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First Victory
First Victory Mike Carlton
HMAS Sydney's hunt for the German raider, Emden.
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Gallipoli Robert Rhodes James
A classic study of one of the most disastrous campaigns in British military history which has never ceased to enthral the imagination.
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Heroes of Hamel
Heroes of Hamel Stephen Dando-Collins
July 4, 2018 will see the 100th anniversary of the World War One Battle of Hamel, fought on the Somme on American Independence Day, an Allied victory, achieved in a staggering 93 minutes, which introduced tactics that dramatically turned the tide against the Germans and changed the way that war is fought.
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Passchendaele
Passchendaele Paul Ham
Passchendaele epitomises everything that was most terrible about the Western Front. The photographs never sleep of this four-month battle, fought from July to November 1917, the worst year of the war: blackened tree stumps rising out of a field of mud, corpses of men and horses drowned in shell holes, terrified soldiers huddled in trenches awaiting the whistle.
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Sandakan
Sandakan Paul Ham
The untold story of the Sandakan Death Marches of the Second World War.
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The Charge
The Charge David W. Cameron
The full story of the Australian victory at Beersheba secured by the Australian Light Horse – one of the last successful cavalry charges in history – to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the battle.
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The Last Fifty Miles
The Last Fifty Miles Adam Wakeling
The Last Fifty Miles is the riveting account of how, when it mattered most, Australia stood up to play a critical role in one of the most decisive victories of World War One. Told with immediacy, lyricism and a clear-eyed focus by a brilliant new talent in history writing, it relives an extraordinary, neglected chapter of Australia's past.
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Victory at Villers-Bretonneux
Victory at Villers-Bretonneux Peter FitzSimons
On Anzac Day 1918, when the town of Villers-Bretonneux falls to the British defenders, it is the Australians who are called on to save the day, the town, and the entire battle.
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