MILITARY BOOKS, DVD's & CD-R's
COVERING WORLD WAR 2
IN THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA

 

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All the Way to the USA
Australian WWII War Brides

By Robyn Arrowsmith
The Morning Side of the Hill
by Marion Houldsworth
The Soldiers' Wall
A Glimpse into their World
by Lyris Mitchell
Century of Silent Service
by Graham Seal and Lloyd Blake
Porton - A Deadly Trap
by Audrey Davidson and Battle Survivors
Shadows of War
On the Brisbane Line
by Graham Smith

Australia's Worst Aviation Disaster
70th Anniversary Commemoration Edition
by Robert S. Cutler

Taking to the Skies
Daredevils, heroes and hijackers, Australia flying stories
from the Catalina to the Jumbo
by Jim Eames
The 1943 Canal Creek Air Crash
and other aircraft disasters in Central Queensland during WW2

by Mary O'Brien
Target Rabaul
The Allied Siege of Japan's Infamous Stronghold
March 1943 - August 1945

By Bruce Gamble
Japanese Air Forces Over the NWA 1942-1945
by Bob Alford with Illustrations by Darryl Ford
Eagles of the Southern Sky
The Tainan Air Group in WWII - Volume One: New Guinea

by Luca Ruffato and Michael J. Claringbould
Carrier Attack Darwin 1942
The Complete Guide to Australia's own Pearl Harbor

by Dr. Tom Lewis & Peter Ingman
The Military Aviation Heritage of Townsville
1940 to the Present

RAAF Townsville Museum
The Rainbow Through the Rain
by Geoffrey Scott Mowat
No Time for Fear
Voices of American Military Nurses in World War II
by Diane Burke Fessler
Gordonvale and the
503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment

A Mulgrave Shire Historical Society Publication
As I Remember Them
Men and Women who Shaped a Life
By Peter Isaacson
Like Snow on the Desert
By Ronald William Walesby
Includes his WWII experiences
World War II
The Australian Experience

By Michael Andrews
My Life in the Service
The World War II Diary
of Staff Sergeant Jack E. Bates
2nd Squadron, 22nd Bombardment Group, Fifth Air Force
Camouflage Australia
Art, Nature, Science and War
by Ann Elias
Fighting the Kimberley
The 3 Australian Corps Kimberley
Guerilla Warfare Group 1942 - 1943
by Peter J. Bridge
No. 2 OTU RAAF Mildura
and No. 8 OTU RAAF Parkes

By John Lever
"Over and Out" Sam's Story
Edited by Robert S. Cutler
2/14 Australian Infantry Battalion
by W.B. Russell
Diary of World War II North Queensland (Update)
Data CD-Rom (1,500 page) Reference Book
by Peter Nielsen
Secret Fleets
Fremantle's World War II Submarine Base
by Lynne Cairns
Fleet Radio Unit Pacific Makalapa
by Jim Schlueter
Commando Kayak
The Story of the Folboat during WWII
by John Hoehn
It's Not Hollywood, But ...
"Bob Hope's Plane forced to crash-land in Australia"
By Mitch McKay
Darwin's Submarine I-124
The Story of a covert Japanese Squadron waging a
Secret Underwater War against northern Australia
By Dr. Tom Lewis
Zero Hour in Broome
The Untold Story of the Attacks on Northwest Australia in 1942
By Dr. Tom Lewis & Peter Ingman
El Tigre
Frank Holland, M.B.E.
Commando, Coastwatcher
Editor Peter Stone, with Mabel Holland & John Holland
Beneath Cold Waves
A Pictorial Glossary of Vessels Sunk in Wartime Australian Waters
by Kevin Gomm
Darwin Spitfires
The Real Battle for Australia
by Anthony Cooper
The Fleet Radio Unit Pacific - FRUPAC
A Pictorial History, Naval Security Group NSG, US Navy 1943 - 1946
by Jim Schlueter
Darwin's Air War 1942 - 1945
An Illustrated History Commemorating the Darwin Air Raids

by Bob Alford
My New Guinea Diary
by Ernest C. Ford
In the Shadow of the Eagle
German Raider and U-boat Attacks office Western Australia
and in the Southern Ocean during World War II
By Kevin Gomm
Every Day a Nightmare
American Pursuit Pilots if the Defense of Java, 1941-1942
by William H. Bartsch
Australia's Liberators
by Charles Darby
Twelve Terrible Tales!
Children's Wartime Stories

