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 Non-World Wars

Every day hundreds of people gather at the Australian War Memorial to hear a personal story of love, loss, service and sacrifice. The Last Post profiles some of the 102,800 soldiers whose names are listed on the Memorial's Roll of Honour; it explores how and why we commemorate, an... read more

The Last Post

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 World War 1

The ANZAC tradition was forged on the killing fields of Gallipoli in 1915 and the legend grewthroughout the decades at places such as Tobruk, Singapore, Kokoda and Long Tan. A CENTURY OFANZACS is a pictorial history of Australia's involvement in more than a hundred years of war... read more

A Century of Anzacs

At the end of WWI 45,000 Australians had died on the Western Front. Some bodies had been hastily buried mid-battle in massed graves; some were mutilated beyond recogni... read more

Missing in Action: The Extraordinary Untold Story of Australia's World War 1 War Graves and the Great Scandal of the Body Searchers

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 World War 1

Series:Casemate Short History

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Fighter Aces : Knights of the Sky

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 World War 2

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The Colditz Story

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 World War 1

The remarkable story of Philip Owen Ayton is published for the first time, a century after the war's end.
Working on the Sydney tramways, when the call to join the fight against Germany came Philip was keen for action, and he foun... read more

Hell of a Time: An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great War

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 Non-World Wars

Series:Brief Histories Ser.

The birth pangs of Nazism grew out of the death agony of the Kaiser's Germany. Defeat in World War I and a narrow escape from Communist revolution brought not peace but five chaotic years (1918-1923) of civil war, assassination, plots, putsches and murderous mayhem to Ger... read more

The Birth Of The Nazis

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 World War 1

At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many of them were eager to contribute their skills and expertise to the war effort. For the military establishment, however, the notion of women doctors serving on the battlefiel... read more

Women to the Front

Many chaplains were not permitted to go near the Front in the First World War - others insisted on doing so, like Kenneth Best in the Gallipoli Campaign. Best had no military training before the war but he felt that he could onl... read more

A Prayer for Gallipoli: The Great War Diaries of Chaplain Kenneth Best

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 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, ... read more

Charles Bean: Man, Myth, Legacy

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 World War 1

Monash in his own words . . . Long before this letter can possibly reach you, great events which will stir the whole world and go down in history will have happened, to the eternal glory of Australia and all who have participated. -John Monash, 24 April 1915 These e... read more

War Letters of General Monash

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 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