Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer their first defeat of the war - and has properly been called the RAAF's forgotten finest hour.
September 1942 marked the high... read more

Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942
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______________________ A richly illustrated and wonderfully eclectic collection of THE WORLD'S GREATEST SPEECHES - THE OLD, THE NEW AND THE UNSPOKEN - from the author of the international bestseller, Letters of Note.
Discover speeches that altered the course of history, like ... read more

Speeches of Note
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The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history. New York, 1874. Members of the Clan-na-Gael - agitators for Irish freedom from the English yoke - h... read more

The Catalpa Rescue: The Most Dramatic & Successful Prison Break in Australian History
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Archival photographs of Perth have been carefully matched with specially commissioned colour photos to reveal the past and present of this fascinating city. Perth Then and Now accurately matches historic photographs of the city with specially commissioned contemporary views that ... read more

Perth Then and Now
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The wild and desolate expanses of Antarctica have been the setting for many famous exploits and misadventures: a place where every decision has life-or-death consequences.
The legendary tales of tragedy and triumph experienced by explorers such as Shackleton, Mawson and ... read more

Through Ice and Fire
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The remarkable story of Philip Owen Ayton is published for the first time, a century after the war's end.
Working on the Sydney tramways, when the call to join the fight against Germany came Philip was keen for action, and he foun... read more

Hell of a Time: An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great War
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Winner, 2014 Indie Award for Non-Fiction
 
Girt. No word could better capture the essence of Australia...
 
In this hilarious history, David Hunt reveals the truth of Australia's past, from megafauna to Macquarie - the ... read more

Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia
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With a twist of fate - and of historical fact - Gallipoli was a military success, Australia had a female prime minister in the 1920s and Gough Whitlam chose his time to retire from the top job. In Victory on Gallipoli and Other What-i... read more

Victory on Gallipoli and Other What-ifs of Australian History
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The secret and dangerous operations of Australia's Pacific War Catalina crews told for the first time.

RAAF Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations to Cripple Japan's War Machine
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In the early 1800s magistrates in the Australian colonies were often frustrated by the language used by reoffending convicts to disguise their criminal activ... read more

James Hardy Vaux's 1819 Dictionary of Criminal Slang and Other Impolite terms as Used by the Convicts of the British Colonies of Australia
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Nophoto
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First there was Girt. Now comes . . . True GirtIn this side-splitting sequel to his best-selling history, David Hunt takes us to the Australian frontier. This was the Wild South, home to hardy pioneers, gun-slinging bushrangers, directiona... read more

True Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia Volume 2
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