by Jill Mather
Fortress Rabaul
The Battle for the Southwest Pacific, January 1942 - April 1943

by Bruce Gamble
Tall Tails of the South Pacific
An anthology of flying stories

by John Laming
Under the Southern Cross
The Forgotten Service of World War II

by William F. Andrews
(2nd Edition)
The First Commandos
Ralph Coyne's Wartime Experiences 1942 - 45

by Ralph Coyne 2009
Every Day a Nightmare
American Pursuit Pilots in the
Defense of Java, 1941 -1942

by William H. Bartsch
Conduct Under Fire 1941 - 1945
Four Doctors and Their Fight for Life as Prisoners of the Japanese

by John A. Glusman
Rampage of the Roarin' 20's
The Illustrated History of the
312th Bombardment Group during World War II

Lawrence J. Hickey
Michael H. Levy
with Michael J. Claringbould
Tojo's Fate
Australia's Secret War

by Cyrus C. McFarlane
Brisbane WW2 V Now
... from an American Archives photo viewpoint
Newstead House

By Roger R. Marks with Peter Dunn
Aviator Extraordinary
The Sidney Cotton Story

As told to Ralph Barker
Red Sun on the Kangaroo Paw
Japanese Air Raids and Attacks on
Western Australia during World War II

by Kevin Gomm
Airlines & Aircraft of the
Ansett Group 1921 - 2002

by Fred Niven
Edition 7 - (Includes WW2 activities of the Ansett Group)
Never a Dull Moment
by Philip Dulhunty
In Just Five Years - The RAAF & Nhill in World War II 1941 - 1946
by Kevin O'Reilly
By the Seats of their Pants
(DVD Video)
The Story of the Krait
Tigers & Snakes

(DVD Video)
Defending Fremantle
Albany and Bunbury
1939 to 1945

by Graham McKenzie-Smith
RAAF 83 & Army Co-operation Wings
RAAF Army Co-operation units in the South West Pacific 1940 - 1946

By John Lever
The Story of the 42nd
Australian Infantry Battalion
in World War II

by Cpl. S. E. Benson
The Spirit of the Forty-Second
Narrative of the 42nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Brigade,
3rd Division, Australian Imperial Forces,
during the Great War, 1914-1918

Written and compiled by Vivian Brahms
Radioman
An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor and World War II in the Pacific

by Carol Edgemon Hipperson
The Old Campaigners
Camels, Mules, Donkeys and Waler Horses

by Jill Mather
Refugees and Rebels
Indonesian Exiles in Wartime Australia

by Jan Lingard

Dearest Bert
A Collection of Letters from World War II Hero, Alvin Mueller, Jr.

By Roxolin Bose Krueger

Morning of the Rising Sun
The Heroic Story of the Battles of Guadalcanal

by Kenneth I. Friedman, Ph. D

Black Jack's Last Mission
A DVD Written and Produced by Steve Birdsall

Queensland War Memorials and Tributes
by Shirley and Trevor McIvor
A Unique Flight
The historic aircraft collection of the Australian War Memorial

by Michael Nelmes
Doomed at the Start
American Pursuit Pilots in the Philippines, 194-1942

by William H. Bartsch
Fifth Air Force in Profile
The Detailed Color Markings of a Forgotten Pacific Air Force

by Michael John Claringbould
Iron Range Airbase
Carved in the Cape York Jungle
1942-1945

by Michael D. Musumeci
Operation Plum
The Ill-fated 27th Bombardment Group and
the Fight for the Western Pacific

by Adrian R. Martin and Larry W. Stephenson
Vampire Squadron
The Saga of the 44th Fighter Squadron
in the South and Southwest Pacific

by William H. Starke, Lt. Col. USAFR (Ret.)
Melbourne to Manila
by Ovid Di Fiore
"Not Just a Stone Frigate!"
HMAS Maitland, Newcastle, New South Wales, 1940-1946

by Frank and Jacqueline Rice
Wings of Destiny
Wing Commander Charles Learmonth, DFC and Bar and the Air War in New Guinea

by Charles Page
Forgotten Heroes
The Australian Waler horse

by Jill Mather
Pauleen
A young woman's wartime experiences at an Officer Candidate School

by Noel W. Wallis
Allied Air Transport Operations
South West Pacific Area in WWII
Volume Three
1943 -
Air Transport approaches full strength

