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The Youngest Battalion Commander in the AIF
The Youngest Battalion Commander in the AIF Will Davies
Known as The Boy Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Marks, was the youngest battalion commander in the AIF and highly regarded not only as a future military commander, but as a business and community leader.
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Australian Confederates
Australian Confederates Terry Smyth
IN the summer of 1865, when a Confederate warship sailed into the port of Melbourne, 42 men secretly enlisted to fight for the South in the American Civil War.
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Denny Day
Denny Day Terry Smyth
Captain Edward Denny Day – the only law 'from the Big River to the sea' – was Australia’s greatest lawman, yet few have heard of him. This is his story.
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No Mission Is Impossible
No Mission Is Impossible Michael Bar-Zohar, Nissim Mishal
The 30 boldest missions of the Israeli Special Forces since the inception of Israel.
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The Red Wake
The Red Wake Kurt Johnson
A hybrid of history, travel and journalism.
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Beneath Hill 60
Beneath Hill 60 Will Davies
The extraordinary little-known true story of the cat-and-mouse war waged beneath the trenches of the Western Front and the subject of a powerful new film.
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The Fair and the Foul
The Fair and the Foul David Hill
Sport in Australia is a national obsession. In this book David Hill recalls his encounters with the great and the good in Australian sport, as well as some of its darker moments.
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The Hero Maker: A Biography of Paul Brickhill
The Hero Maker: A Biography of Paul Brickhill Stephen Dando-Collins
The Dam Busters, The Great Escape and Reach for the Sky were all written by Paul Brickhill, an Australian hero of WWII. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of his birth and the 25th anniversary of his death.
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Fifteen Young Men
Fifteen Young Men Paul Kennedy
Fifteen Young Men is the true story of a doomed adventure.
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Albanese
Albanese Karen Middleton
An updated edition of the personal story behind the very public political face of Labor’s Anthony Albanese.
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An Improbable Friendship
An Improbable Friendship Anthony David
The secret friendship between Yasser Arafat’s mother-in-law and the wife of Israel’s top general
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New Jerusalem
New Jerusalem Paul Ham
The short life and terrible death of Christendom's most defiant sect.
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Endeavour
Endeavour Peter Moore
Centred around Captain James Cook’s first South Sea voyages (1768 – 1771) from a historian who leaves no stone unturned to discover the ship and the attitude that shaped the western world.
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Australian Desperadoes
Australian Desperadoes Terry Smyth
They were the Australians who made American history. In the roaring days of the 1850s California gold rush, San Francisco was the most dangerous town in America, made so by a notorious criminal gang known as the Sydney Coves.
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No Place to Lay One's Head
No Place to Lay One's Head Francoise Frenkel
An extraordinary story of one woman's attempt to survive the horrors of Vichy France.
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Hero or Deserter?
Hero or Deserter? Roger Maynard
The story of Major General Henry Gordon Bennett, the Commanding Officer of 8th Division
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The Special Relationship
The Special Relationship David Hill
Australia and the British monarchy have an undeniably special relationship, yet they have always made for an odd couple: the rebellious, egalitarian nation wedded to an ancient symbol of social inequality. So what is the magic the royals hold over Australians?
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The Last 100 Days
The Last 100 Days Will Davies
Much has been written about the Great War, and a great deal on the Australian Imperial Force and its operations. Now Will Davies, bestselling author of Beneath Hill 60 and Somme Mud, explores, in vivid detail, the last 100 days and the Australian contribution to final victory in November 1918.
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Charlatan
Charlatan Catherine Jinks
The story of a nineteenth century court case involving Thomas Guthrie Carr, a notorious, larger-than-life character who made his living as a mesmerist, phrenologist, public speaker and some say charlatan.
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Stealth Raiders
Stealth Raiders Lucas Jordan
A vivid exploration of the audacious, unauthorised stealth attacks of Australian infantrymen on the German front line in 1918
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The Ink Stain
The Ink Stain Tom Keneally, Meg Keneally
Monsarrat and Mrs Mulrooney are sent to Sydney to investigate corruption that may go right to the top – to the office of the governor - and threaten the colony's fundamental rights to freedom of speech.
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I Built No Schools in Kenya
I Built No Schools in Kenya Kirsten Drysdale
This is not your standard white-girl-in-Africa tale. I fed no babies, I built no schools, I saved no rhinos. Self-discovery came a distant second to self-preservation on this particular adventure.
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Napoleon's Australia
Napoleon's Australia Terry Smyth
The incredible story of Bonaparte’s secret plan to invade Australia
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