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Pearl Harbor Betrayed

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Pearl Harbor Betrayed

Author: Michael Gannon
Publication Date: 25 January 2002

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Michael Gannon disproves two of the most tenacious myths surround Pearl Harbour: that there was a conspiracy to withhold intelligence from the Pacific commander in order to force a Pacific war; and that Admiral Husband E. Kimmel was informed but failed to act.

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Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All

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Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All

Author: Christina Thompson
Publication Date: 17 August 2009

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A book that perfectly balances memoir and history, interweaving a cross-cultural love story with the larger history of the colonial encounter

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Short History of Australia

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A Short History of Australia

Author: Manning Clark
Publication Date: 31 March 1995

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January 26, 1788 A shipload of English convicts, headed by Captain-General Arthur Phillip, sailed into Sydney Cove, disemba...

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Land Downunder

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The Land Downunder

Author: Ted Egan
Publication Date: 1 September 2003

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Floating Brothel

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Floating Brothel
The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts

Author: Sian Rees
Publication Date: 20010111

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In July 1789, 237 women convicts left England for Botany Bay in Australia on board a ship called The Lady Julian, destined to provide sexual services and a breeding bank for the men already there. Based on research into contemporary sources, such as letters and trial records, this is the story of the women and their voyage.

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Kelly Gang Unmasked

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The Kelly Gang Unmasked

Author: Ian MacFarlane
Publication Date: 21 September 2012

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This controversial book re-examines the story of the Kelly Gang in fascinating detail and with many new insights. The mythology created by pro-Kelly writers is critically explored, unravelled, and often found wanting. Many missing official documents have been identified for the first time.

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Claiming a Continent

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Claiming a Continent
A New History of Australia

Author: David Day
Publication Date: 7 February 2001

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Explores the events which have shaped Australia from 1788, and places them within the context of the ancient continent's long and glorious story of possession, dispossession, and proprietorship. This book won the non-fiction prize at the 1996 South Australian Festival Awards for Literature.

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Goose Green

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Goose Green
A Battle is Fought to be Won

Author: Mark Adkin
Publication Date: 19950302

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Goose Green was the critical land engagement in the Falklands War. This detailed account is based on interviews with the men who fought in the battle on both sides, and their commanders. It takes the reader in detail through the battle, a vicious, 14-hour infantry struggle.

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Little History of Australia

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A Little History of Australia

Author: Mark Peel
Publication Date: 6 August 1996

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This history of Australia tells the whole story of the Great Southern Land, from its Aboriginal origins to 1997, including: discovery by European navigators who claimed the land as their own, the First Fleet, convict settlements, the gold rushes, and massive post-war immigration.

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Floating Brothel

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The Floating Brothel
The Extraordinary True Story of an 18th-Century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts

Author: Sian Rees
Publication Date: 7 January 2002

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The Sunday Times bestseller

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Amphibious Assault Falklands

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Amphibious Assault Falklands
The Battle of San Carlos Water

Author: M.C. Clapp
Publication Date: 19971006

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Without the success of the amphibious assault on the Falkland Islands, the failure of the UK's attempt to retake the islands would have been a very real possibility. This is the story of that assault, written by the Commander of the Falklands Amphibious Task Group.

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Miss fane in india

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Miss fane in india

Author: John Pemble
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life and death in eden

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life and death in eden
Pitcairn Island and the

Author: Trevor lummis
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1999

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The Muddle-Headed Republic

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The Muddle-Headed Republic

Author: Alan Atkinson
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1993

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The Story of Australia

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The Story of Australia

Author:  Shaw
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1983

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China - secrets of the dragon

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China - secrets of the dragon

Author:  austin
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2007

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in this fascinating portrait we glimpse some of the great engineering feats, cultural traditions and natural wonders for which the dragon is famous. lavishly illustrated in full colour...

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Vaitupu

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Vaitupu
Two Years on a Remote Polynesian Atoll

Author: John Chalkley
Publication Date: 31 March 1999

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