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True stories of Aussie courage and mateship from the annals of the RSL. Publishing in the run up to the centenary of Gallipoli, this collection of 100 true stories of Aussie courage and mateship in World War I is the first in a series carrying the imprimatur of the RSL... read more

The RSL Book of World War I

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The amazing life story of the general who shaped Australia; the first major biography of Monash in over a decade. John Monash's life is emblematic of Australia's much - heralded egalitarian spirit - here is the ultimate outsider: poor, Jewish in an era which still practised anti - Semitism,... read more

Monash

Of all the Australians who fought in the Second World War, none saw more action nor endured so much of its hardship and horror as the crew of the cruiser HMAS Perth.Most were young - many were still teenagers - from cities and towns, villages a... read more

Cruiser: The Life and Loss of HMAS Perth and Her Crew

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Reading Level:General Adult

The heart-stoppingly adrenalin-charged - and often dangerous - life and times of Australian war photographer, Gary Ramage. He goes where the troops go - but with a camera, not a gun. As Australia's premier war photographer - and as a former soldier - Gary Ramage has been in and out of jus... read more

The Shot

"In the Trenches of HellOn 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, there were over 5500 casualties, in... read more

Fromelles and Pozieres: In the Trenches of Hell

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The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart
Smoky the Brave is the extraordinary, touching and true story of a heroic dog and her adoptive masters in the jungles of the Pacific War. In February 1944, as Japanese military advances threatened to engulf Australasia, ... read more

Smoky the Brave

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The ultimate visual guide to camping, the wilderness, and outdoor survival skills, in a handy portable format and packaged in a functional mess pan.The Survival Handbook combines proven, no-nonsense military survival skills with indigenous bushcraft techniques. Written by a Roya... read more

The Survival Handbook

* An inspiration for the BBC One Drama 'The Crimson Field' *'The classic account of a First World War Field Hospital 'War, superb as it is, is not necessarily a filtering process, by which men and nations may be purified. Well, ther... read more

The Backwash of War: Inspired the BBC Dramatization 'the Crimson Field'

No Easy Day by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer is the first-person account of Bin Laden's execution. For the first time anywhere, a first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid fro... read more

No Easy Day: The Only First-hand Account of the Navy Seal Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden

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Buoyed by the success of the 1st and 2nd Australian divisions in the Battle of Menin Road, the men of the 4th and 5th Australian divisions filed into the front line ready for the next phase of the battle. Ahead of them lay the blackened remnants of Polygon Wood, a desola... read more

The Battle of Polygon Wood

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New York Times Bestseller " A] fascinating, engrossing, often dark history of drug use in the Third Reich." -- Washington Post The Nazi regime preached an ideology of physical, mental, and moral purity. Yet as Norman Ohler reveals in this gripping new history, the T... read more

Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany