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            Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore
              

            Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Broadbent, Harvey; Foreword by Cosgrove, Peter

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            This book seeks to convey the story of Gallipoli to Australians of all ages. On 25 April, 1915, Allied troops stormed the cliffs of Gallipoli. Twenty-eight thousand Australians were killed and wounded in the bloody, eight-month campaign. Gallipoli is now regarded as a defining ep...isode in Australian history.
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            ISBN 9780143011330
            Published AU 30 Mar 2009
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Tobruk 1941
             

            Tobruk 1941 (Paperback)

            By Wilmot, Chester

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            With a distinctive mix of vigour and intelligence that made him a celebrated correspondent during and after the Second World War, Wilmot here tells the sotyr of the fighting in and around Tobruk from January to December 1941.

            ISBN 9780143008521
            Published AU 29 Jun 2009
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            ANZAC
             

            ANZAC (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pelvin, Richard

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            This beautifully illustrated book is a moving pictorial record of World War I as experienced by the Anzacs, the soldiers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. Over 500 rarely seen photos, historic maps, letters and diaries from the Australian War Memorial archives, as wel...l as detailed captions and illustrated timelines bring to life the Anzac story as experienced by the ordinary soldier. Additional perspectives are gained from official war historian Charles Bean, journalist Keith Murdoch, commanding officer at Gallipoli Lt, General Sir William Birdwood and Prime Minister William Hughes. Anzac conveys not only the horrors of war and the hardships experienced by the Anzacs, but also the dignity, bravery, valour and humanity they came to embody.
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            ISBN 9781740666244
            Published AU 1 Apr 2008
            Publisher Hardie Grant Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Night Lessons in Little Jerusalem

            Night Lessons in Little Jerusalem (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Unabridged edition)

            By Held, Rick

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            The hero of this book was not a saint, nor even a tzadik - the nearest Jewish equivalent - but he was a hero. Someone who risked his own life to make a difference to the life of another. Were his motives selfless? No. He was after all flesh and blood. A man. And a very young one.... But life is not black and white. Heroes are not without their flaws. This is his story. Tholdi is a romantic. A musical prodigy whose brilliant future is extinguished when the horror unfolding across Europe arrives at his door. One day he's captivated by the beautiful, mysterious Lyuba who he meets on his sixteenth birthday; the next he wakes to the terrors of war as the Nazi-allied Romanians attack his town of Czernowitz. A ghetto is built to imprison the town's Jews before herding them onto trains bound for the concentration camps of Transnistria. With each passing day, Tholdi and his parents await their turn. And then Fate intervenes, giving them all a reprieve. At the weaving mill Tholdi secures work that spares him. He is elated. Until he discovers the two brothers who run the mill are Nazi collaborators hiding a terrible secret: the threat of transportation remains. When Tholdi sees one of the brothers with Lyuba, he glimpses a way to save himself and his family. But the stakes of his gamble are high. Will Lyuba be the key to their survival, or will Tholdi's infatuation with her become a dangerous obsession that guarantees their death? Night Lessons in Little Jerusalem is an unforgettable debut novel of war, family and love.
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            ISBN 9780733641664
            Published AU 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Hachette
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            Anzac Ted
             

            Anzac Ted (Hardback)

            By Landsberry, Belinda

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            ISBN 9781921966569
            Published AU 27 Jan 2015
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Moonlite: The Tragic Love Story of Captain Moonlite and the Bloody End of the Bushrangers
              

            Moonlite: The Tragic Love Story of Captain Moonlite and the Bloody End of the Bushrangers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Linnell, Garry

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              29 Sep 20

            They cut his thick beard from his face a few days ago and now the rope will have to do its work around the stubble on his neck. It's early on the morning of 20 January 1880 as Andrew George Scott, one of Australia's last genuine bushrangers, is led to the gallows. Nosey Bob, the ...Sydney hangman, has been told Scott's weight and height. He's also measured the drop and checked the rope a dozen times. A man can't be too sure these days. He's botched a few hangings over the years, has Bob, his victims writhing and squirming for ages at the end of the rope. This one he needs to get right. Can't have the tabloids and the public saying he stuffed up when it came to stretching the neck of Captain Moonlite. Scott, the self-declared Captain Moonlite, is a shadow of the man who, along with his gang, had held up the Wantabadgery station, 30 miles out of Gundagai, just a few months earlier. He is gaunt and lean and there is fear in his eyes. Around one of his fingers he wears a ring woven from the hair of the true love of his life, James Nesbitt, a young man he had met in prison a few years earlier. The business at Wantabadgery where Moonlite's gang had held up to 40 people hostage ended with a shootout with the police - a bad one - and Nesbitt had been gunned down during the firefight. No-one could quite believe what happened next. That was the end of Moonlite. He fell to his knees and cradled Nesbitt in his arms, weeping inconsolably and kissing him passionately. In prison Moonlite has penned a letter that will not be found for more than a century. My dying wish is to be buried beside my beloved James Nesbitt, the man with whom I was united by every tie which could bind human friendship, he writes. We were one in hopes, in heart and soul and this unity lasted until he died in my arms. The story of Captain Moonlite is largely unknown in Australia. Yet it is one of the most incredible tales to emerge out of the 19th century when a young and largely lawless nation was held to rans
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            ISBN 9780143795773
            Released AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Tiger Battalion 507: Eyewitness Accounts from Hitler's Regiment

            Tiger Battalion 507: Eyewitness Accounts from Hitler's Regiment (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Schneider, Helmut; Foreword by Forczyk, Robert

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            'May the army of millions of dead of all nations bear witness to humanity for the hope that future generations may learn to discard war as the best way to resolve their differences.' - Helmut Schneider This is the little-known story of Heavy Panzer (Tiger) Battalion 507 told thro...ugh the recollections of the men who fought with the unit. The book was conceived during a reunion of the '507' at Rohrdorf in 1982, where it was agreed to set up an editorial committee under Helmut Schneider, himself a veteran of the battalion, to search for as many survivors of the unit as possible and gather their reminiscences. The resulting account is a treasure trove of first-hand material, from personal memories, diary entries and letters to leave passes, wartime newspaper cuttings, Wehrmacht bulletins and more than 160 photographs. The account follows the unit from its formation in 1943 and the catastrophic events on the Eastern Front, through battles on the Western Front and engagements against the American 3rd Armoured Division to the confusion of retreat, panic-stricken eight and Soviet captivity in the closing stages of the war. Honest and unflinching, this remarkable collection of autobiographies offers a glimpse into life in Hitler's panzer division and is a stark testimony of a generation that sacrificed its best years to the war. This is the first English-language translation of the work.
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            ISBN 9781922387189
            Published AU 5 Aug 2020
            Publisher BIG SKY PUBLISHING
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            Goldfields Girl

            Goldfields Girl (Paperback)

            By Forrestal, Elaine

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            When she moves to the new outback town of Coolgardie to live with flies, red dust and rowdy prospectors, feisty fifteen-year-old Clara Saunders is in search of adventure. A friendship with Jack, the handsome young water carter, is a promising start, but life in the goldfields is ...harsh and is set to test the limits of Clara's fierce determination. Set in 1892, this exciting new adventure for middle readers is based on a true story and rediscovers a forgotten part of Australia's history - the pioneering young women who lived and battled alongside the fossickers and fortune hunters, the bandits and bushrangers, to survive in outback Australia.
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            ISBN 9781925816495
            Published AU 25 Mar 2020
            Publisher Fremantle Press
            Interest Age Children
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            Indigenous Australia for Dummies

            Indigenous Australia for Dummies (Paperback)

            By Behrendt, Larissa; Foreword by Fraser, The Rt Hon. Malcolm

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            A comprehensive, relevant, and accessible look at all aspects of Indigenous Australian history and culture What is The Dreaming? How many different Indigenous tribes and languages once existed in Australia? What is the purpose of a corroboree? What effect do the events of the pas...t have on Indigenous peoples today? Indigenous Australia For Dummies answers these questions and countless others about the oldest race on Earth. It explores Indigenous life in Australia before 1770, the impact of white settlement, the ongoing struggle by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to secure their human rights and equal treatment under the law, and much more. Celebrating the contributions of Indigenous people to contemporary Australian culture, the book explores Indigenous art, music, dance, literature, film, sport, and spirituality. It discusses the concept of modern Indigenous identity and examines the ongoing challenges facing Indigenous communities today, from health and housing to employment and education, land rights, and self-determination. Explores significant political moments?such as Paul Keating's Redfern Speech and Kevin Rudd's apology, and more Profiles celebrated people and organisations in a variety of fields, from Cathy Freeman to Albert Namatjira to the Bangarra Dance Theatre and the National Aboriginal Radio Service Challenges common stereotypes about Indigenous people and discusses current debates, such as a land rights and inequalities in health and education This book will enlighten readers of all backgrounds about the history, struggles and triumphs of the diverse, proud, and fascinating peoples that make up Australia's Indigenous communities. With a foreword by former PM Malcolm Fraser, Indigenous Australia For Dummies is a must-read account of Australia's first people. 'Indigenous Australia For Dummies is an important contribution to the broad debate and to a better understanding of our past history. Hopefully it will influence future events.'?Forme
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            ISBN 9781742169637
            Published AU 5 Apr 2012
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            Zealot: A book about cults

            Zealot: A book about cults (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Digital original)

            By Thornely, Jo

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            Based on the popular Australian podcast ZEALOT, this is a comprehensive look at cults around the world and why people are drawn to them.

            ISBN 9780733640506
            Published AU 26 Feb 2019
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 16+ years
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