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1 AUST "With the Volunteers - A Historical diary of the Volunteer Forces of the North West and West Coasts of Tasmania 1886-1986" by Major Douglas Morris Wyatt. 1987 H/C D/J 348pg. Very well illustrated and informative history. Grade II- $150

2 AUST "Diggers - The Australian Army, Navy and Air Force in Eleven Wars" by George Odgers. 1994 H/C D/J plus Hard Sleeves. Very well written and well illustrated. Short history of the Australian Defence Force. Well known author. Used. Grade II-. $50

3 AUST "100 Years of Australians At War" by George Odgers. 2000 S/C 400pg. Short history of Aussies at war by renowned historian. Grade II- $35

4 AUST "Little by Little - A Centenary History of the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps" by Michael Tyquin. 2003 H/C 684pg. Grade II. $105

5 AUST "The Rehearsal - Australians at war in the Sudan 1885" by K.S. Inglis. 1985 H/C D/J 176pg. Very informative account of Australia's first overseas contingent. Grade II- $70

6 AUST "Through War to Peace" by Ralph Sutton. 1996 S/C 234pg. Compliation of various military historians articles. Grade II- $40

7 AUST "Here is Their Spirit - A History of the Australian War Memorial 1917-1990" by Mickael McKernan. 1991 H/C D/J 388pg. New! Full history of Australia's War Memorial in Canberra. Grade II+. $60

8 AUST 1971 510pgs The Australians In Nine Wars. S/C paperback used. Well written and well researched background into Australias involvement. Grade II- $15

9 AUST 2002 250pgs The Battle of Vinegar Hill. S/C new. Social uprising in Australia colony. Grade I $42

10 AUST 1988 208pgs, Australian Defence Heritage, H/C D/J used. Very interesting and informative. Very well illustrated. Grade II- $80

11 AUST 1998 306pgs, The Encyclopaedia of Australia's Battles. S/C new. Very informative book about all of Australia's battles. Grade I $45

12 AUST "VICTORIAN LAND FORCES 1853-1883". By. George F. Ward. 1989. 155 pgs. S/C. New. Grade I. $45

13 AUST 2001 EUREKA. By. JOHN MOLONY. Story of the Famous Battle of Eureka 1854. Soft Cover. 251 Pages. Grade I. $45

14 AUST "Light Horse - The Story of Australia's Mounted Troops" by Elyne Mitchell. 1978 S/C 112pg. Many coloured plates and b/w period photos with text. S/C. Used. Grade II-. $35

15 AUST "DIGGERS - The Australian Army, Navy and Air Force in Eleven wars. From 1860 to 5 June 1944 by George Odgers. 1994 H/C D/J 272 pg. Excellent history by well known historian. 1 of 2 Volumes. Grade II- $50

16 AUST VICTORIA AND AUSTRALIAS FIRST WAR by MacFarlane & Smith 2005 64 pgs. HM Colonial Steam Sloop Victoria and the First Taranaki War in New Zealand. Includes crew list for 1860-61 SC. New. Grade I. $30

17 AUST "Artists in Action - from the collection of the Aust. War Memorial". 2003 H/C D/J 172pg. Excellent condition. Grade II $65

18 AUST AUSTRALIA AT THE FRONT By Frank Wilkinson With portrait 19 illustrations and map. 290pgs with mpas. 1901. A coloni- al view of the Boer War. H/C rebound but scarce. Grade II. $300

19 AUST 'ON THE VELDT' a plain narrative of service afield in South Africa, by Major R.C. Lewis, D.S.O. of the 1st Tasmanian Imperial bushmen. (nominal roll). 159pgs 1902. H/c slight wear, Grade II-, quite scarce book. $695

20 AUST ANIMAL ALLIES by R Pearson. 185 pgs 2005. The story of animals, birds & other creatures that helped men to fight centuries of Wars. HC. New. Grade I. $42

21 AUST "WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA BETWEEN THE BRITISH AND THE BOERS" by James H. Birch Jr. and Henry Davenport Northrop. Published 1900, H/C, 674pg. Many B/W photographs and prints from wood engravings. Appendix of 60 pages in the rear of the book titled "Australian Colonies make a great record in the war". Staining and water marks to these pages. H/C, Leather bound with gilt title to the front. Damage to the top of the spine and the back cover. Grade III+. $75

22 AUST IN MEMORIAM. Transvaal War 1899 - 1900. 24pgs 1900. A pictorial of those killed from Victoria in the Boer War to 1900. H/C De-luxe edition. Very scarce, spine edge wear Grade III+. $375

23 AUST FALLEN - THE ULTIMATE HEROES. Footballers who never returned from war by Main and Allen. 2002. 358 pgs. H/C D/J. Grade I. $85

24 AUST "The Gippsland Regiment - A history of the 52nd Aust. Infantry Battalion" by Ron Blair. 1989 S/C D/J 284 pg. Signed by Author. Grade II $125

25 AUST 2005. "MYTH MAKER". Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett. The Englishman Who Sparked Australia's Gallipoli Legend. By. Fred & Elizabeth Brenchley. With numerous B/W photos. S/C. 285 pages. Grade I. $38

26 AUST "The Great War" by Les Carlyon. 2006 H/C with D/J 863pg. The new release follow up to "Gallipoli". A new perspective on Australia's entry and journey through WWI. Grade I $70

27 AUST "The Last ANZACs - Lest We Forget" by Tony Stephens and Steven Siewert. 1996/2002 S/C 106pg. Many photographs to celebrate the lives of the last ANZACs. Grade I $42

28 AUST "Bush Heroes - A people a place of legend" by Suzanne Welborn. 1982/2002 S/C 240pg. Experience of Aust. Troops analyzed with links to Pioneer Aust. Grade I $42

29 AUST "Somewhere in France - Letters to Home - The War Years of Sgt. Roy Whitelaw 1st A.I.F" by Allan M. Nixon. 1989 H/C D/J 170pg. Very well illustrated history / biographical account. Grade II-. $45

30 AUST "The Gates of Memory - Australian People's Experiences and Memories of Loss and the Great War" by Tanja Luckins. 2004 S/C 304pg. Emotive look at Australian experience at war. Grade I. $42

31 AUST 1950, 116pgs. Australian War Memorial Canberra. H/C. Well used. Original guide to the exhibits in the Australian War Memorial. Great background information. Grade II- $50

32 AUST 1918 146pgs The Soldiers Gift Book. H/C used. Initially a fundraiser to provide housing for NSW partially incapacitated soldiers and widows. Grade II- $150

33 AUST 1954 137pg "AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL" H/C used illustrated/indexed guide to the exhibits of the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. Background information abounds. Grade II- $45

34 AUST OFFICIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1914-18. Vol X. The Australians at Rabaul by S Mackenzie. 412 pgs 1941. One of the Beans series. HC very worn. Grade III. Usable for research. $45

35 AUST ANZAC - AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY 1914-18. Edited by Richard Pelvin. 304 pgs 2004. Large format book with some fantastic shots of Australians and New Zealanders at War. HC with DJ. New. Grade I. $60

36 AUST WHERE ANZACS SLEEP, The Gallipoli Photos of Captain Jack Duffy - 8th Battalion. By Ron Austin. Photo Journal of Officer of famed 8th Battalion AIF, Signed by Author, Limited Edition, 2006, H/C with D/J, New, 96pgs, Grade I $80

37 AUST ACROSS THE BAR. THE STORY OF 'SIMPSON', THE MAN WITH THE DONKEY: Australia and Tynesides great military hero by T Curran. 395 pgs. 1994. H/C with D/J. Grade II+ $25

38 AUST GALLIPOLI 1915, BY RICHARD REID. 152PGS, 2002. A Photographic history. H/C with D/J. Grade II+. $25

39 AUST IN THE LINE OF FIRE, By Rex Sadler and Tom Hayllar, 358pgs, 2005, with some illustrations, s/c new, Grade I. $30

40 AUST ECHOES OF ANZAC. THE VOICES OF AUSTRALIANS AT WAR. 298 pgs 2005. Words from ordinary Australian Soldiers from WW1 to Vietnam. SC. New. Grade I. $30

