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Nophoto
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Passchendaele epitomises everything that was most terrible about the Western Front. The photographs never sleep of this four-month battle, fought from July to November 1917, the worst year of the war: blackened tre... read more

Passchendaele: Requiem for Doomed Youth
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In 1924 the grand old battle cruiser HMAS Australia I, once the pride of the nation, was sunk off Sydney Heads. She had saved Australia from a German attack in the Pacific in World War I, but ... read more

Flagship: The Cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan
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It's early 1918, and after four brutal years, the fate of the Great War hangs in the balance. On the one hand, the fact that Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks have seized power in Russia - immediately suing for peace wi... read more

Victory at Villers-Bretonneux (HB)
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When Nina's mother Hanna was just twenty years old, she escaped to West Germany with nothing more than a small satchel and the clothes on her back. It was the dawn of the Cold W... read more

Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall
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Throughout history, mounted troops have been known as elite men of arms and the Australian Light Horse is a part of that legendary tradition. Part cavalry and part infantry and often recognised... read more

Australian Light Horse: The Campaign in the Middle East, 1916-1918
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For desperate families trapped inside the Warsaw ghetto in 1942 with small children, one name was whispered urgently. It was the name of a young social worker in her thirties with the courage to take staggering risks and to save over ... read more

Irena's Children
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A small boy, an orphan of the First World War, wanders into the Australian airmen's mess in Germany, on Christmas Day in 1918. A strange boy, with an uncertain past and an extraordinary future, he became a mascot for the air squadron and... read more

Young Digger
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In March and April 1942, RAAF 75 Squadron bravely defended Port Moresby for 44 days when Australia truly stood alone against the Japanese. This group of raw young recruits scrambled ceaselessly in their Kittyh... read more

44 Days: 75 Squadron and the Fight for Australia
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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 we can all learn from American Indian captives who refused to go home. Tribe is a look at post-traumatic stress disorder... read more

Tribe
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While Hitler's attempt to create an Aryan master race is well known, his simultaneous effort to build an equine master race made up of the finest purebred horses is not. Hidden on a secret farm in Czechoslovakia, these beautiful anim... read more

The Perfect Horse
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This a new approach to Stalin's rule in the Soviet Union, focused on the political team he formed in the second half of the 1920s that was still in existence (though in modified form) thirty ye... read more

On Stalin's Team the Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics
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No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front than the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The tragic loss of life and stoic endurance by troops who walked towards their death is an iconic image which will be h... read more

Somme: Into the Breach
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HMAS Canberra: Casualty of Circumstance is a fascinating look at part of Australia's naval past. A beautifully presented book, including a black and white picture section.

HMAS Canberra : Casuality of Circumstance
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'War is too important to be left to the generals' snapped future French prime minister Georges Clemenceau on learning of yet another bloody and futile offensive on the Western Front. One of ... read more

Too Important for the Generals: Losing and Winning the First World War
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'They were fifty miles to victory and defeat, fifty miles to collapse and renewal, and fifty miles to a new place for Australia among the nations of the world. They were among the most significant fifty miles in our history.' March... read more

The Last Fifty Miles
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On 25 April 1915, Allied forces landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in present-day Turkey to secure the sea route between Britain and France in the west and Russia in the east.
After eight months of terrible fighting, they would fail. T... read more

Gallipoli
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'This year an Anzac orgy begins. A commemorative program that would make the pharaohs envious. But commemorating soldiers is not the same as connecting with them ...' - James Brown, Anzac's Long Shadow. In... read more

Anzac's Long Shadow: The cost of our national obession
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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, a rubber plantation near Long Tan, in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam, became the stage for one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War involving Australian troops - and one of the most si... read more

The Battle of Long Tan
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Now a major film starring George Cloooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Hugh Bonneville, Bob Balan, Jean Dujardin and Dimitri Leonidas. What if I told... read more

The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
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