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 World War 2

From the annals of the RSL come these riveting true stories, written by a host of ordinary Australians - Diggers, POWs, nurses, entertainers, sailors, airmen and many more - that capture the impact of war on those who took part. With eyewitness accounts rangin... read more

Great Australian World War II Stories

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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 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

The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft with a two-man crew that served during and after the Second World War. It was one of few operational front-line aircraft of the era constructed almost entirely of wood... read more

The Mosquito Pocket Manual: All marks in service 1941-1945

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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

'For the first time Australia speaks, not for herself alone, but for the whole British Commonwealth.' So wrote a journalist about the Tokyo trials of the Japanese military for war crimes. Australia played a key ... read more

Stern Justice: The Forgotten Story of Australia, Japan and the Pacific War Crimes Trials

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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

A dramatic and revelatory new account of the final days in Hitler's bunker, based on new access to previously unseen Soviet archives. After two years of nonstop negotiations with the Russian authorities, Jean-Christophe Brisard and Lana Parshina were granted access to secret fi... read more

The Death of Hitler - The Final Word on the Ultimate Cold Case: The Search for Hitler s Body

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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

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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 World War 1

Series:Casemate Short History

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Fighter Aces : Knights of the Sky

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 Australian Military

The gripping account of how Australia's greatest warship was lost and found. 'We just found Sydney. We've got it. It's absolutely crystalclear. She's sitting upright in a small debris field. There's no doubt about it.' 
For sixty-six years it was Australi... read more

Sinking of HMAS Sydney