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Darwin 1942: The Japanese Attack on Australia

Darwin 1942: The Japanese Attack on Australia (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Alford, Bobby R.; Illustrated by Laurier, Jim

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A highly illustrated account of the Japanese aerial assault on the port of Darwin in February 1942--the first attack ever mounted by a foreign power on Australia.

ISBN 9781472816870
Published 22 February 2017 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor
 

All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor (Hardback)

By Stratton, Donald; Gire, Ken

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The extraordinary first and only memoir by a survivor of the USS Arizona, published in conjunction with the seventy-fifth anniversary of Pearl Harbor.An unforgettable and moving story of tragedy, heroism, resilience, and redemption that is sure to become an enduring document of A ...

ISBN 9780062645357
Published 1 December 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II

Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II (Hardback)

Edited by Bennett, Judith A.; Wanhalla, Angela

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Like a human tsunami, World War II brought two million American servicemen to the South Pacific where they left a human legacy of some thousands of children. Mothers' Darlings traces the intimate relationships that existed in the wartime South Pacific between US servicemen and In ...

ISBN 9780824851521
Published 31 March 2016 by University of Hawai'i Press
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H-Bombs and Hula Girls: Operation Grapple 1957 and the Last Royal Navy Gunroom at Sea
 

H-Bombs and Hula Girls: Operation Grapple 1957 and the Last Royal Navy Gunroom at Sea (Paperback)

By Johnston Rnvr, Michael

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The first book to deal with Grapple and Warrior's journey home around South America and the Falklands. 2017 sees the 60th anniversary of Operation Grapple and the first successful test of a British nuclear weapon

ISBN 9781910500682
Published 14 March 2017 by Unicorn Publishing Group
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Challenge for the Pacific: Guadalcanal: The Turning Point of the War
  

Challenge for the Pacific: Guadalcanal: The Turning Point of the War (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Leckie, Robert

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From the World War II veteran and New York Times -bestselling author of Helmet for My Pillow, whose experiences were featured in the HBO miniseries The Pacific, comes this vivid narrative of the astonishing six-month campaign for Guadalcanal.

ISBN 9780553386912
Published 1 February 2011 by Random House
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The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail
 

The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Kienzle, Robyn

If one person made the Kokoda Track that man was Bert Kienzle. Part Samoan and German/English, born in Fiji and raised in Germany and Australia, he was managing a rubber plantation and gold mine in Papua New Guinea at the outbreak of WWII.

ISBN 9780733627637
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780733630262
Published 27 October 2014 by Hachette
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Trapped at Pearl Harbor: Escape from Battleship Oklahoma
 

Trapped at Pearl Harbor: Escape from Battleship Oklahoma (Hardback, New edition)

By Young, Stephen Bower

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Trapped when the Oklahoma capsized during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Young describes his terrifying experience with stunning clarity.

ISBN 9781557509925
Published 30 May 1998 by Naval Institute Press
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Santa Cruz, 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific
  

Santa Cruz, 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

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Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific Theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October 1942. The Japanese were able to gain a tactical victory at Santa Cruz. This book ...

ISBN 9781849086059
Published 20 May 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945

Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945 (Paperback)

Edited by Gray, Geoffrey; Munro, Doug; Winter, Christine

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Examines the effect World War II had on careers of Australasian social scientists. It links scholars through geography, transnational, national and personal scholarly networks, and shared intellectual traditions, explores their use, and contextualizes their experiences and contri ...

ISBN 9781921862496
Published 1 December 2011 by ANU Press
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The Pitcairners
  

The Pitcairners (Paperback, 2007 reprint)

By Nicolson, Robert

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This is a history of the people of Pitcairn Island over the last two hundred years. The first inhabitants were a group Tahitian and English men and women who found safe haven on the island after the Bounty mutiny. This account tells of the "racism and greed" that dominated their ...

ISBN 9780908597284
Published 31 January 1997 by PASIFIKA PRESS
Interest Age Young Adults
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