41 AUST GALLIPOLI ENCYCCLOPEDIA by R Austin. Australians in the 1915 Dardanelles Campaign. 2005. 288 pgs. HC with DJ. Excellent informative Slouch Hat publication. A must for the Gallipoli buff. New. Grade I. $60

42 AUST THE COMMANDERS. Very informative quick reference on the great Australian commander. H/C with D/J, 1983, 355pgs, Garde II- $50

43 AUST 1997 316pgs "An Australian Odyssey" from Giza to Gallipoli by G Hutchinson. S/C used! One mans pilgerimage to Aust battlefields of WW1. Grade II $25

44 AUST 2001. "WITH GUTS AND BAYONETS". Diggers and Doughboys On The Hindenburg Line 1918. By: Yves Fohlen. 84 pages. S/C. New. Grade I. $28

45 AUST 1917 128pgs "FROM THE AUSTRALIAN FRONT" Photo's of Aust. troops at work and in the frontline. Originally a fundraiser. Grade II- $100

46 AUST VICTORY CELEBRATIONS SIGNING OF PEACE.Sydney New South Wales 1919. 61 pgs. Souvenir Programme. S/C. Soiled Grade II- $35

47 AUST 1934 94pgs. "THE BOOK OF THE ANZAC MEMORIAL NSW. H/C. Very nice used copy of this very hard to find memorial handbook. Short AIF history and photo's complete this wonderful book. Grade II+ $175

48 AUST "THE POLITICS OF WAR Australia at War 1939-45 From Chruchill to Macarthur". By. David Day. 2003. Debate text about the Political Sphere during WW2. S/C. 750 pgs. Grade I. $45

49 AUST "The Strength of a Nation - Six years of Australians fighting for the nation and defending the homefront in WWII" by Michael McKernan. 2006 H/C D/J 416pg. Exploring Australian involvement in WW2. Grade I $65

50 AUST "When Good Men Do Nothing" by Griffith Spragg. 2005 H/C 297pg. New book. Memoirs of Veteran, Doctor and Researcher into military health problems. Grade I-. $52

51 AUST "Armed and Ready - The Industrial Development and Defence of Australia 1900-1945" by A.T. Ross. 1995 S/C 436pg. New Condition. An informative look at industry and the way it helped Australia through WW2. Grade I-. $60

52 AUST 1988 68pgs "NORTH QUEENSLAND WWII 1942-1945. S/C, new. General history & map. Grade I $20

53 AUST 2001 86pgs "MILNE BAY RADAR" Unit history of the No.37 Radar station 1942-1945. H/C new. Short history of new technology at war. Grade I $45

54 AUST 2005 326pgs "FORGED BY WAR" Auustralians in combat and back home. S/C used (VGC) various profiles on Aust service personnel and the effects on those at home. Grade II+ $30

55 AUST 2003, 269pgs. The Kokoda Trail, A History. S/C, new. Insight into an Australian legend. Grade I $38

56 AUST 1962 73pgs 1939-1945 The War Dead of the Commonwealth. S/C very interesting register of Australian/Allied members of the Defence Forces buried in Victoria during WW2 (and just after.) Shows alphabetical town listings with details of deceased and next of kin details. Official publication. Grade II- $60

57 AUST 1944 193pgs "Front-Line Airline" - The War Story of Qantas Empire Airways Ltd. Little known story about the now national carrier's service in WW2. Grade II- $46

58 AUST 1994 277pgs, The Owen Gun Files An Australian Wartime Controversy. Grade I $55

59 AUST 2007 320pgs A Very Rude Awaking. S/C new. WW2 comes to Sydney via Japanese midget subs. Grade I $40

60 AUST 1995 300pgs. "With the forces" Salvos. S/C used. Interesting insight into work of the Salvation Army during wartime. Grade II- $30

61 AUST 1987 368pgs "The never-never line" The story of the North Australia Railway. H/C D/J used. Little know story of aspect of WW2 Australian history. Grade II- $40

62 AUST LOVE & WAR by Carol Fallows. Stories of War Brides from the Great War to Vietnam. Real-life adventures of the war brides who came to Australia. Numerous B/W photos. 2004 256pgs, S/C Grade I. $38

