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DEATH SAT ON A PALE HORSE The WW1 Experiences of Two Gunners of 3rd Division AIF

By: Alison Miller Edited By

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Midland Heritage Press Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 2019071

ISBN: 0949873969

Condition: Excellent


Over 90 years ago two friends from the farming community of Cowra NSW joined the Australian Army, the journalist/cartoonish Harold Stephens and his friend and neighbouring farmer W (Billy) O'Neil. This book combines the diraries and photos of these two men, plus Hal Stephens sketches, newspaper articles and extracts from his unpublished book Sacrifice Unending. The material reveals the horrors of their wartime experiences and the tragic story of a young French farm girl enbroiled in two World wars. View more info

ONE MAN'S WAR

By: Arneil Stan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Alternative Publishing Company, Sydney: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017024

ISBN: 90918853x

Condition: Good to Very Good


This is the diary of the author Stan Arneil A.M. of his entire period of imprisonment from the fall of Singapore (changi) to and through the infamous Thailand (Burma Railway) camps to the end of the war with Japan. Included are photos taken by the author at his time of imprisonment. A very personal account. View more info

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THE ANZAC CONNECTION

By: Ball Desmond (Edited by)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: George Allan and Unwin, Sydney: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012413

ISBN: 086861503X

Condition: Excellent


Published in the wake of the controversy over New Zealand's anti=nuclear stance and the question of its place in the ANZUS Treaty, this collection surveys the strategic situation of Australia and New Zealand in the 1980s.In it, a panel of experts from both sides of the Tasman examine the extent to chich the two nations constitute in reality a single strategic entity, the background to their defence policies and problems, the areas of overlap and of difference between them, the nature of their cooperation on defence and security matters and the roles which the two countries might play with resp... View more info

HORSEMAN, PASS BY The Australian Light Horse in World War 1

By: Baly Lindsay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spellmont, UK: 2004

Seller ID: 2017033

ISBN: 1862272557

Condition: Excellent


Well researched and presented account of the Australian Light Horse in World War 1 covering their time in Egypt, Gallipoli and Palestine. Includes maps and photographs of the time. View more info

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100 YEARS OF AVIATION The Australian Experience, The Proceedings of the 2003 RAAF History Conference, Held in Canberra on 4-5 August 2003

By: Brent Wing Commander Keith Edited By

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Aerospace Centre, Canberra: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012378

ISBN: 0642265879

Condition: Excellent


100 Years of Aviation, The Australian Military Experience, The Proceedings of the 2003, RAAF History Conference, Held in Canberra on 4-5 August, 2003. View more info

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LETTERS FROM FRANCE

By: C.E.W. BEAN

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company London: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019067

Condition: Very Good


Australian Official War Correspondent during World War 1 the author reported from many European theatres of war including Gallipoli and the Western Front. This copy is in very good condition with pull-out map intact, tight binding, neat previous owner library plate in front and gilt lettering on spine and front board. View more info

A GREMLIN ON MY SHOULDER The Story of an Australian Fighter Pilot

By: Cundy Ron

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Australian Military History Publications, Australia: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2012328

ISBN: 1876439386

Condition: Excellent


Against all odds, Ron Cundy became a fighter pilot and completed many operational combat missions against some of Germany's highest scoring fighter aces. He was thrice decorated, being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Distinguished Flying Medal and was Mentioned in Dispatches for gallantry in action against the enemy. View more info

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GALLIPOLI THE FINAL BATTLES AND EVACUATION OF ANZAC

By: David W Cameron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: David W Cameron, Australia: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019069

ISBN: 976980814095

Condition: Excellent


Well researched and presented account of the final battles and evacuation of the Anzacs at Gallipoli. Includes maps and photos taken at the time. View more info

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PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE

By: Daws Gavan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012297

ISBN: 074328528x

Condition: Excellent


The Japanese army took over 140,000 military prisoners in the Second World War in the Pacific, British, Australian, American and Dutch. One in four died at the hands of their captors. Gavan Daws combined ten years of documentary research and hundreds of interviews with POWs on three continents to write this shattering re creation of the Allied experience. View more info

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MAKING THE LEGEND The War Writings of C.E.W. BEAN

By: Denis Winter Selected By

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Univerisity of Queensland Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2019065