by Robert H. Kelly
Darwin's Battle for Australia
A History of Darwin's Role in the Defence of Australia in WW-2
Chemical Weapons in Australia
Australia's Involvement in Chemical Warfare 1914 - 1945

by Geoff Plunkett
Combat Recon
5th Air Force Images from the SW Pacific 1943 - 45

by Robert J. Stava
B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War
by Robert F. Dorr
Proud to be Third
Personnel Recollections, Photographs and a Biographical Roll of the 2/3rd
Australian Independent Company/Commando Squadron in World War Two
by Darren Robins
Darkroom Soldier
Photographs and Letters from the
South Pacific Theater World War II
by Frederick H. Hill with George Venn
Wings on the River
Flying Boats on the Brisbane River & Redland Bay
by David Jones
Swing by Sailor
True Stories from the War Brides of HMS Victorious
by Catherine Dyson
Balmoral Cemetery Pacific Veterans
Stories of Brisbane's Balmoral Cemetery World War Two Pacific
Campaign Veterans and Life on the Homefront
by Friends of Balmoral Cemetery Inc.
Artillery Units at Kelvin Grove
A tribute to their guns and gunners

Kelvin Grove Barracks Artillery Historical Group, Brisbane, 2006
Spitfire Avenue
By Robert Martin
Kenneth N. Walker
Airpower's Untempered Crusader

By Martha Byrd
Kanji & Codes
Learning Japanese for World War II

by Irwin L. Slesnick & Carole E. Slesnick
Incident in the Life of a B-25 Pilot
by Roy Lee Grover
Allied Air Transport Operations
South West Pacific Area in WWII
Volume Two
1943 - Year of expansion and consolidation

by Robert H. Kelly

From Up Over To Down Under: And Back
CD-R containing the Photographic Collection of S/Sgt Jack Heyn
Photographer with the 3rd Bomb Group during WW2

Swamp Ghost
B-17E 41-2446

A DVD by Justin Taylan
The Truth about Kieta
January 1942

by John V. Plunkett
Haywire
The War-time Camps at Hay
by Hay Historical Society
'Man Overboard'
The HMAS Nizam Tragedy
by Andrew Rose ~ Sandra Rose
Krait SRD Connection
Service Reconnaissance Department - Volume 1
by Shirley Myles Gleghorn
Strike Back
Modelling the B-24 Liberator in RAAF Service
by Bob Livingstone
The Submarine Hunters
Nos. 66, 67, 71, 73 and 107 Squadrons RAAF
by John Lever
Moreton Bay, Queensland in World War II
by Ron Donald

DVD
The Bomber Reef
War in the Pacific
History and Underwater Exploration
of a B-25 Mitchell bomber in New Guinea 1943
by Walt Deas
A Basis for Victory
The Allied Geographical Section
1942 - 1947
by Reuben R.E. Bowd
Spies for Nimitz
Joint Military Intelligence in the Pacific War
by Jeffrey M. Moore
Secret War in the Pacific
The Story of Commander Charles "Chick" Parsons
R.A.A.F. Air Ambulance and
Medical Air Evacuation Units 1940 - 1946
By John Lever
HMAS Sydney II and
Operation Fish 1941
by James H. Eagles
edited by Anne R. Eagles
Coorparoo Blues
Fictionalises the murder of 2 negro soldiers by US MP's
by g.s. manson
Pictorial Recognition Manual - April 1943
Reproduction of a
WW2 Aircraft Recognition Booklet on CD-Rom
Allied Air Transport Operations
South West Pacific Area in WWII
Volume One
Development of Air Transport 1903-1943
by Robert H. Kelly
Savage Wilderness
The epic outback search for the crew of Little Eva
by Barry Ralph
Hatching an Air Force
2 SFTS, 5 SFTS, 1 BFTS
Uranquinty and Wagga Wagga
by Peter Ilbery
Silent Victory
Breaking the Japanese Air-blockade between Australia and Europe
by Arthur Leebold
Seek and Strike
75 Squadron RAAF 1942 - 2002
by David J. Wilson
Pappy Gunn
By Nathaniel Gunn
New 2010 Edition