63 AUST AUSTRALIA AT WAR 1939-1945. An assessment of Australias involvment in World War II. H/C with D/J, 1981, 269pgs, Grade II- $25

64 AUST FIGHTERS FROM THE FRINGE By Robert A. Hall. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who served in the Second World War tell their stories. S/C, 1995, 217pgs, Grade I. $42

65 AUST SECOND WORLD WAR - A GENERATION OF AUSTRALIAN HEROES. An illustrated history 1939-1945 by R Pelvin. 292 pgs. 2005. Dedicated to the men and women who served, RAAF, Navy & Army. Large format book HC New Grade I. $60

66 AUST 2004. "DAMIEN PARER'S WAR". By. Neil McDonald. Story of Australian Photographer in the Middle East and Pacific Campaigns. 366 pgs. S/C. New. Grade I. $45

67 AUST WAR AND PEACE. A good resource book for home or libary, well illustrated. H/C, Grade II- $20

68 AUST "Middle East and Far East - Australia in the war of 1939-1945 Medical Series" by Allan S. Walker. 1953 H/C D/J 701pg. Hard to find Medical Series, Chapter of Aust Army Official History of WW2. Volume 2 of 4 (Series 5) Grade II- $80

69 AUST "Clinical Problems of War - Australia in the war of 1939-1945, Medical Series" by Allan S. Walker. 1952 H/C D/J 725pg. Official history of Aust in WW2. Volume 1 of 4 (Series 5). Grade II- $100

70 AUST WAR SERVICE RECORD 1939-1945. By Education Department Victoria. Photos & personal history of teachers at war. 1959, H/C, with gold embossing, used (very light), 314pgs Grade II+ $150

71 AUST THE SEVENTEENTH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE. 114 pgs 1944. A record of 4 years of campaigning. Well illustrated. SC. Original. Grade II- $75

72 AUST DESERT SIEGE. TOBRUK: A GREAT EXAMPLE OF AUSTRALIAN COURAGE by C Wilmot. 347 pgs 2003. The history about one of Australias most famous battles. SC. New. Grade I. $45

73 AUST 1994. WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? By. ANN HOWARD. Compelling postwar experiences of Australian ex-Service- women 1945-1948. Soft Cover. 171 Pages. Used. Grade II-. $50

74 AUST SAVING AUSTRALIA, Curtin's secret peace with Japan. New release interesting reading. S/C, 2006, 336pgs. New, Grade 1- $42

75 AUST THOSE RAGGED BLOODY HEROES. From the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942 by P Brune. 309 pgs 1991. The story of Maroubra Force and the Kokoda Trail with the 39th BN. HC with DJ. Grade II. $55

76 AUST 2003. "WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING" By. Griffith Spragg. Story of a Soldier attached to the 2/3 Aust. Infantry Battalian. 296 pgs. H/C. New. Grade I. $45

77 AUST 2003. "MALARIA FRONTLINE" Australian Army Research During World War II. By. Tony Sweeney. 354pgs. S/C. New. Grade I. $50

78 AUST 2005. "THE FINAL MISSIONS". By. Lionel Veale. Lionel Veale's account of a Mission as a Coastwatcher. H/C with D/J. New. 300 pgs. Grade I. $45

79 AUST PREFACE TO PEACE. 149 pgs 1943. A look at Japan and if she will accept peace. S/C. First ed. Used. Grade II- $10

80 AUST BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS by M Geddes. Australias WW2 remembered by the men and women who lived it. 503 pgs 2004. The first hand accounts of more than 75 ordinary Australians. HC with DJ. New. Grade I. $50

81 AUST "With the Australians in Korea" edited by Norman Bartlett. 1954 H/C 294pg. AWM Publication. Official look at Australian service in Korea. Grade II-. $40

82 AUST SOMETIMES FORGOTTEN. 1990. 238 pgs. A record of AMF Members who died and those who were decorated since the end of WW2. HC. Grade II. $45

83 AUST 2005. "BEYOND BELIEF" THE BRITISH BOMB TESTS: Australia's Veterans Speak Out. By. Roger Cross and Avon Hudson. 208 pgs. S/C. New. Grade I. $30

