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Part biography, part investigation, this is a long overdue reassessment of the iconic Australian war correspondent. Charles Bean's wartime reports and photographs mythologised the Australian soldier and helped spawn the notion that the An... read more

Charles Bean
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Alistair Horne has been a close observer of war and history for more than fifty years. In this wise and masterly work, he revisits six battles that changed the course of the twentieth century and reveals the... read more

Hubris: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century
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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 19 August 2014, a member of the jihadist rebel group known as ISIS uploaded a video to YouTube. Entitled 'Message to America', the clip depicted the final ... read more

Hunting Season: James Foley, the Islamic State, and the Real Story of the Kidnapping Campaign That Started a War
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In the summer of 1914 most of Europe plunged into a war so catastrophic that it unhinged the continent's politics and beliefs in a way that took generations to recover from. The disaster terrified its survivors, sh... read more

To Hell and Back: Europe, 1914-1949: Volume 8
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On 1 July 1916, after a five-day bombardment, 11 British and 5 French divisions launched their long-awaited 'Big Push' on German positions on high ground above the Rivers Ancre and Somme on the Western Front. Some ground wa... read more

Elegy: The First Day on the Somme
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The story of the French Resistance is central to French identity, but it is a story built on myths. 'La Resistance francaise' was not simply a national effort to free the country from German occupa... read more

Fighters in the Shadows: A New History of the French Resistance
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'From the far-off days in 1914, when the call first came, until the last shot was fired, every day was filled with loathing, horror, and distress ...Yet it had to be, and the thought always uppermost was the earne... read more

The Australian Victories in France in 1918
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John Monash War Classics, In his own words ...War Letters of General Monash: This collection of extraordinary, intimate letters from General Sir John Monash to his wife and... read more

War Classics Slipcase: War Letters of General Monash & Australian Victories in France in 1918
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On 19 July 1916, 7000 Australian soldiers - in the first major action of the AIF on the Western Front - attacked entrenched German positions at Fromelles, in northern France. By the next day, no fewer than 5500 were wounded and... read more

Fromelles and Pozieres (HB)
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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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Long before this letter can possibly reach you, great events which will stir the whole world and go down in history will have happened, to the eternal glory of Australia and all who have participated. - John Monash, 24 April... read more

War Letters of General Monash
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The Gestapo was Hitler's secret police force. Popularly depicted as a central part of an all-powerful 'Big Brother' Nazi totalitarian police state, its primary aim was to hunt down 'the enemies of the ... read more

The Gestapo: The Myth and Reality of Hitler's Secret Police
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Five Days in London: May 1940
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For centuries, civilisation has been defined by epoch-making cycles of war and peace. But now our world has changed irrevocably. What faces us in this era of uncertainty? How do we protect ourselves against war machines that can p... read more

The Shield of Achilles
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Series:Virago Modern Classics

* A startling account of a German survivor of the Second World War. 'One of the most important personal accounts ever written about the effects of war and defeat' Antony Beevor 'One of the most extraordinary and moving books I have ever read' Antonia Fraser

A Woman in Berlin
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An analysis of the individuals making up the lost generation of WWI. They involve a range of backgrounds and experiences, all states and classes, and come from a variety of military units - not just the infantry.

Farewell, Dear People: Biographies of Australia's Lost Generation
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Berlin, 1933. William E. Dodd, a mild-mannered academic from Chicago, becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany, where he is about to witness a turning point in history.Dodd and his family observe firsthand the many c... read more

In the Garden of Beasts
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One April morning in 1943, a sardine fisherman spotted the corpse of a British soldier floating in the sea off the coast of Spain and set in train a course of events that would change ... read more

Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story That Changed the Course of World War II
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'We have discovered the most terrible bomb in the history of the world.' President Harry Truman The atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki killed more than 100,000 instantly, mostly women, children and the elderly. Many hun... read more

Hiroshima Nagasaki
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