The Book
Voice from the Stars, A Pathfinders Story
By Tom Scotland, DFC

The Book


The CD-Rom
Voice from the Stars, A Pathfinders Photos
By Tom Scotland, DFC

The CD-Rom

“G for GEORGE” – Commemorative Gathering,
Canberra, 2 – 6 December 2003
Available on VHS Video or DVD
Little Wolf at Leyte
The Story of the Heroic USS Samuel B. Roberts, DE413
in the Battle of Leyte Gulf during World War II
By J. Henry Doscher, Jr., Captain, USNR, (Ret.)
Fairey Battle in the R.A.A.F.
By John Lever
Subchaser in the South Pacific
A Saga of the USS SC-761 during World War II
By J. Henry Doscher, Jr., Captain, USNR, (Ret.)
Mackay's Flying Fortress
Remembering Australia's Worst Aviation Disaster in World War Two
by Robert S. Cutler
Flight of the Halifax
The Biography of Captain G.N. Wikner Australian Pioneer Aviator
Complied by Norman Mitchell
Splinter Fleet
The Wooden Subchasers of World War II
By Theodore R. Treadwell

"Tracing the Historical Significance of the Wacol Army Camp to the City of Brisbane"
By Noel W. Wallis

The Flying Inventor
The autobiography of an RAAF Ground Engineer, inventor and later, pilot
By Alan Mitchell

CD-Rom

Marine Section
The Forgotten Era of Men & Vessels
By Leslie R. Jubbs

"Australia @ War" on USB Memory Stick
By Peter Dunn
Everything you ever wanted to know
about Australia during WW2.

World War II B-24 "Snoopers"
Low Level Anti-shipping Radar Night Bombers in the Pacific Theater
By Stephen M. Perrone

The Grim Reapers
at work in the Pacific Theater
The Third Attack Group
of the U.S. Fifth Air Force
By John P. Henebry, Major General USAF, Retired

They Rest in Peace, 1939-1945, Vol. 1"
By the Bundaberg Genealogical Association Inc.
They Rest in Peace, 1939-1945, Vol. 2"
By the Bundaberg Genealogical Association Inc.
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Books on RAAF Operational Training Units, etc

"86 Squadron 1943-45
Men, Kittyhawks and Mustangs"

By Peter F. Howard

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By Barry Ralph

The story of the Allied invasion of Australia during WW2

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Specialist Publications on the Aviation War in the Pacific
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The Mail-Order Military Specialists
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The Eavesdroppers
The best kept secret of World War 2
by Jack Bleakley

Fortress Brisbane
A guide to historic fixed defence sites of Brisbane
and the Moreton Bay Islands
By D.W. Spethman and R.G. Miller
A Town Called Onslow
An airman's WW2 experience
by Antonio Cafarella
Corunna Downs - The Invisible WW2 Airfield
An airman's story of WW2 experiences not far from Marble Bay
by Antonio Cafarella
My Broome
An Airman's tale of his war time experience
in Broome, Western Australia
by Antonio Cafarella
  G'day Mate, 'av ya 'erd this one?
A historical collection of stories, poems, cartoons, photos etc from ex-service men and women Australia wide from recent wars
by Antonio Cafarella
Under the Southern Cross
The B-24 Liberator in the South Pacific
by Bob Livingstone
The Fourth Ally
The Dutch forces in Australia during WW2
by Doug Hurst
Sigsaly - The Green Hornet Sigsaly - The Green Hornet
By Donald Mehl

 

OTHER MILITARY BOOKS, DVDS AND CD-RS COVERING WW2
OUTSIDE OF THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA

OPS' Victory at All Costs
On Operations over Hitler's Reich with
The Crews of Bomber Command
by Andrew R. B. Simpson
Passed by Censor
Letters from the War

by Major John W Calder
Codeword Dictionary
A Compilation of Military and Law
Enforcement Codewords from 1904 to Present

by Paul Adkins
Wrecks & Relics
The Biennial Survey of Preserved, Instructional and
 Derelict Airframes in the UK and Ireland
14th Edition

by Ken Ellis
European Wrecks & Relics
An Illustrated Survey of Preserved, Instructional
and Derelict Airframes in Western Europe

by Mike Bursell
Holidaying on the Continent
The Journey of an RAAF Volunteer: 1940-45
460 RAAF Squadron
by Richard Munro
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Supreme Sacrifices of the Great War
By the Bundaberg Genealogical Association Inc.
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by Everett A. Long and Ivan Y. Neganblya

 

OTHER BOOKS, DVDS AND CD-RS OF INTEREST

A Woman's War
A mother's home-front battle
By Jacqueline & John Dinan
Miracle of the Mountains
Bernard O'Reilly and the Stinson Airliner crash
(DVD VIDEO

 

"Heavens Above"
"A Binocular Guide to the Southern Skies"

By Robert Bee

 

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