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More than seven decades after the end of the Second World War, the era of the Nazi Hunters is drawing to a close. Their saga is finally told in this "deep and sweeping account of a relentless search for justice that began in 1945 and ... read more

The Nazi Hunters


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When Jacqueline moves to south-west France with her husband, she embraces rural village life and buys two pigs to rear for slaughter. But as she gets to know the animals better, her English sentimentality threatens to get in the way ... read more

Big Pig, Little Pig

At the turn of the century, the Russian economy was growing by about 10% annually and its population had reached 150 million. By 1920 the country was in desperate financial straits and more than 20 million Russians ha... read more

The Russian Revolution : A New History

Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented, courageous and strikingly attractive women who fought convention to make their names in the male-dominated field of flight in 1930s Germ... read more

The Women Who Flew for Hitler: The True Story of Hitler's Valkyries

On a winter's day in 1943, 22-year-old Mischka Danos chanced on a terrible sight as he skied through Latvian woods-a pit filled with the bodies of Jews killed by the occupying Germans. The world was full of such... read more

Mischka's War: A European Odyssey of the 1940s

Imagine your favorite dystopian scenario. The physical and digital apocalypse is nigh, and we're all wiped out, save for a few hardy souls who perpetuate the species and allow us to rebuild. When the archaeolo... read more



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The Fear and The Freedom


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Siege? Bomb threat? Terrorist alert? Shooting spree? The Sons of God are who Australia turns to in times of extreme crisis. The SOG's top-secret methods, advanced training and incredible bravery have made them the ultimate urban warriors i... read more

Sons of God

When Athens went to war with Sparta some 2,500 years ago, the Greek historian Thucydides identified one simple cause- a rising power threatened to displace a ruling one, leading inexorably to conflict. As... read more

Destined for War: America, China and Thucydides's Trap

A groundbreaking work of Australian military history, The Code-Breakers of Central Bureau tells the story of the country's significant code-breaking ... read more

The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau: How Australia's Signals-Intelligence Network Shortened the Pacific War

From hijabs to jihad and everything in between - Muslims down under today What is Halal? A country bordering Shariahland, or a method of preparing food? Do the Five Pillars of Islam comply with modern building codes? ... read more

The Islamic Republic of Australia


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A highly entertaining, scurrilous and fascinating book on Australian con men (and women) and all their dirty, devious tricks. There are con men you fear and con men you hate, and con men with amazing stories who take your breat... read more

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels