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The Battle for Australia

Bob Wurth - History - 2013 - 528 pages
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Capturing Asia

Bob Wurth - Political Science - 2011 - 448 pages
The excitement, danger and drama of life as a news cameraman recording history as it happens. 'tHE MUSt-READ StORY OF tHE MAN WHO tAUGHt US ASIA' - PHILIP WILLIAMS, ABC ...
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Saving Australia: Curtin's Secret Peace with Japan

Bob Wurth - Australia - 2006 - 336 pages
Reveals for the first time Australia's desperate attempts to prevent war with Japan during 1941. Offers insight into the unusual bond forged between Japan's ambassador to ...
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A Very Rude Awakening: The Night the Japanese Midget Subs Came to Sydney Harbour

Peter Grose - History - 2007 - 320 pages
On the night of 31 May 1942, Sydney was doing what it does best: partying. The theatres, restaurants, dance halls, illegal gambling dens, clubs and brothels offered plenty of ...
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Australia 1942: In the Shadow of War

Peter Dean - History - 2012
In 1942, the shadow of modern war reached Australia's shores for the first time. In this compelling volume, leading historians explore why 1942 was such a pivotal year in ...
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Australia's Greatest Inventions

Lynda De Lacey - History - 2010 - 96 pages
Australia has a reputation for innovation and inventiveness that famous 'tie it up with fence-wire' attitude towards getting things done is one of our best-known national ...
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Australia's Greatest Disasters

John Miller - History - 2010 - 96 pages
Disasters have always occurred in Australia, even before European settlement began in 1788. Such is the geography and climate of the 'Great South Land' that disasters such as ...
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Rising Sun, Volume 2

John Toland - History - 2011 - 976 pages
This magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning history, told primarily from the Japanese viewpoint, traces the dramatic fortunes of the Empire of the Sun from the invasion of ...
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