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            Soon
             

            Soon (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gleitzman, Morris

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            After the Nazis took my parents I was scared. After they killed my best friend I was angry. After I joined the partisans and helped defeat the Nazis I was hopeful. Soon, I said, we'll be safe. I was wrong. Soon continues the incredibly moving story of Felix, a Jewish boy still st...ruggling to survive in the wake of the liberation of Poland after the end of World War Two.
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            ISBN 9780670078875
            Published AU 24 Jun 2015
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Fighters Across Frontiers: Transnational Resistance in Europe, 1936-48
             

            Fighters Across Frontiers: Transnational Resistance in Europe, 1936-48 (Hardback)

            Edited by Gildea, Robert; Tames, Ismee

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              1 Jan 21

            This landmark book reveals that resistance to occupation by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy during the Second World War was not narrowly delineated by country but startlingly international. Tens of thousands of fighters, including communists, Jews and POWs, joined networks across ...Europe, greatly affecting the course of the long Second World War. -- .
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            ISBN 9781526151247
            Released AU 1 Jan 2021
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Lost Diggers

            The Lost Diggers (Paperback)

            By Coulthart, Ross

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            'It's a treasure trove. It's previously unknown, candid images of our troops just out of the line. Men with the fear and experiences of battle written on their faces.' General Sir Peter Cosgrove In this beautiful new edition of the bestseller The Lost Diggers, investigative journ...alist Ross Coulthart, winner of the PM's Literary Award for History, brings together stunning images of Western Front diggers and the amazing stories behind them. A trove of portraits taken by photographers Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in the tiny French town of Vignacourt just behind the front lines were discovered a century later by Coulthart. The collection of glass plates has been hailed as one of the most important First World War discoveries ever made. Every face tells an extraordinary story - some battle-weary and haunted; others enjoying a brief break from war. Now after years of meticulous research and with the help of descendants, Coulthart can reveal many of the previously untold stories behind many of the 330-plus diggers portrayed. Fully revised and expanded, this paperback edition includes a wealth of new information including soldiers newly identified with the aid of their families. 'These stunning black and white photographs stand as mute, yet eloquent, witness to the courage of soldiers and the horror of war ...Remarkably informative, beautifully illustrated and thoroughly researched ...' - Ross Fitzgerald, Sydney Morning Herald
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            ISBN 9781460752081
            Published AU 19 Sep 2016
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Sabotage Diaries
             

            The Sabotage Diaries (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Barnes, Katherine

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            Based on the wartime diaries of New Zealand soldier and saboteur Tom Barnes, this account of thrilling WWII wartime deeds deep behind enemy lines in Greece is based on fact but reads like fiction.

            ISBN 9780732298791
            Published AU 27 Apr 2015
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Tobruk 75th Anniversary Edition

            Tobruk 75th Anniversary Edition (Paperback, 75th Anniversary ed.)

            By Fitzsimons, Peter

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            The definitive account of when Australia's famed Rats of Tobruk they took on General Erwin Rommel, The Desert Fox. The classic story of 1941's Battle of Tobruk, in which more than 15,000 Australian troops - backed by British artillery - fought in excruciating desert heat through ...eight long months, against Rommel's formidable Afrika Korps. During the dark heart of World War II, when Hitler turned his attention to conquering North Africa, a distracted and far-flung Allied force could not give its all to the defence of Libya. So the job was left to the roughest, toughest bunch that could be mustered: the Australian Imperial Force. The AIF's defence of the harbour city of Tobruk against the Afrika Korps' armoured division is not only the stuff of Australian legend, it is one of the great battles of all time, as against the might of General Rommel and his Panzers, the Australians relied on one factor in particular to give them the necessary strength against the enemy: mateship. Drawing on extensive source material - including diaries and letters, many never published before - this extraordinary book, written in Peter FitzSimons' highly readable style, is the definitive account of this remarkable chapter in Australia's history.
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            ISBN 9781460751916
            Published AU 21 Mar 2016
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Unseen Anzac: How An Enigmatic Explorer Created Australia's World War I Photographs

            The Unseen Anzac: How An Enigmatic Explorer Created Australia's World War I Photographs (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Maynard, Jeff

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            ISBN 9781925321494
            Published AU 3 Apr 2017
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Cold War: 1945 - 1991

            The Cold War: 1945 - 1991 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Edition)

            By Smith, Joseph A.

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            This edition provides two new chapters covering superpower relations in the 1970s and the developments of the 1980s that led to the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Eastern bloc. The book also now contains a fuller chronology and suggestions for further reading.

            ISBN 9780631191384
            Released AU 2 Oct 1997
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Historical Association Studies
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            A Long Petal of the Sea: 'Allende's finest book yet' - now a Sunday Times bestseller

            A Long Petal of the Sea: 'Allende's finest book yet' - now a Sunday Times bestseller (Hardback)

            By Allende, Isabel

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            That September 2, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever change...d. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser Bruguera, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile. When opportunity to seek refuge in Chile arises, they take it, boarding a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to the promised `long petal of sea and wine and snow' over the seas. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction about hope, exile and belonging, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers.
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            ISBN 9781526615909
            Released AU 21 Jan 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Homage to Catalonia

            Homage to Catalonia (Paperback)

            By Orwell, George; Introduction by Symon, Julian

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            Includes cynical betrayals the revolutionary euphoria of Barcelona, the courage of ordinary Spanish men and women the author fought alongside, the terror and confusion of the front, his near-fatal bullet wound and the vicious treachery of his supposed allies.

            ISBN 9780141393025
            Released AU 11 Feb 2013
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Penguin Modern Classics
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            Terror From the Sky: The Bombing of German Cities in World War II
             

            Terror From the Sky: The Bombing of German Cities in World War II (Hardback)

            Edited by Primoratz, Igor

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            In this first interdisciplinary study of this contentious subject, leading experts in politics, history, and philosophy examine the complex aspects of the terror bombing of German cities during World War II. The contributors address the decision to embark on the bombing campaign,... the moral issues raised by the bombing...
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            ISBN 9781845456870
            Released AU 23 Jun 2010
            Publisher Berghahn Books
            Interest Age 19+ years
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