Australia’s Military Map-makers (2000)

Australia’s Military Map-makers (2000)

ISBN 0 19 551343 6 This book tells the story of the Australian Army’s work in the field of mapping. It records the hitherto poorly recognised contribution of the Royal Australian Survey Corps and its predecessor, the Survey Section. Australia today is a comparatively...
Breaking Free (1999)

Breaking Free (1999)

ISBN 1 875606 68 8 This book is a fascinating account of the transformation wrought in recent years within a vital sector of Australian industry. Since late last century efforts have been made to develop a local capacity to make munitions and other equipment needed...
Where Australians Fought (1998)

Where Australians Fought (1998)

ISBN 1 86448 611 2 Where Australians Fought: The Encyclopaedia of Australia’s Battles contains concise descriptions of all the major battles over the past 200 years that have taken place in Australia or in which Australians have been involved—from frontier...
From the Ground Up (1997)

From the Ground Up (1997)

ISBN 0 642 26509 7 For forty-five years, from 1948 until 1993, the Royal Australian Air Force conducted an apprentice training scheme to provide skilled tradesmen for its engineering and radio musterings. The many thousands of youths who passed through the scheme...
McNamara, VC (1997)

McNamara, VC (1997)

ISBN 0 642 26500 3 In March 1917 aircraft of No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, carried out a bombing mission against a Turkish railway in Palestine. During the attack 23-year-old Lieutenant Frank McNamara, although himself wounded, landed to pick up a fellow...