True stories of Aussie courage and mateship during World War II From the annals of the RSL come these riveting true stories, written by World War II Diggers, POWs, nurses and other eyewitnesses, that capture the impact of war on those who took part.With eyewit... read more

Great Australian World War II Stories

Established in June 1940, the Long Range Desert Group was the inspiration of scientist and soldier Major Ralph Bagnold, a contemporary of T.E Lawrence who, in the inter-war years, explored the North African desert in a Model T For... read more

The Men Who Made the SAS: The History of the Long Range Desert Group

From the evacuation of France in 1940 to the final dash to Hamburg in 1945, the 5th Royal Tank Regiment were on the front line throughout the Second World War. Theirs was a war that saw them serve in Africa as part of the D... read more


A masterly and concise reinterpretation of one of the seminal events in modern history, by one of the world's foremost military historians. The battle on Sunday 18th June 1815, near Waterloo, Belgium was to be Napoleon's greatest triumph - but it e... read more

Waterloo: The Battle That Brought Down Napoleon

This riveting book follows a small group of Australian front-line soldiers from their enlistment in the dark days of 1940 to the end of World War II. No ordinary soldiers, they were members of Don Company of the Second 4... read more

An Australian Band of Brothers: Don Company, Second 43rd Battalion, 9th Division


 Non-World Wars

Series:Knickerbocker Classics

Collected in this elegant volume are four of the most important and influential military and political treatises in history. Originally written for a specific purpose, the principles conveyed through these strategy texts are univ... read more

The Art of War: The Quintessential Collection of Military Strategy

For four centuries the Royal Navy made Britain the most powerful nation on earththe true ruler of the waves. But its impact goes far beyond battles on the high seas. This lavishly illustrated tie-in to a major BBC series follows the progre... read more

Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World


 World War 1

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The First World War


 Australian Military

From battling pirates to tracking down gun runners, drug smugglers and terrorists; the high energy exploits and explosive adventures of the Australian Navy in the Arabian Gulf. From Ian McPhedran, best-selling author of The Amazing SAS, Soldiers Without Borders and Too Bold... read more

The Smack Track


 World War 1

Australia's official war correspondent during WWI, Charles Bean was also Australia's first official war historian and the driving force behind the creation of the Australian War Memorial. Famously criticised for his deliberate myth-making as editor of The Anzac Book, B... read more

Charles Bean: Man, Myth, Legacy

Voices from the Napoleonic Wars reveals in telling detail the harsh lives of soldiers at the turn of the eighteenth century and in the early years of the nineteenth - the poo... read more

Voices from the Napoleonic Wars: From Waterloo to Salamanca, 14 Eyewitness Accounts of a Soldier's Life in the Early 1800s