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One False Move

One False Move

Jul 12, 2012 4 Comments ›› admin

  'I held my breath. I endeavoured to moisten my lips with the piece of blotting paper that had been my tongue. Never have I known two minutes to take such a long time to pass.' One False Move is the previously untold story of a small band of Australians who volunteered to work defusing the mines ...Continue Reading

The Great Australian Pie

The Great Australian Pie

Jun 26, 2012 1 Comment ›› admin

The Great Australian Pie: A History and Culinary Adventure  Buy the eBook for $4.99 Nowhere else in the world is there anything quite like it; and nothing is more beloved by Australians. Its appeal leaps across the generations, the sexes and all the social, political and religious persuasions. It is the one thing we all have in ...Continue Reading

Bravest

Bravest

Apr 25, 2012 1 Comment ›› admin

Bravest How some of Australia's greatest war heroes won their medals Only 96 Australians have been awarded the VC - and 14 The George Cross - in conflicts from the Boer War to Vietnam.But what is it that makes these remarkable soldiers to risk everything in defence of their country and their mates. Robert Macklin tells ...Continue Reading

Publisher: Allen and Unwin
ISBN: 9781741148824

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The Battle of Brisbane

The Battle of Brisbane

Apr 25, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

The Battle of Brisbane For two days in November 1942, the city of Brisbane became a war zone when Australian servicemen attacked American troops. At the height of savage fighting on Thanksgiving Day, an American military policeman shot dead an Australian war hero and wounded six other soldiers and a civilian. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and ...Continue Reading

Kill The Tiger

Kill The Tiger

Apr 25, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Kill The Tiger In the last few months of 1944 a group of British and Australian commandos set off on the biggest behind-the-lines operation of the Pacific War. Their mission: to devastate Singapore Harbour by destroying the Japanese ships at anchor. Operation Rimau was designed as a body blow to the Japanese but it ended in ...Continue Reading