ISBN: 0702223980

Condition: Very Good


Charles Bean, official war correspondent and official historian of the First World War has a unique place in Australia's history. This is a selection of the best of Bean's six volume Official History along with some of his diary entries and letters home. View more info

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GALLIPOLI TO THE SOMME The Story of C.E.W. BEAN

By: Dudley McCarthy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: John Ferguson, Sydney: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019066

ISBN: 0909134588

Condition: Excellent-very Good


Very good condition, tight binding, clean pages. Personal library label on front inside board, Very well researched and presented biography of C.E.W. BEAN, official war correspondent during World War 1 for Australia during the Gallipoli and Western Front campaigns. View more info

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SOMME MUD The War Experiences of an Australian Infantryman in Franch 1916-1919

By: E.P.F. LYNCH AND EDITED BY WILL DAVIES

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House, Australia: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019074

ISBN: 1741668948

Condition: Very Good


The autobiography of Private Edward Lynch who enlisted in the army at just eighteen and set sail from Sydney for the Western Front. Told with dignity, candour as well as wit it is a testament to the power of the human spirit. View more info

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WEARY KING OF THE RIVER

By: Ebury Sue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Miegunyah Press, Australia: 2010

Seller ID: 2018010

ISBN: 0522857523

Condition: Excellent


Biography of The Life of Sir Edward Dunlop. Includes many photos supporting the well researched and presented text. View more info

NANCY WAKE

By: Fitzsimons Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Australia: 2002

Seller ID: 2018039

ISBN: 0732274567

Condition: Very Good


After witnessing horrific Nazi violence in Vienna, Nancy declared she would do everything in her power to rid Europe of the nazi presence. What began as a courier job developed into a highly successful escape network for Allied soldiers. Nancy Wake was an extraordinary Australian. View more info

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PACIFIC PARTNERS A History of Australian-American Naval Relations

By: Frame Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Aust.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016019

ISBN: 034056685x

Condition: As New


This text examines the evolution of the relationship between Australia and the USA and identifies the major epochs and themes of its history. It provides a detailed assessment of events and the historical context from which they derive much of their meaning. View more info

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THE RSL BOOK OF WORLD WAR 1

By: Gatfield John and Landels Richard Edited By

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, Australia: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019019

ISBN: 0000448826

Condition: Very Good


Recounts of war by Australian soldiers with accounts ranging from Gallipoli to the Middle East and Western Front, the Great War is brought to life with humour, pathos and vivid detail. View more info

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DESPERATE VENTURE The Story of Operation Torch, the Allied Invasion of North Africa

By: Gelb Norman

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012268

ISBN: 0340581336

Condition: Very Good


The November 1941 invasion of North Africa, so crucial to the allied cause is told here by historian Norman Gelb in a well researched and presented account of the military operation. Gelb recounts the intricate, multifaceted undertaking which included not only political intrigue, conspiracy, espionage and diplomacy, but also modern airbone assault, massive disinformation programs and the largest most ambitious amphibious invasion plan ever devised. View more info

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WINGS ACROSS THE SEA The First Ever Complete History of Australian Naval Aviation, from the First World War to the Present

By: Gillett Ross

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aerospace Publications, Australia:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017003

ISBN: 0958797803

Condition: Very Good


Details the history of Australian naval aviation from its very beginnings through to the first carrier, the turbulent thirties, World War 11 and later. The book is well researched and presented with many photographs, line drawings, charts and a chronology of main events. View more info

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EXPLORING GALLIPOLI An Australian Army Battlefield Guide

By: Glenn Wahlert Lieutenant Colonel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Army History Unit Australia: 2011

Seller ID: 2019073

ISBN: 098047535X

Condition: Excellent


Very well researched and presented guide to the Galippoli area and the major battles and war graves. View more info

GALLIPOLI SNIPER The Life of Billy Sing

By: Hamilton John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Macmillan Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 2012507

ISBN: 1405038659

Condition: As New


John Hamilton has written an extraordinary account of a hidden side of the Gallipoli campaign - the snipers" war. The most successful and most feared sniper of the Gallipoli campaign, with over 200 credited "kills", was Billy Sing, a Light Horseman from Queensland. Following Sing from his recruitment on wards, Hamilton takes us on a journey into the squalor, dust, blood and heroism of Gallipoli, seen from the unique viewpoint of the sniper. It is also a moving exploration of the aftermath of war, as Billy Sing returned home, a celebtrated killer trying to adapt to a peacetime wo... View more info