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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

"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... 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

An untold tale of Australians at war: the first ABC war correspondents and how radio broadcast from the battlefields to those at home waiting for news. With the outbreak of the Second World War, a new breed of re... read more

Voices From the Air: The ABC Correspondents Who Told the Stories of Australians at War

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'It's a treasure trove. It's previously unknown, candid images of our troops just out of the line. Men with the fear and experiences of battle written on their faces.' General Sir Peter Cosgrove Investigative journalist Ross Coulthart, joint winner of the Prime Minister's Prize fo... read more

The Lost Diggers

'The last great, untold story of WWII... highly compelling' Daily MailFleeing Nazi persecution for America in the 1930s, the young German-born Jews who would come to be known as The Ritchie Boys were labelled 'enemy alien... read more

The Ritchie Boys - The Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned for Retribution

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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

In the Trenches of Hell On 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, i... read more

Fromelles and Pozieres: In the Trenches of Hell

* 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

'Lewis has done a terrific job in resurrecting Heaven Platoon, portraying them as the brave, buccaneering heroes they undoubtedly were' Daily Mail 'Another true tale of military derring-do from Lewis' Sunday Express 'Intensiv... read more

SAS Ghost Patrol: The Ultra-Secret Unit That Posed As Nazi Stormtroopers