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  • Australia and the Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was Australias longest and most controversial military commitment of the twentieth century, ending in humiliation for the United States and its allies with the downfall of South Vietnam. The war provoked deep divisions in Australian society and politics, particularly since for the first time young men were conscripted for overseas service in a highly contentious ballot system. The ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Australia and the Vietnam War

    by Peter Edwards ...
    In this landmark book, award-winning historian Peter Edwards skillfully unravels the complexities of the global Cold War, decolonization in Southeast Asia, and Australian domestic politics. The Vietnam War was Australia’s longest and most controversial military commitment of the 20th century, ending in humiliation for the United States and its allies with the downfall of South Vietnam. The war ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The complete story of the Australian war

    For Australians, Vietnam remains one of most difficult - and controversial - wars we have fought. On the fiftieth anniversary of Australia's first involvement comes Vietnam: The Complete Story of the Australian War, for anyone who wishes to understand why Australia went to war, and who wants to make sense of the intensely unrelenting warfare.For Bruce Davies and Gary McKay, the history of Vietnam ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Vietnam

    The Australian War

    by Paul Ham ...
    For the first time this is the full story of Australia's involvement in our longest military campaign'Surely God weeps,' an Australian soldier wrote in despair of the conflict in Vietnam. But no God intervened to shorten the years of carnage and devastation in this most controversial of wars. the ten-year struggle in the rice paddies and jungles of South Vietnam unleashed the most devastating ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • The Nashos' War: Australia's national servicemen and Vietnam

    Australia's national servicemen and Vietnam

    by Mark Dapin ...
    On 10 March 1965, the first nasho's birthdate was drawn from a lottery barrel at the Department of Labour and National Service in Melbourne. Over the next seven years, a total of 63740 young Australian men would be drafted into the army and face the prospect of being sent to war.The nashos came from all walks of life: plumbers and dentists, footballers and musicians, Christians and Jews, willing ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • My Story

    The best-selling autobiography of Australia's favourite military leader and Australia's newest Governor-General.the best-selling autobiography of Australia's favourite military leader and Australia's newest Governor-General. 'this book is my personal story, from boyhood to battlefield and beyond, written in my own words, reflecting on my life.' In 1999, General Peter Cosgrove was thrust into the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Vietnam War: History in an Hour

    by Neil Smith ...
    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.‘War, what is it good for?’ THE VIETNAM WAR: HISTORY IN AN HOUR gives a gripping account of the most important Cold War-era conflict, fought between the United States and the Viet Cong, the Vietnam People’s Army and their Communist allies. It was one of the most traumatic military conflicts America has ever been involved in – and provoked a ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Rhodesian War

    A Military History

    A military history of the former British colony of Southern Rhodesia—now Zimbabwe—spanning from 1890 to the 1970s.In this exciting book, authors Paul Moorcroft and Peter McLaughlin examine the military history of Southern Rhodesia, from the first resistance to colonial rule through the period of UDI by the Smith government to the Lancaster House agreement that transferred power. They recount the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Grey Ghosts

    'We were known to the enemy as "grey ghosts". We could be here, and we could be there.' - 'Sniper'"We were known to the enemy as 'grey ghosts'. We could be here, and we could be there . . . " the Grey Ghosts were New Zealand's Vietnam veterans. their powerful story includes chilling accounts of death, injuries and emotional breakdown, along with the intense comradeship of soldiering, and a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Defending the Lion City

    The armed forces of Singapore

    by Tim Huxley ...
    series THE ARMED FORCES OF ASIA
    Singapore is located in the heart of the Muslim Malay world, yet 78 per cent of its population is ethnically Chinese. The prosperous city-state relies on outside sources for virtually all its water and food; it has no access to the high seas, on which it depends for 85 per cent of its trade, except through its neighbours' waters. Physically linked to Malaysia by a causeway and a bridge, only ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Britain's War

    Into Battle, 1937-1941

    by Daniel Todman ...
    'An energetic, ambitious, provocative work by a young historian of notable gifts, which deserves a wide readership' Max Hastings, The Sunday Times**'Bold and breathtaking... I have never read a more daringly panoramic survey of the period' Jonathan Wright, Herald ScotlandThe most terrible emergency in Britain's history, the Second World War required an unprecedented national effort. An exhausted ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Dingo Firestorm

    The Greatest Battle of the Rhodesian Bush War

    by Ian Pringle ...
    On 23 November 1977, an armada of helicopters and airplanes took off from Rhodesian airbases and crossed the border into Mozambique. Their objective: to attack the headquarters of the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army, where thousands of enemy forces were concentrated. Codenamed Operation Dingo, the raid was planned to coincide with a meeting of Robert Mugabe and his war council at the ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus