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75 Squadron and the Fight for Australia
by Michael Veitch
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 Kittyhawk fighters to an extraordinary andAudio Book
by Charles Phillips
The greatest leaders in politics, religion, business, art and sciences. ...
by Daniel Smith
The greatest strategies ever developed for war, business, and politics. ...
by Beverley Dunn
The long idyllic summer of Jan Ruff-O'Herne's childhood in Dutch colonial Indonesia ended in 1942 with the Japanese invasion of Java. She was interned in Ambarawa Prison Camp, along with her mother and two younger sisters. In February 1944, whenAudio Book
Was There an Alternative?
by Noam Chomsky
In 911, published in November 2001 and arguably the single most influential post-9/11 book, internationally renowned thinker Noam Chomsky bridged the information gap around the World Trade Center attacks, cutting through the tangle of political ...
The Incredible True Story of Heroism and Chivalry during the Second World War
by Adam Makos
This instant bestseller tells the story of two fighter pilots, an American and a German, whose remarkable encounter during the Second World War became the stuff of legend. ...
by Philip Carr-Gomm
A Brief History of Nakedness traces humanitys preoccupation with nudity in three distinct areas of human endeavour: religion, politics and popular culture. Rather than studying the history of the nude in art or photography, or detailing the ways
Susannah Watson and the convicts of the Princess Royal
by Babette Smith
New edition of the bestselling history that traces the chequered story of 100 women transported together in 1829 to Sydney. Includes new information on the women and treatment of convicts, and new illustrations. ...
by Nathan Rosenstein
This Companion provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of Roman Republican history as it is currently practiced. Highlights recent developments, including archaeological discoveries, fresh approaches to textual sources, and the ...
John Duigan and the first Australian aeroplane
by David Crotty
The flying career of John Robertson Duigan spanned just a decade from 1908 to 1918. 100 years ago he built and successfully flew the first aeroplane made in Australia using only photographs, journal articles and an unreliable textbook as his ...