84 AUST ROYAL COMMISSION ON ESPIONAGE - INDEX TO THE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT OF PROCEEDINGS 1954-55'. 160 pgs 1955. Vladimir & Eudokia Petrov, 'THE PETROV AFFAIR'. HC Used. Grade II- A most unusual original Index book. $45

85 AUST "A Nation At War - Australian politics, Society and diplomacy during the Vietnam War 1965-75" by Peter Edwards. 1997 H/C with D/J 460pg. Political and Domestic Theory Vietnam War Crisis. Grade I $86

86 AUST "Vietnam Fragments - An oral history of Australians at War" by Gary McKay. 1992 S/C 307pg. Used. Well known Vietnam War Author. Personal accounts. Grade II-. $30

87 "AUSTRALIA'S VIETNAM" edited by Peter King. 1983 S/C 226pg. Used. Political dissection of Australia's role in the Vietnam War. Grade II-. $20

88 AUST MINEFEILDS AND MINISKIRTS, Australian Women and the Vietnam War, By Siobhan McHugh, 249pgs, 2005, new, s/c, Grade I. $30

89 AUST WELL DONE, THOSE MEN by B Heard. Memoirs of a Vietnam Veteran. 290 pgs 2005. The effects of the War on the author and his mates, during and Post Vietnam. SC. New. Grade I. $30

90 AUST 1989 147pgs "Contact" Australians in Vietnam. A pictorial of life in the forces in Vietnam. Graphically illust. B/W H/C with D/J. By L McAulay Grade II $40

91 AUST 1988 "A look at the bright side" S/C Anecdotes and jokes from the Vietnam vets. Grade II $20

92 AUST 2005. "SACRED PLACES" WAR MEMORIALS IN THE AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE. By. K.S. Inglis. Many photographs. Informative text, well researched. S/C. 522 pages. Grade I. $50

93 AUST 2003 292pgs Paul McGeough Foreign Correspondent in Baghdad A Reporter's War. S/C new. Blow by bow description of Gulf War. Grade I $29

94 AUST 2000. "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED" By. Bob Breen. EAST TIMOR. Illustrated History of the A.D.F. in East Timor as INTERFET 226 pgs. H/C with D/J. New. Grade I. $45

95 AUST 2000, 96pgs. Peace Makers, Interfet's Liberation of East Timor. H/C. Used. VGC. Full colour photographs and very informative text. Full photo journalistic experience of the saving of East Timor in 1999. Grade II $60

96 AUST MODERN MILITARY TOWARDS 2000. Australians at War series 160 pgs 1988. A Time Life history book. H/C. Grade II. $15

97 AUST "The Australian Army Slouch Hat and Rising Sun Badge" by Rick Grebert. 2002 H/C 140pg. Wealth of info and many photos. Grade I- $44

98 AUST 1988, 328pgs. The Australian Experience of War. H/C D/J very light use. Well illustrated and well researched. Grade II $40

99 AUST 1980 176pgs, Australia's Museums. H/C D/J used. Great insight into some of Australia's obscure small museums. Grade II- $20

100 AUST 1969 113pgs "AUSTRALIA & THE GREAT WAR". S/C used. Research/discussion/study book for serious students of history. Grade II- $20

101 CRUSADERS OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS compiled by Elsie Ritchie. 390 pgs. 1998. The Australian Light Horse in the Middle East from letters of Colonel Jack Davies MC, VD. Well illustrated. S/C. NEW. Grade I. $65

102 AUST 1997 130pgs "AUSTRALIAN PARTISAN" A true story of love and conflict. S/C, new. Grade I $32

103 AUST 2007, 306pgs. The Minefield, An Australian Tragedy in Vietnam, Greg Lockhart. S/C. New. Gripping analysis of Australian mine laying in S.V.N. Grade I- $45

104 AUST 1997, 197pgs. Contact-Wait Out, A Vietnam Diary. S/C. Personal experience from Vietnam War. Grade I $32

105 AUST 1997, 102pgs. Kokoda Trail, A Walk in Their Footsteps. S/C, new. Interesting story of modern military retracine history. Grade I $28

