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The Hindenburg Line #26 Australian Army Campaigns Series

By: Adam Rankin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Big Sky Publishing: 2019

Seller ID: 9781922265036

ISBN: 1922265039

Condition: New


In the last devastating months of the First World War, the British Fourth Army pursued the Germans to their final defensive position - the Hindenburg Line, a formidable series of defensive positions studded with concrete dugouts and thickly set barbed wire. The Hindenburg Line 1918 describes the two fiercely fought set-piece battles which saw Fourth Army break through the German line, paving the way for the final pursuit which ended with the Armistice. The Australian Corps was a pivotal part of the offensive to breach the Hindenburg Line, culminating in the assault to capture Montbrehain, the ... View more info

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Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961-80 #177 Osprey Warrior

By: Neil Grant

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 9781472809629

ISBN: 1472809629

Condition: New


The 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry, was one of the most innovative and successful counter-insurgency units in modern history. Formed as a commando battalion in 1964 after the dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, the RLI was an all-white unit made up of South Africans and men from the UK, Europe and US. It was a key weapon in independent Rhodesia's struggle against the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army and Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army during the bloody Rhodesian Bush War. This comprehensive study explores the unit's dramatic history, revealing th... View more info

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A Bastard of a Place : The Australians in Papua, Kokoda, Milne Bay, Gona, Buna, Sanananda [used book]

By: Peter Brune

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2005

Seller ID: 1741144035

ISBN: 1741144035

Condition: Good


'. . . Brune's book is a timely reminder that despite the warmest alliances, nations sometimes have to stand up and save themselves.' - The Weekend Australian Financial Review '. . . A Bastard of a Place undeniably ranks as the best book ever written about the Aussie battles in Papua . . . Very highly recommended, and certainly one of the best books of the year.' - Bill Stone, Stone + Stone Second World War Books website In 1942 and early 1943 Papua New Guinea was 'a bastard of a place' to fight a war. Peter Brune gives us the final, all-encompassing story of the five battles that changed Aust... View more info

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Tobruk [used book]

By: Peter Fitzsimons

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2006

Seller ID: 003921

ISBN: 0732276454

Condition: Good


"Tobruk" narrates the taking of Tobruk as part of a general thrust in North Africa by Allied forces. A panicked Winston Churchill wrote: "Tobruk seems to be the place to be held to the death without thought of retirement...nothing must hamper the capture of Tobruk". In the dark heart of World War II, when Hitler turned his attentions to conquering North Africa, a distracted and far-flung Allied force could not give its all to the defence of the key city of Tobruk in Libya. So the job was left to the roughest, toughest bunch they could muster. "Tobruk" is the story of an incredible battle in ex... View more info

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Kokoda : 75th Anniversary Edition [used book]

By: Peter Fitzsimons

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2010

Edition: 75th Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 0733619622

ISBN: 0733619622

Condition: Good


Peter FitzSimons' masterful and gripping account of Australia's legendary Kokoda triumph - our most important battle. Acclaimed bestselling author Peter FitzSimons tells the Kokoda story in a gripping, moving story for all Australians: Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II, yet few people know just what happened - and just what our troops achieved. 'for Australians, the battles in Papua New Guinea were the most important ever fought' Paul Keating 'This reads like fiction, but it is all fact.' Lieutenant Allan 'Kanga' Moore, 39th Battalion 'It was just a series of muddy footholds in the m... View more info

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The 36th Australian Infantry Battalion: St. George's English Rifle Regiment, Ike's Marines [used book][out of print][rare]

By: Stan Brigg and Les Brigg

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Australia, 36th Battalion Association: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: A1119

Condition: Good


The 36th Battalion Association Sydney 1967 1st edition., 1967. Hard cover dust wrapper 210pp b&w plates and maps. Dw has several small tears on front. A bit of wear on edges, corners lightly bumped otherwise good. Includes roll of honour and list of those wounded in action. Covers the Battalion's activities in New Guinea and New Britain. View more info