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  • Queen Bees

    Six Brilliant and Extraordinary Society Hostesses Between the Wars – A Spectacle of Celebrity, Talent, and Burning Ambition

    by Siân Evans ...
    'ENORMOUS FUN' GUARDIAN'SO ENTERTAINING' THE TIMES'GOSSIPY, LIGHT AND FUN' TLS***Queen Bees***looks at the lives of six remarkable women who made careers out of being society hostesses, including Lady Astor, who went on to become the first female MP, and Mrs Greville, who cultivated relationships with Edward VII, as well as Lady Londonderry, Lady Cunard, Laura Corrigan and Lady Colefax. Writ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Gallipoli

    by Les Carlyon ...
    The definitive work and national bestseller"The book of the year" Alan Ramsey, Sydney Morning HeraldLes Carlyon's ***Gallipoli***is the epic story of the fighting men who forged the legend of Anzac in 1915.Taking the reader behind the lines and into the trenches, Gallipoli not only brings an infamous battlefield to vivid life but puts poignant breath in the bones of the ordinary heroes who lived ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Delta Force

    A Memoir by the Founder of the U.S. Military's Most Secretive Special-Operations Unit

    The only insider′s account ever written on America′s most powerful weapon in the war against terrorism ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty: The Last Naval Hero

    An Intimate Biography

    Admiral Beatty was beyond doubt the best known fighting Admiral, perhaps the best known military leader, of the First World War. His conduct at Heligoland Bight and Dogger Bank, and later at Jutland, caught the public imagination, while his role as Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Fleet in taking into custody the German High Sea Fleet in November 1918 associated him with perhaps the most tangible ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow

    Volume IV: 1917, Year of Crisis

    series From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow
    The five volumes that constitute Arthur Marder's From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow represented arguably the finest contribution to the literature of naval history since Alfred Mahan. A J P Taylor wrote that 'his naval history has a unique fascination. To unrivalled mastery of sources he adds a gift of simple narrative . . . He is beyond praise, as he is beyond cavil.'

The five volumes were ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow

    Volume V: Victory and Aftermath January 1918-June 1919

    series From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow
    The five volumes that constitute Arthur Marder's From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow represented arguably the finest contribution to the literature of naval history since Alfred Mahan. A J P Taylor wrote that 'his naval history has a unique fascination. To unrivalled mastery of sources he adds a gift of simple narrative . . . He is beyond praise, as he is beyond cavil.'

The five volumes were ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Churchill and the Admirals

    series Pen & Sword Military Classics
    Winston Churchill enjoyed two stints as First Lord of the Admiralty, at the start of the First World War and at the start of the Second. He retained close interest in naval matters, especially as the defeat of the U-boat menace was so vital in both wars to maintain the vital supplies so necessary for Britain's war efforts. Indeed, Churchill later said that this was the only thing that had ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow, Volume III

    Jutland and After May to December 1916

    Volume III in this definitive WWI naval history presents an in-depth analysis of the Battle of Jutland, with a new introduction by historian Barry Gough.Arthur Marder's five-volume history From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow is one of the finest contributions to naval history, chronicling the dramatic conflicts of the First World War with an “unrivalled mastery of sources” and “a gift of simple ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Jasta Boelcke

    The History of Jasta 2, 1916–1918

    by Norman Franks ...
    An account of the renowned German fighter unit in World War I, “a wonderful journey through these pilots’ lives, in victory and defeat” (Aerodrome).As August drew to a close in 1916, the German Air Service was reeling almost helplessly towards inevitable defeat on the Somme. The Artillery and Feldflieger Abteilungen, the Kampfstaffeln, had been quickly reduced to relative impotency by the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • No Empty Chairs

    The Short and Heroic Lives of the Young Aviators Who Fought and Died in the First World War

    by Ian Mackersey ...
    The 1914-18 conflict narrated through the voices of the men whose combat was in the air.'This moving book uses letters and diaries to evoke the terrible cost of such warfare...Sleepless nights, separated lovers and grieving parents are recalled with painful immediacy in this meticulously researched tribute to those who died or were lucky enough to survive' DAILY MAILThe empty chairs belonged, all ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Berlin

    Life and Loss in the City That Shaped the Century

    **The Sunday Times-bestselling author of Dresden returns with a monumental biography of the city that defined the twentieth century - Berlin'I loved this book . . . apposite and wise . . . To anyone who knows Berlin a little and is fascinated by it, but would like to understand it better, this is a wonderful aid' David Aaronovitch, The TimesThroughout the twentieth century, Berlin stood at the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Victory at Sea: History of the Naval Combat in WW1

    American Destroyers in Action, Decoying Submarines to Destruction & Other Naval Actions

    This eBook edition of "The Victory at Sea: History of the Naval Combat in WW1" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. This 1921 Pulitzer Prize awarded history has been written in response to a demand for some account of the generally very misunderstood German submarine campaign in the World War I and particularly of the means by which it ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Russia

    Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921

    by Antony Beevor ...
    'The book is a masterpiece' The Spectator'A gripping narrative history of one of the most complex episodes in modern Russian history' Sunday Times'Antony Beevor's Russia is a masterpiece of history' Daily TelegraphBetween 1917 and 1921 a devastating struggle took place in Russia following the collapse of the Tsarist empire. Many regard this savage civil war as the most influential event of the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Tag

    a novel

    by Barry Heard ...
    As a lad in the high country of eastern Victoria, Tag Wardell shows an extraordinary gift with animals: he is followed to school by his pets; his rapport with his horse, Dimble, becomes the talk of the district; and he even manages to befriend a mob of brumbies during an adventure with his schoolmates in the Dargo high plains.Later, when he becomes a blacksmith, locals come to watch him at work, ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Bill the Bastard

    The story of Australia's greatest war horse

    by Roland Perry ...
    Bill was massive. He had power, intelligence and unmatched courage. In performance and character he stood above all the other 200,000 Australian horses sent to the Middle East in the Great War. But as war horses go he had one serious problem. No one could ride him but one man - Major Michael Shanahan. Some even thought Bill took a sneering pleasure in watching would-be riders hit the dust.Bill the ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • In Great Spirits

    Archie Barwick's WWI Diary - from Gallipoli to the Western Front and Home Again

    An Aussie soldier's diary of the first World War - by turns compelling, illuminating, funny, touching and sad - and absolutely unputdownable.Archie Albert Barwick was an enthusiastic young 24 year old when he joined the First AIF in late August 1914 - his service number was 914. When he learnt that he'd been accepted into the army, he was so happy he turned two somersaults for pure joy. this is ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Monash's Masterpiece

    The battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the world

    The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WWI. A largely Australian force, commanded by the brilliant Sir John Monash, fought what has been described as the first modern battle - where infantry, tanks, artillery and planes operated together as a coordinated force.Monash planned every detail meticulously, with nothing left ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Monash

    The Outsider Who Won A War

    by Roland Perry ...
    ‘Compelling and wholly absorbing... among the most remarkable Australians of his time’ Senator Bob Carr, Foreign Affairs MinisterAustralian general Sir John Monash changed the way wars were fought and won. When the British and German high commands of the First World War failed to gain ascendency after fours years of slaughter never before seen in human history, Monash used innovative techniques ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Anzac Girls

    The extraordinary story of our World War I nurses

    by Peter Rees ...
    The harrowing, dramatic and profoundly moving story of the Australian and New Zealand nurses who served in the Great War. Now a major six-part television series.By the end of the Great War, forty-five Australian and New Zealand nurses had died on overseas service and over two hundred had been decorated. These were the women who left for war looking for adventure and romance but were soon ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Australian Light Horse

    The magnificent Australian force and its decisive victories in Arabia in World War I

    by Roland Perry ...
    Book 2 - Hachette Military Collection
    First raised during the Boer War, the Light Horse attracted many from the outback - men who knew how to survive and fight in hot and dry country, and who had a special bond with their horses.Battle-hardened at Gallipoli, by the time the men arrived in Palestine they were more than ready to play their critical role in Colonel Lawrence's defeat of the Turks (in the face of the British High Command's ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Thunder At Dawn

    An unputdownable naval adventure

    by Alan Evans ...
    Book 1 - The Commander Cochrane Smith Naval Thrillers
    A heart-pounding First World War naval thriller featuring the rebel Captain Cochrane Smith.1917: After three years, the outcome of the Great War is poised on a knife-edge. David Cochrane Smith, captain of the armoured cruiser HMS Thunder, is patrolling off the coast of South America. But then he attacks and sinks the Gerda, a neutral ship in a neutral port.Smith already has a reputation as a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Testament of Youth

    by Vera Brittain ...
    'A haunting elegy for a lost generation' THE TIMESThis classic memoir of the First World War - including an afterword by Kate Mosse OBE.'Sublimely moving... this is a truly great book' DAILY MAIL'A heartbreaking account of the impact of the First World War' SUNDAY TIMES**'**Vera Brittain's heart-rending account of the way her generation's lives changed is still as shocking and moving as ever'< ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Last Explorer

    Hubert Wilkins, Australia's Unknown Hero

    by Simon Nasht ...
    ‘A superb book – every Australian should read it.’ - Dick SmithThe gripping story of one of the greatest explorers of the 20th Century.Hubert Wilkins was truly the last - and one of the greatest - explorers. And much more than that.Born in South Australia, he spent much of his life outside the country - but always remained an Australian.He travelled through every continent and was a pioneer of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Sleepwalkers

    How Europe Went to War in 1914

    The pacy, sensitive and formidably argued history of the causes of the First World War, from acclaimed historian and author Christopher ClarkSUNDAY TIMES and INDEPENDENT BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2012The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD