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Book Id: 04mha01348

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Title: Australians at War in the Sudan 1885 THE REHEARSAL by K S Inglis. The 700-man contingent to Africa after Gordon's death.

Author: K S Inglis, Professor of History at the Australian National University.

Publisher: Kevin Weldon/Rigby, Sydney, 1985, FIRST EDITION, hardcover quarto with dj,8 chapters, notes, documentation, index, frontispiece plate & many photos and illustrations

Condition:Crisp red card-bound illustrated hardcover with title to both spine & cover, no inscriptions, TIGHT, STRAIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD plus CONDITION inan unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing and edgewear, and a small closed tear at the rear.

Description: A very well-illustrated account of a rare Australian incursion in Africa.The book tells of how the 700-man Sudan contingent was formed, how its members fared at the war, and how their experience was interpreted by politicians, writers, photograhers.

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Book Id: 04mha01294

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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.

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Book Id: 04mha01288

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Title: Australia KOREAN WAR supplement to AS YOU WERE 1950 Australian War Memorial SCARCE addition HARD-To-FIND 16 loose pages

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

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Book Id: 04mha01256

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Title: VIETNAM WAR & AUSTRALIA published by the NSW University Study Group 1966 History - Documents Interpretations Speeches

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.

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Book Id: 04mha01204

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Title: Australian War Memorial Guide published in 1955 with B/W photos and a fold-out map. C.E.W. Bean, Chairman of the Board

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.

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Book Id: 04mha01186

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Title: Vietnam: The Australian War by Paul Ham (Paperback, 2008) study of Australian Military involvement in the Vietnam War

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.

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Book Id: 04mha01180

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Title: WWII ANGELS of KOKODA by David Mulligan 2006 First Edition NOVEL of the AUSTRALIAN BATTLES on Kokoda in New Guinea

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.

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Book Id: 04mha01167

Price: $14.60

Title: WWII World War Two AUSTRALIA in 1939 by Johnston Pre-War & WW2 HISTORY PHOTOS & analysis of 1939 in Australia.

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 Social Conditions The Owen Gun The summer of 1938/9 Womens' Fashions Flying Boats "Honest" Joe Lyons Learning & Leisure Refugees arrive War with Germany Australia at War facsimile of The German-Australian Weekly magazine

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