106 AUST "Forward - The History of the 2nd/14th Light Horse (Queensland Mounted Infantry) by Joan Starr and Christopher Sweeny. 1990 S/C 230pg. History of the 2/13 QMI. Grade II- $40

107 AUST "How We Kept the Flag Flying" by Donald Macdonald. 1900 H/C 303pg. Old original published title dealing with the siege of Ladysmith during the Boer War. Grade III+ Foxing, etc. Age wear. $68

108 AUST "Shoot Straight, You Bastards! - The truth behind the killing of 'Breaker' Morant" by Nick Bleszynski. 2002 S/C 650 pages. New. Controversial subject in Australia. Grade I. $34

109 AUST "Tasmanians in the Transvaal War". Published 1905, H/C with D/J, 534pg. Used. Foxing and age discolouration to edges. Minimum number of loose pages. A magnificent factual and well photographed account of Tasmanian contribution to the Boer War effort. Rare. Grade II-. $300

110 AUST 2006 352pgs "STEINAECKER'S HORSEMEN". South Africa 1899-1903. H/C D/J new. Well researched small unit history. Gripping tales from the Boer war. Grade I- $85

111 AUST 1989, 194pgs. Marching On, The Bendigo Regiments and Companies 1858-1988. S/C new. Good history of Bendigo's Training for war. Grade I $70

112 AUST 1991 77pgs, From Captains to Colonels. S/C bookelt. Used. Photo journal of the pre-federation military in Western Australia. Grade II+ $30

113 AUST 1988, 91pgs. Officers of the Western Australian Defence Force. Service records of the W.A defence force, illust. H/C. Re-print. Grade I- $85

114 AUST DEFENCE ACT, 1895, REGULATIONS &C. South Australian Military Forces. 61 pgs pam, H/C. Sold with a copy of the 1883 Dress Regs South Aust Page 15-19 copied C/1920s. Grade II- SCARCE. $250

115 AUST THE BUSHVELDT CARBINEERS AND THE PIETERSBURG LIGHT HORSE by William (Bill) Woolmore. 320 pgs. 2002. Nominal Roll and biographical details of each member. H/C with D/J. Grade I. New. $55

116 AUST 2006. "THE SPIRIT OF GALLIPOLI" THE BIRTH OF THE ANZAC LEGEND. By. Patrick Lindsay. Exploring the Anzac Spirit. H/C with D/J. 155 pages. Grade I. $32

117 AUST "From the Home Front to the Front Line - Images of the Great War" by Juan Mahony. 2001 S/C 192pg. Photo journal of Australia Military involvement in WWI. Grade I $42

118 AUST "Voices from the Trenches - Letters to home" by Noel Carthew. 2002 S/C 244pg. New! Great story as seen through the eyes of 3 brothers in WWI. Grade I- $32

119 AUST "Bean's Gallipoli" by Kevin Fewster. 2007 H/C D/J 292pg. New Release. Manuscripts/Excerpts of Bean's Diary. Grade I. $45

120 AUST "Somme Mud - The war experiences of an Australian Infantryman in France 1916-1919" by E.P.F. Lynch. 2006 S/C 347pg. Memoirs of a 45th Btn Digger. Very informative. Grade I. $45

121 AUST "Cobbers - Stories of Gallipoli 1915" by Jim Haynes. 2002 S/C 373pg. An evocative collection of stories, true accounts and poems about the Gallipoli campaign - many never published before. Grade I. $42

122 AUST "NO ORDINARY DETERMINATION - Percy Black and Harry Murray of the First AIF" by Jeff Hatwell. Published 2005, S/C, 303 pages. New! Personal accounts bearing testimony of 2 of Western Australia's Finest soldiers. Grade I. $40

123 AUST 1998 84pgs "HE CAME FROM AUSTRALIA" S/C new. Personal account of 1st A.I.F. officer. Grade I $30

124 AUST 2006, 56pgs. A Month at the Front, The Diary of an Unknown Soldier. H/C. New. Small bound transcript of GB WWI diary. Details the daily trails & tribulations. Grade I- $25

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