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Author: Edited for the Board of Management of the Australian War Memorial by Norman Bartlett
Publisher: . Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT, 1957, 2nd edition, 294pp., hardcover quarto with dj, 12 chapters, first-hand reports, colour frontisp. plate, b/w photos.
Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in a scarce, intact, unclipped, GOOD DUSTJACKET with minimal rubbing which has been protected in clear, non-adhesive plastic.
Description: 77 squadron
The battle of Kapyong
MIGs v. Meteors
Yellow Sea blockade
The retreat from the north 1950
1st Batallion, RAR
2nd Batallion RAR
3rd Batallion RAR
Author: Lex McAulay author of The Battle of Long Tan and the Battle of Coral AUSTRALIAN MILITARY HISTORY BOOK
Publisher: Hutchinson, Sydney, 1989, FIRST EDITION, 147pp., hardcover quarto with dj, 8 chapters, 3 appends, maps, b/w illustrations & photos, red endpapers, Index
Condition:Crisp olive cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing
Description: A pictorial presentation of the Australian involvement in the war in Vietnam, Field Operations, Awards and Decorations, Roll of Honour
Photos sourced from beyond the Australian War Memorial.
Author: MARK JOHNSTON
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Melbourne 1996 1st Edition Hard Cover 261 pages with B/W photos, 8vo with dj, 3 parts, 11 chapters, illustr. appends, notes Tables &Index
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright silver title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped,GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing.
Description: At The FrontLine draws on a plethora of letters, diaries and documents written by over 300 Australian soldiers in the field to present a picture of the hardships and triumphs of their wartime experience.
Author: Robert Hyslop ( ANU Public Service Fellow, SEATO Deputy Secretary-General)
Publisher: The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1973, FIRST EDITION, 254pp., hardcover 8vo with dj, 9 chapters, appendix, glossary, bibliog., Index.
Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing.
Description: The relationship between ministers & their advisers in the formulation & execution of policy.
All aspects covered including relations with the Board of Admiralty.
Taken from Papers & Departmental Records. From Federation to WWII's outbreak.
Author: TOM FRAME Foreword by The Honourable Paul Keating MP (Ex) Prime Minister of Australia
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Sydney, 1992 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 200pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, 15 Chapters, Maps and Figures, Bibliography & INDEX
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, the previous owner's lovely bookplate to fr.paste-down, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minimal edgewear in clear plastic.
Description: Surveys Australian-American contact in the late eighteenth, the nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries before examining the shared experiences of World War II. From Pearl Harbour to VJ Day the two nations' destinies were inextricably intertwined.
Author: by Edwin J Ornstien
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, London, 1981, 159 pp., hardcover 8vo with dj, 10 chapters
Condition:Olive cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped,GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing.
Description: Written as fiction, with ficticious characters. However, written by Edwin Ornstien, who was imprisoned by the Japanese for 3 1/2 years about an insignificant incident during the construction of the Burma - Thailand Railway of Death & retribution.
Author: Allan Ashbolt
Publisher: Australasian Book Society, Sydney, 1974. Hardback with dj. 1st Edition. Octavo Size. 400 pages, 3 parts, appendix, pastiche of press cuttings.
Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, no inscriptions, mild foxing to endpapers and page edges, mild age-toning to robust pages in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing
Description: Ashbolt's 'experience' took place in the 1960s and '70s when , as an ABC senior executive and program producer, he was also a leading activist in the anti-war movement and outspoken critic of Australian govenrment policy.
Author: Barney Roberts with Illistrations by Adrian Young. Maps. (illustrator). Foreword by Manning Clark.
Publisher: Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Hard Cover. 1985. 189 pp, tinted end-papers, b&w photographic and line illustrations, detailed text, poems.
Condition:Crisp brown cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped VERY GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing. No inscriptions or names.
Description: Tasmanian born Roberts was taken prisoner in Greece, transported to Yugoslavia, was imprisoned at the Marburg Camp later working as a farm labourer in Austria One of the few accounts of life as a POW by an Australian in WW2.