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 Non-World Wars

Every day hundreds of people gather at the Australian War Memorial to hear a personal story of love, loss, service and sacrifice. The Last Post profiles some of the 102,800 soldiers whose names are listed on the Memorial's Roll of Honour; it explores how and why we commemorate, an... read more

The Last Post

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 World War 1

"The sky was lit by burning villages and houses . . . Rivers and seas of flame leaping up hundreds of feet, crowned by black smoke that covered the entire heaven. It lit up houses wrecked by shells, dead horses, demolished railway stations, engines that had bee... read more

The Imperial War Museum Book of 1914

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 World War 2

Series:Brief Histories Ser.

The testament to a tragedy. "Voices from The Holocaust" follows the whole history of the 'Shoah' from Hitler's rise to power to the Nuremburg trials, but of course the exterminations and death camps of 'The Final Solution' take centre stage. It tells the story from the pe... read more

Voices from the Holocaust

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 World War 1

The ANZAC tradition was forged on the killing fields of Gallipoli in 1915 and the legend grewthroughout the decades at places such as Tobruk, Singapore, Kokoda and Long Tan. A CENTURY OFANZACS is a pictorial history of Australia's involvement in more than a hundred years of war... read more

A Century of Anzacs

At the end of WWI 45,000 Australians had died on the Western Front. Some bodies had been hastily buried mid-battle in massed graves; some were mutilated beyond recogni... read more

Missing in Action: The Extraordinary Untold Story of Australia's World War 1 War Graves and the Great Scandal of the Body Searchers

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 Australian Military

Australia is a remote nation, tucked away in the southernhemisphere with a tiny population compared to their denselypopulated neighbours to the North. Despite this, over the past twohundred years the Austrian military has punched well above itsweight, ear... read more

History of the Australian Military

Published to widespread media attention, The Long Nightfollows the tremendous journey of legendary American journalist William L. Shirer. During the 1930s, Shirer brought the events in Europeto the English speaking world... read more

The Long Night: William L. Shirer and the Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

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 World War 1

Series:Casemate Short History

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Fighter Aces : Knights of the Sky

'God help our poor planet in the grip of this madness!' As one of the world's most famous children's writers, Astrid Lindgren championed the qualities of courage, hope, love and resistance; and her preoccupation with these qualities was alrea... read more

A World Gone Mad: The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren, 1939-45

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 World War 1

"Australia's official war correspondent during WWI, Charles Bean was also Australia's first official war historian and the driving force behind the creation of the Australian War Memorial. Famously criticised for his deliberate myth-making as editor of The Anzac Book, ... read more

Charles Bean: Man, Myth, Legacy

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 World War 1

Monash in his own words . . . Long before this letter can possibly reach you, great events which will stir the whole world and go down in history will have happened, to the eternal glory of Australia and all who have participated. -John Monash, 24 April 1915 These e... read more

War Letters of General Monash

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 Australian Military

From battling pirates to tracking down gun runners, drug smugglers and terrorists; the high energy exploits and explosive adventures of the Australian Navy in the Arabian Gulf. From Ian McPhedran, best-selling author of The Amazing SAS, Soldiers Without Borders and Too Bold... read more

The Smack Track