The Japanese attack on Broome is the second most deadly air raid on Australia soil in our history and yet it's almost entirely overlooked. On 3 March 1942, nine Japanese Zero planes strafed the small town planning to ... read more

The Ghosts of Roebuck Bay: The 1942 Bombing of Broome, and its Tragic Aftermath
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There is no question that these famous figures of theAustralian Army are important, but their story is not thestory. There are also the individuals who shaped the historyof the Australian Army in the 20th century, as intel... read more

Shadow Men: The leaders who shaped the Australian Army from the Veldt to Vietnam
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This riveting book follows a small group of Australian front-line soldiers from their enlistment in the dark days of 1940 to the end of World War II. No ordinary soldiers, they were members of Don Company of the Seco... read more

An Australian Band of Brothers: Don Company, Second 43rd Battalion, 9th Division
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The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller. In May 1945, with victory in Europe established, the war was all but over. But on the other side of the world, the Allies were still engaged in a bitter struggle to control the Pacific. And it was then t... read more

The Kamikaze Hunters: The Men Who Fought for the Pacific, 1945
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The Royal Australian Air Force base at Butterworth was Australia's largest and most enduring overseas military garrison in post-war Southeast Asia.Home to the majority of Australian airpower for over three decades, Butterworth was also home to a vibrant Australian community. From 195... read more

Kampong Australia
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The story of the Australian army's little-known use of combat tracker dogs during the Vietnam War. A war veteran tells his story with immediacy, blending the terror of hunting and encountering the elusive Viet Cong with the tender relationship between a naive young Australian soldier and his ... read more

Trackers Untold Story of Australian Dogs of War
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Over many years, thousands of people have walked past a modest black timber fishing boat bobbing in the waters of Sydney's Darling Harbour, paying it little attention. But appearances can be deceptive.The humble little Japanese-built trawler called the Krait played a crucial role in o... read more

The Mighty Krait
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As a lad in the high country of eastern Victoria, Tag Wardell shows an extraordinary gift with animals- he is followed to school by his pets; his rapport with his horse, Dimble, becomes the talk of the district; and he even manages to befriend a mob of... read more

Tag - A Man, a Woman, and the War to End All Wars
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Billys Story: My Life as a Teenage POW has been compiled from a personal chronicle penned by Billy Young throughout the 1970s, supplemented by hundreds of conversations that Lynette and Billy have shared in the course of their close friendship spanning more than two deca... read more

Billy : My Life as a Teenage POW
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'Australian governments find it easy to go to war. Their leaders seem to be able to withdraw with a calm conscience, answerable neither to God nor humanity.' Australia lost 600 men in the Boer War, a threeyear conflict fought in the heart of Africa that had, ostensibly, nothing to do ... read more

Unnecessary Wars
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From the bestselling author of Bush Nurses and Nurses of the Outback comes this collection of compelling and moving stories of our heroic nurses in the Vietnam War. Being a nurse always requires a cool head, a steady hand and an open heart. But if you're working in a war zone, the c... read more

Our Vietnam Nurses
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After decades of silence, Serving Our Country is the first comprehensive history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's participation in the Australian defence forces. While Indigenous Australians have enlisted i... read more

Serving Our Country: Indigenous Australians, war, defence and citizenship
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