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Author: written by members of the Volunteer Defence Corps and published for them by the Australian War Memorial, Canberra as one of the WWII series.
Publisher: The Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT 1944 FIRST EDITION hardcover quarto with dj, 172 pages, articles, coloured plates, illustrations, cartoons, illust enprs.
Condition:Crisp cloth-bound grey hardcover with a bright red title to spine & front cover, no inscriptions, vslight age-toning to ROBUST pages, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in a damaged but intact GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with tears esp at spine.
Description: The scarce VDC edition with an ever scarcer dustjacket. From the series published by the Australian War Memorial to remind & inspire WWII veterans and their families. Includes articles and artwork by members, who are only identified by their Service No.
Author: published by the Australian War Memorial 1950 with text, map and black & white photos. HMAS -3rd Battalion RAR - 77 Squadron RAAF
Publisher: published looseleaf by the Australian War Memorial 1950 from information and material from RAN and RAAF sources. 16 Pages unbound.
Condition:Unbound 8 double-page insert with 2 metal staples, inserted into the publication AS YOU WERE 1950, robust with water stains INTACT, in GOOD Minus condition. Pages 173 to page 188 inclusive
Description: Korea 1950: RAN Ships HMAS Bataan, Warramunga and Shoalhaven ( with Photos), 3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment ( with photos),77, 38 & No. 1 Squadrons, RAAF (with photos), also the RAAF in Malaya with photos. This SCARCE supplement is HARD-TO-FIND
Author: Published by the New South Wales University Study Group on Vietnam in 1966 - VIETNAM WAR HISTORY - Foreword by Bishop Moyes --The MORATORIUM MOVEMENT
Publisher: University Study Group on Vietnam, 48 Milling St., Gladesville, NSW. Paperback 8vo, 150 pages, 3 parts,10 chapters, facsimile documents,speeches, chronology, index.
Condition:Crisp paperback, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions.
Description: Pre-history, The French colony, History of Vietnam, The Geneva Conference 1954,The National Liberation Front, Escalation of war, Australia's commitment, Historical documents, interpretations by Rt. Hon. Paul Hasluck, Hon A. Calwell and Mr Gregory Clarke.
Author: issued by the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1955.
Publisher: published by the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1955, New Revised Edition, first published in 1941, 139 pages, 13 chapters plus a fold-out plan of the building
Condition:Printed blue hardcover with title to spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with very minor cover-wear. The fold-out plan is intact .
Description: The Assembly;l The Hall of Memory; The Naval Galleries; Gallipoli; Palestine; The Aeroplane Hall; Medical; France & Belgium; Uniforms and Trophies (Menin Gate); France; 1939-1945; The Gun Galleries; Heavy Armaments and Tank Gallery.
Author: Paul Ham,the author of "Kokoda".Australian correspondent to the London SUNDAY TIMES. A detailed examination of the Vietnam War from an Australian view
Publisher: pub HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd Date of Publication 01/08/2008 Language : English Format : Paperback ISBN-10 0732287804 ISBN-13 9780732287801
Condition:Very large 814 page softcover, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION without a dj, with an "EX-LIBRIS" name plate to the front endpaper, slight ageing to robust pages.
Description: This sweeping account draws on hundreds of unpublished sources and interviews with soldiers, politicians, medical practitioners, aid providers, entertainers and the Vietnamese people to reconstruct the history of Australia in the 10-year Vietnamese War.
Author: by David Mulligan KOKODA TRAIL TRACK NEW GUINEA WWII Foreword by Governor General of Australia, His Excellency Major General Michael Jeffery
Publisher: Lothian Books, Melbourne, 2006, First Edition, softcover 8vo, 208pp., B/W photos, 25 Chapters
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & front cover, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with previous owner's name to front endpaper.
Description: This book describes the horrific experiences of the 39th Battalion on the Kokoda Track/Trail, both movingly and interestingly, as seen through the eyes of two adolescent boys - one Papuan and one Australian - who are close friends.
Author: Susan Johnson (Historian and writer)and Lindsay Nation MA ( historian)
Publisher: N.S.W. University Press, Sydney, 1989, softdcover large 8vo without dj, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS, 192 pp. including INDEX,
Condition:Card-bound softcover , gilt title to spine & illustrated front cover, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with rubbing and edgewear and a few marks to page edges.
Description: Shadows of War
The Owen Gun
The summer of 1938/9
"Honest" Joe Lyons
Learning & Leisure
War with Germany Australia at War facsimile of The German-Australian Weekly magazine
Author: Peter Fitzsimons (author of NANCY WAKE) SECOND WORLD WAR, AUTRALIAN ARMY, NEW GUINEA, WWII, War Against Japan, KOKODA TRACK
Publisher: Hodder, Sydney, 2004, reprint, 1st pub. 2004, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 490pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, 17 Chapters, Epilogue, Bibliography & INDEX.
Condition:Dark Green cloth-bound hardcover with bright silver title to spine, minimal edgewear, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to front endpaper, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight edgewear.
Description: Moving, gripping and exciting, Peter FitzSimons has written a masterful account of this iconic campaign that will ensure all Australians can understand what a small band of Australian troops achieved high in the New Guinea jungle - and marvel at it.