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Big Sky Publishing

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  • Battle of Crete

    Between 20 May and 1 June 1941 the Second World War came to the Greek island of Crete. The Commonwealth defenders consisted of Australian, New Zealand and British refugees from the doomed Greek Campaign who had not recovered from defeat. Learn More

    Starting at: £10.99

  • Aussie Soldier

    The heartfelt stories will transport you on their very personal journeys. You will relive the capture, living conditions, escape attempts, punishments, humour, strength and morale, and for some, the eventual taste of freedom. It is a remarkable collection of reminiscences and experiences that will be treasured. Learn More

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  • Aussie Soldier

    Personal anecdotes and stories are recounted in this book. From WWI to the modern day conflict, Australian soldiers young and old provide an up close and personal perspective on the Army's core values and how being a soldier is more than just putting on a uniform. Learn More

    Starting at: £10.99

  • Malaya

    When Imperial Japan unleashed the Pacific War in December 1941, Australian forces went into action, as part of a larger British Empire force, to defend Malaya and Singapore. Australia's principal contribution to defending Malaya and Singapore was the 8th Division. Originally raised for service in the Mediterranean, the division was committed piecemeal to Malaya and its performance was bedevilled by poor command decisions in the face of an enemy better prepared on all counts for the campaign at hand. The 8th Division, however, also reflected some strengths of the AIF at large: stubbornn... Learn More

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  • Pure Massacre

    The account of what happened in Rwanda on 22nd April 1995 when a group of Australian UN peacekeepers were forced to watch helplessly while over 4,000 men, women and children were slaughtered at the hands of the Rwandan Patriotic Army. Stresses the weaknesses of the UN charter and what happens when 'good men do nothing'. Learn More

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  • Long Way Home

    Granqist's account of his wartime experiences adds another important chapter to the story of Australian World War II POWs while showcasing the spirit, humour, persistence, and ingenuity of a well trained soldier. Learn More

    Starting at: £8.99

  • Crossing The Wire H/C

    The experiences of Australian prisoners of war (POWs) or Kriegsgefangeners held captive in Germany has been largely forgotten or ignored- overshadowed by the horrid stories of Australians imprisoned by the Japanese during World War II. Yet, as David Coombes makes known, the stories are interesting and significant - not only providing an account of what those young Australian soldiers experienced, and the spirit they showed in responding to captivity - but also for the insight it provides into Germany in the last eighteen months of the war.

    Drawing on previous inaccessible records... Learn More

    Starting at: £12.99

  • Dog Logic

    Keen to turn your disobedient dog into the perfect pooch? Tired of man's best friend ending up in the doghouse? Why not take an informative and entertaining walk on the wild side, with Dog Logic, a unique view of the world, one that is both canine created and related. Whether your best friend is a blue blood or a bitser, Dog Logic has them licked. Should you let sleeping dogs lie, exactly who is top dog and can you teach old dogs new tricks? Dog Logic helps get you on the right scent and ensures you're not barking up the wrong tree. And who better to take you on a journey deep... Learn More

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  • Combat Medic

    On 22nd April 1995, more than 4,000 Rwandans were massacred and thousands more injured in a place called Kibeho. Terry Pickard, a seasoned soldier and medic, was one of a 32-strong force of Australian UN peacekeepers present on that terrible Saturday. While the United Nations prevented a higher death toll, the massacre continues to haunts him. Learn More

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  • Ice Journey

    Ice Journey is the biography of Vietnam veteran Dave Morgan, a self confessed ordinary bloke who has lead anything but an ordinary life.





    From the terror of a young soldier fighting far from home to exhilaration in Antartica far from the rest of the world, Ice Journey is a story of vivid landscapes and adventure before ending in a shocking, heart-wrenching final twist.








    Like many of his fellow Vietnam vets, Dave tried to present a "normal" face to the world while battling Post Traumatic Stress... Learn More

    Starting at: £9.99

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