Australian Independent Companies and Commandos 1941-1945Author: Blake, GregoryCode: 56031Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:16/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Australian Independent Companies and the Commandos into which they evolved were unique sub-units of the Australian Army during the Second World War. The very concept of such units was a radical one for the deeply conservative Australian Army.
A century on from the visionAuthor: Gower, SteveCode: 56635Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 440 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:12/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Steve Gower, the highly successful director of the Australian War Memorial from 1996 to 2012, gives a comprehensive account of the development of the Memorial from its inception just over a century ago. The Australian War Memorial also goes behind the scenes to provide insights into the many facets of a major, modern cultural institution.
An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great WarAuthor: Ayton, Philip OwenCode: 56626Price:AU $26.24(was
AU $34.99)Format: Paperback / 416 pages Published date:02/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
One of the last undiscovered personal accounts of an Australian soldier fighting to survive WWI
Johnson finally goes the distance at BathurstAuthor: ChevronCode: 51651Price:AU $29.99Format: DVDPublisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
THE 1989 Tooheys 1000 at Mount Panorama, Bathurst was one of the most memorable days in the careers of Ford heroes Dick Johnson and John Bowe, who swept to an all-the-way victory in their turbo Shell Ford Sierra.
The win was Johnson’s second Bathurst 1000 win though his first over the full 1000-kilometre distance given his win in ......
Sydney's unpatriotic warAuthor: Duffy, MichaelCode: 56622Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
It seems that not even world war could stop crime in Sydney. In fact, World War Noir confirms that war and crime - in the form of sex, drugs, alcohol, racketeering and other illicit activities - go hand in hand.
The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the GreatestCombined Airborne and Amphibious Operation of the Pacific WarAuthor: Bradley, PhillipCode: 56621Price:AU $24.74(was
AU $32.99)Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:01/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
'Java is heaven, Burma is hell, but you never come back alive from New Guinea' - Japanese military saying The capture of Lae was the most complex operation for the Australian army in the Second World War. In many ways it was also a rehearsal for the D-Day invasion of France, with an amphibious landing combined with the first successful ......
Far West & Far EastAuthor: Silver, Lynette RamsayCode: 56624Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 448 pages Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East follows the gripping stories of two different Australiannursing sisters, who overcame the challenging adversities of two very different circumstances.In the 1930s, Marjorie Silver was employed by The Far West Childrens Health Scheme andbecame their first permanent flying sister, based in Bourke. She fought a ......
The Ultimate Guide for the Budget TravellerAuthor: Koch, MikeCode: 55574Price:AU $33.00(was
AU $55.00)Format: Spiral bound / 580 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:20/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The result of 7 years travel and research by a single author, Australia Free 3 is the latest edition of Australia’s best guide on fun travel in Australia on a budget. Other books simply show you where to rest up or camp: fully half of Australia Free’s content is actually about making the best use of your time once you get there.
The Australian Corp and the 100 DaysAuthor: Brune, PeterCode: 56576Price:AU $49.99Format: HardbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:18/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozieres, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt into the Australian Great War psyche. Unfortunately the sheer guts, fortitude and sacrifice of the diggers in those battles had often been wasted by poor leadership and planning. From an Australian perspective, such sacrifice ......
Major James Francis Thomas: The Fourth Victim in the Execution ofLieutenant Harry "breaker" MorantAuthor: Unkles, JamesCode: 56570Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 238 pages Published date:08/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In 1902, three Australian volunteers who served with the British Army during the Anglo Boer War were tried and sentenced for executing Boer combatants. Lieutenants Harry 'Breaker' Morant and Peter Handcock were executed and George Witton sentenced to life imprisonment.
Bentley Drivers Club of AustraliaAuthor: Hay, Dr ClareCode: 51881Price:AU $235.00Format: Hardback / 420 pages Published date:07/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Vintage Bentleys were made by the original Bentley company between 1921 and 1931, when it was under the direction of the great man himself, Mr WO Bentley. This book is the story of his cars that have come to Australia, of the enthusiasts who have owned them and of the club that was established to keep them running, and their stubborn ......
Australians and New Zealanders with Serbs in World War OneAuthor: Pajic, BojanCode: 56569Price:AU $65.00Format: Paperback / 514 pages Published date:07/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australian and New Zealand volunteers were already in Serbia, treating wounded Serbian soldiers and fighting a typhus epidemic, before the ANZACs landed at Gallipoli in 1915. The Gallipoli Campaign sealed Serbia's fate, however, as Germany, Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria moved to secure a land supply corridor to Turkey through Serbia. Australians ......
Z Force to the SAS intelligence operations to cyber warfareAuthor: Macklin, RobertCode: 57468Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:26/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A compelling account of Australia's intelligence organisations and special forces - from the early days of the commandos during World War II through to the SAS of today and the cyber wars of the future. From the co-author of SAS SNIPER.
A Championship Journey BookAuthor: Hodges, TimCode: 56124Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 204 pages Published date:15/02/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Scott McLaughlin is the new young gun of Australian and New Zealand motorsport. He is a star on the rise, and was recently voted the most popular driver in the sport. He is brilliant with the media, brilliant with the fans, and is an absolute weapon behind the wheel. And he is driving for a team that has the backing of Aussie motorsport legend ......
How the 1970s transformed Aussie Motorcycle RacingAuthor: Darryl Flack and Don CoxCode: 55609Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 324 pages Published date:08/02/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The widely acclaimed Race Across The Great Divide explores why Australia became a crucible for some of the best riders in world championship motorcycle history, and how it created the world’s longest-running and most successful race category, Superbikes.
Authors Don Cox and Darryl Flack chronicle motorcyclings spread across Australias ......
Author: Farmer, GavinCode: 55652Price:AU $99.95Format: Hardback / 205 pages Published date:01/02/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Published to the usual high standards of ILINGA Books, the Valiant Brochure Book is about the brochures that Chrysler published about each Chrysler model in the range over the years. The Valiant Brochure Book concentrates solely on all the Chrysler Valiant models from the R Series through to ......
Author: Farmer, GavinCode: 55653Price:AU $99.95Format: Hardback / 253 pages Published date:01/02/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Published to the usual high standards of ILINGA Books, the Chrysler Brochure Book covers all other Chrysler-Dodge-DeSoto-Plymouth models for the period 1946 through 1981. Included are the early “humpy-back” post-war Dodge-DeSoto-Plymouths and then its segues into the D-DeS-P models from 1949-to-1957 when only the Chrysler ......
The stirring story of an Australian heroAuthor: Veitch, MichaelCode: 57637Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:29/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.
Limited Edition: 2000 Copies WorldwideAuthor: Noonan, AaronCode: 55630Price:AU $69.95Format: Paperback / 192 pages Published date:15/01/2019Availability:Please contact us for availability
Published in conjunction with respected motorsport journalist and historian Aaron Noonan and his team at V8 Sleuth, the 2018 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Annual is the impressive official limited edition collector’s book for fans of Australia’s Great Race, licensed by Supercars.
An awesome array of information and imagery ......
Limited Edition: 2000 Copies WorldwideAuthor: Noonan, AaronCode: 55631Price:AU $69.95Format: Paperback / 192 pages Published date:15/01/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Shell V-Power Racing Team 2018 Season Review is an impressive limited edition collector’s book for fans of the iconic Ford team competing in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.
Beautifully designed and presented, this soft cover book includes everything from the team’s 2018 season covered over 192 pages starting ......
Australians Awarded the Victoria CrossAuthor: Pegram, AaronCode: 56404Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH BOOKS DISTRIBUTION Published date:15/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
For Valour tells the remarkable stories of the 100 Australians who have been awarded the Victoria Cross for exceptional acts of bravery and self-sacrifice in battle. From Captain Neville Howse of the New South Wales Army Medical Corps in 1900 to Corporal Cameron Baird of the 2nd Commando Regiment in 2013, heroic actions in the Boer War appear ......
Author: Burness, PeterCode: 55503Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 644 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:11/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on the Western Front than anyone. Bean's private wartime diaries form a unique and personal record of his experiences and observations throughout the war and were the basis of his twelve-volume official war history.
Australian Prisoners of War on the Western Front 1916-18Author: Pegram, AaronCode: 57890Price:AU $59.95Format: HardbackPublisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date:06/01/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Between 1916 and 1918, more than 3,800 men of the Australian Imperial Force were taken prisoner by German forces fighting on the Western Front. Australians captured in France and Belgium did not easily integrate into public narratives of Australia in the First World War and its commemorative rituals. Captivity was a story of surrender and ......
Classic Australian Motorsport Vol 4Author: ChevronCode: 51647Price:AU $29.95Format: DVDPublisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:15/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Its grown into one of the worlds classic GT races these days but on this very special release was take a look back at the production car-based early years of the Bathurst 12 Hour. Weve compiled the highlights from the 1992, 1993 and 1994 James Hardie 12 Hour at Mount Panorama, Bathurst, on this compilation plus included some of the action from ......
