Lieutenant waged a one-man war against the Japanese. [more]

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

Con Coughlin

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

A gripping and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first military campaign [more]

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

Edward J. Erickson

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

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Unique among World War I campaigns, the fighting at Gallipoli brought together a modern amphibious assault and multi-national... [more]

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The Seventy Great Battles of All Time

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The Seventy Great Battles of All Time

Professor Jeremy Black

History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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In this addition to the successful Seventy series, a distinguished team of 26 military historians reveals the decisive conflicts... [more]

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Achtung Panzer!

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Achtung Panzer!

Heinz Guderian

History; Theory of warfare & military science; Land forces & warfare; Military vehicles

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This is a book on the theory and practise of tank warfare. [more]

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Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

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Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

Robin Gerster

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Peacekeeping operations

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In February 1946, the Australians of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force moved into western Japan to 'demilitarise and... [more]

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

Graham Apthorpe

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

Paperback

The War in the Pacific has turned; thousands of the previously invincible Japanese soldiers are now being captured in New... [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

Harry Smith

Memoirs; History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet... [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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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

Kelly DeVries, Niccolo Capponi

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history; Warfare & defence

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The battle of Castagnaro, fought on 11 March 1387 between the Veronese and the Paduans, is one of the most famous Italian... [more]

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