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by Ross Coulthart
<p>‘Lost Tommies’ brings together never-before-seen images of Western Front tommies and their amazing stories in a beautiful collection that is part thriller, part family history and part national archive. For much of the First World War, the ...eBook
The Bloodiest Outbreak
by Graham Apthorpe
<p><em>Graham Apthorpe?s account of the Cowra outbreak is superb. Narrated in a fresh way, in elegant and original prose, and with a wonderful gift for taking the unexpected angle, it does great service to this astonishing Australian-Japanese ...
by John M. Myers
<p><strong>Hugh Glass was left to die.</strong></p> <p><strong>Attacked</strong><br /> Whilst hunting in the fur-rich, Native American-held territory of the Upper Missouri River, Hugh Glass was attacked and mauled by a grizzly ...eBook
recovering the missing Anzacs
by Scott Bennett
<p><strong>Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as ‘missing’. With no marked graves, the only reminders of their sacrifice are the many names inscribed on ageing wareBook
1940: Bomber Command's Forgotten Summer
by Paul Tweddle
<p>WHILE the heroic exploits of ‘The Few’ of Fighter Command are rightly lauded, those of ‘The Many’ of Bomber Command often remain overlooked. Night after night, the bomber crews ranged across Europe seeking out and attacking targets in an ...eBook
by Brandon Webb
<p>Brandon Webb's experiences in the world's most elite sniper corps are the stuff of legend. From his grueling years of training in Naval Special Operations to his combat tours in the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan, <strong><em>The Red ...
Stories from the Men & Ships of the Royal Navy in the Second World War
by Edmund S. Wong
Over 120 first hand stories of life at sea with the Royal Navy from both men and women who served All taken from the Imperial War Museum's audio archive Major UK publicity and marketing campaign ...
The Untold Story of the Escapes Under the Berlin Wall
by Greg Mitchell
<p><strong>'A story with so much inherent drama... a kaleidoscopic cold war story.' The Guardian</strong></p> <p>In the summer of 1962, one year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of daring young West Germans risked prison, Stasi ...eBook
by Peter Haran
Moving story of combat tracker dogs during the Vietnam WarTrackers is a gritty and moving story that reveals the Australian Army?s little known use of combat tracker dogs during the Vietnam War. A war veteran tells his story with vivid and ...
The British Army's Legendary Front line Fighting Force
by Robin Hunter
<p>Raised in the dark, post-Dunkirk days of 1940 to carry the war to the enemy, in five short and violent years the British Army Commandos established a reputation that has made the name ‘Commando’ the mark of the fighting man.</p> <p>The ...eBook
The Life of a Contract Soldier in Iraq
by Lewis Steiner
The true story of operators from a private military contractor working in Iraq shortly after the Gulf War. Steiner had left the British Army to join the gold rush in war-torn Iraq, but grew disillusioned about the declining situation in the ...
The Battles of Coral Sea and Midway
by University of Plymouth Press
<p>Never previously seen reports and plans marked restricted and classified have been sourced from Britannia Royal Naval College’s Archive. These documents have been published in an accessible format, with specially commissioned commentary by ...eBook
by Brian Tilley
<SPAN STYLE= "" >The remote moors and valleys around Hexham in Northumberland have been producing fighting men for countless millennia. From repelling invading Romans and Vikings, to locking swords with William Wallace’s rampaging Scots, and theeBook
The true story of a girl's struggle to break free
by Ferzanna Riley
<p>This is the incredible true story of Ferzanna Riley, a Pakistani Muslim who could not be broken, despite an abusive family and their brutal efforts to enslave her. Her violent childhood, during which she was beaten on an almost daily basis, ...eBook
Behind the Mask
by Aaron Edwards
<p>UVF: Behind the Mask is the gripping new history of the Ulster Volunteer Force from its post-1965 incarnation to the present day. Aaron Edwards blends rigorous research with unprecedented access to leading members of the UVF to unearth the ...eBook
The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent
by Peter Brune
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Chester Wilmot (1911?1954) was a renowned Australian war correspondent, broadcaster, journalist and writer. Covering the first triumphant North African battles of Bardia, Tobruk and Derna, the heartbreaking ...
by Gregory Pemberton
This book makes the first real assessment of what the Vietnam War meant, on the battlefields and in Australia. When the first Australian troops landed on Vietnamese soil, the significance of the conflict was scarcely realised - but in time it ...
by Carthew Smith Noel
As 1914 drew to a close, little did anyone in Australia know that four years of warfare lay ahead. Mothers could not foresee the anguish they would suffer, nor wives and sweethearts their heartbreak.This is the true story of three brothers, ...
The Final Testament of the Oostfronters
by Jonathan Trigg
<p>At the very beginning of the Second World War Germany invaded and occupied Belgium. Yet less than a year later some of Belgium’s citizens volunteered to join the Waffen-SS and go and fight on the newly formed Eastern Front against Stalin’s ...eBook
The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918
by Michael Kazin
<p>A dramatic account of the Americans who tried to stop their nation from fighting in the First World War—and came close to succeeding.</p> <p>In this “fascinating” (<em>Los Angeles Times</em>) narrative, Michael Kazin brings us into the rankseBook