Anzac Girls - The Extraordinary Story of our World War I Nurses by Peter Rees

Anzac Girls : The extraordinary story of our World War I nurses - Peter Rees

Australia. WWI. The Lighthorsemen may give you goosebumps as it did me. Light horseman are (were) not cavalry strictly speaking, but rather infantry on horseback who ride to a battle, dismount & fight on foot. In 1917, 4000 entrenched Turks under German command await an assault by two Aussie light horse regiments on Beersheba. The German commander orders his Turkish artillery to wait til the Aussies dismount before beginning their barrage. The Aussies have a surprise for him. #war

Australia. WWI. The Lighthorsemen may give you goosebumps as it did me. Light horseman are (were) not cavalry strictly speaking, but rather infantry on horseback who ride to a battle, dismount & fight on foot. In 1917, 4000 entrenched Turks under German command await an assault by two Aussie light horse regiments on Beersheba. The German commander orders his Turkish artillery to wait til the Aussies dismount before beginning their barrage. The Aussies have a surprise for him. #war

For the first time ever the Royal Australian Navy has provided exclusive access to the Navy’s most intense training program for its Clearance Diver Branch – an elite unit at the frontline of national security. Over the course of nine months, it will take them to the limits of their mental and physical endurance. Only the toughest will make it

For the first time ever the Royal Australian Navy has provided exclusive access to the Navy’s most intense training program for its Clearance Diver Branch – an elite unit at the frontline of national

'Since his low-key upbringing, Hugh 'Obi' O'Brien's life has been a wild ride. What led this country boy, one of four sporty sons, from Sydney boarding school to directionless youth to navy clearance diver - slipping undetected through deep waters to defuse mines and dismantle bombs? Then, upping the adrenaline, Obi joined the mysterious Special Forces counterterrorism unit TAG (East) - no walk in the park. In his memoir Undaunted he recounts this incredible journey

Booktopia has Undaunted, From Clearance Diver to Mercenary : An Australian Man's Life on the Edge by Hugh O'Brien. Buy a discounted Paperback of Undaunted online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Bully Beef and Biscuits - Food in the Great War

“Napoleon said an army marches on its stomach as without fuel the body cannot survive. Men didn't march quite as much in the First World War but still needed regular food. This book explains how it is achieved.

The Zulu War - Through Contemporary Eyes

Written in just 15 years after the war, this is James Grant's excellent military history of the Zulu War of

Eyewitnesses from The Great War, Recollections of the Great War in the Air is now available as an ebook for the first time

Eyewitnesses from The Great War, Recollections of the Great War in the Air is now available as an ebook for the first time


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