From the 1946 Prototypes to the 1966 HRAuthor: Loffler, DonCode: 52044Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:15/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Here at last is Don Lofflers long-promised book on rare and special examples of the first ten Holden models. The first five chapters feature such vehicles in their recent and/or current state. The last five are devoted to historic images of the vehicles in their heyday.
Thanks to painstaking and persistent research, Don has been ......
Author: Haynes, JimCode: 55759Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:15/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The truckers job-so vital to our nations everyday life-makes for a diverse treasure trove of stories. This first-ever collection of stories about Aussie truckers captures the humour, tragedy and fascinating history of their world, proving once again that truth is often stranger, funnier and more inspiring than fiction. The unlikely yarns and ......
Author: Unique CarsCode: 55747Price:AU $29.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: BAUER MEDIA BOOKS Published date:03/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
LOOK AT THE auction results over recent times and there?s no doubt Australian muscle cars have a wide and passionate following.
With prices climbing to the million dollar mark, theyre seen both as weekend toys and a serious investment.
This new book celebrates the hero Holdens, Fords and Valiants made famous by ......
Turbos take over the MountainAuthor: ChevronCode: 51650Price:AU $29.95Format: DVDPublisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
THE 1988 Tooheys 1000 at Mount Panorama, Bathurst was a race that marked the real beginning of the era of turbocharged cars reigning supreme in Australia’s ‘Great Race’.
For the very first time, the full Seven Sport telecast of the ’88 race - won by Tony Longhurst and Tomas Mezera - has been released here as part of the popular Seven ......
The most iconic 4WD trips in AustraliaAuthor: Rooth, JohnCode: 59483Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: VIKING AUSTRALIA Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Whod be mad enough to go travelling to some of the most isolated places in the world in a beaten-up old truck? Meet John Roothy Rooth, Australias best-known bush mechanic.
In a country where a little trip is thousands of kilometres and a busy place means someones been there before, youll smell the dust, the rain and the diesel on ......
The Bathurst WinsAuthor: Eric NortonCode: 55013Price:AU $29.97(was
AU $49.95)Format: Hardback / 150 pages Publisher: MOTORMANIA Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Sold Out
Interest in Australian muscle cars and classic Holdens as its highest ever, as evidenced by soaring vehicle prices and clamouring buyers for these iconic Holdens which forged the company’s history and reputation as the greatest car ever made in here.
Consequently, public interest in the glory decades of Australian motoring and motor ......
Author: Jessen, DonCode: 55758Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Hardback / 312 pages Published date:01/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From being something of an oddity rarely seen on our roads, three-wheeled vehicles have truly come of age in recent years. They have become the recreational vehicle of choice for many men and women across Australia and New Zealand. The reasons for their increasing popularity? The feeling of the wind in your hair, the freedom of the highway, the ......
Author: Batty, BrandanCode: 59433Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HARDIE GRANT EGMONT Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Now in its sixth edition, Explore Australia by Caravan and Motorhome has everything you need to know about caravan and motorhome trips in Australia, whether it’s the dream lap or just excellent weekends away. This ever-popular caravanning bible has been completely revised and updated, with details on the routes to take, the ......
Author: Stepnell, KenCode: 52393Price:AU $45.00Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
For the first time ever, one of the most sought-after collections of Australian collector car photographs has been published. With many colour photographs, some never before seen this rare collection shows the variety of cars in Australia across all makes - from Dodge to Rolls-Royce, Rover to Chevrolet, Toyota to Ford and of course General ......
Peter Greste on Australia's Great CommanderAuthor: Beyond Home EntertainmentCode: 52343Price:AU $21.99Format: DVD / 118 mins Publisher: BEYOND HOME ENTERTAINMENT Published date:07/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
War correspondent Peter Greste goes in search of the real man behind the Australian General who changed the way the world fights wars, John Monash. What he finds about Monash, his own family, and the way we Australians remember war is challenging and confronting.
Across two episodes Greste plays detective and military analyst, ......
War Crimes TrialsAuthor: Wakeling, AdamCode: 55474Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: VIKING Published date:03/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'For the first time Australia speaks, not for herself alone, but for the whole British Commonwealth.? So wrote a journalist about Australia?s leading role in the Allied program of war crimes trials which followed the end of the Second World War in the Pacific. An Australian judge, Sir William Webb, was president of the Tokyo Trial of Japan?s ......