Inventing Anzac: The Digger And National Mythology

Inventing Anzac: The Digger And National MythologyInventing Anzac: The Digger And National Mythology by Graham Seal
ISBN: 0702234478
Published by University of Queensland Pr (Australia) on January 1st 2004
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Social Science
Pages: 232

Len's Summary: Traces the development of the proud central myth of Australian nationhood back to its origins on the battlefields Gallipoli peninsula and the trenches of the Western Front.

The Anzac Experience: New Zealand, Australia, and Empire in the First World War

The Anzac Experience: New Zealand, Australia, and Empire in the First World WarThe Anzac Experience: New Zealand, Australia, and Empire in the First World War by Christopher Pugsley
ISBN: 0790009412
Published by Reed Publishing on 2004
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military
Pages: 356

Len's Summary: A fine new book on Anzac participation in The Great War.

Gallipoli: Making History

Gallipoli: Making HistoryGallipoli: Making History by Jenny Macleod
ISBN: 0415647908
Published by Routledge on June 29th 2012
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military
Pages: 210

Len's Summary: Papers from a symposium held in 2001 at the Centre for Australian Studies, Kings College, London. Contributors include the editor, Martin Gilbert, Niall Barr and Stuart Ward.

The Gates of Memory: Australian People’s Experiences of Memories of Loss and the Great War

The Gates of Memory: Australian People’s Experiences of Memories of Loss and the Great WarThe Gates of Memory: Australian People's Experiences of Memories of Loss and the Great War by Tanja Luckins
ISBN: 1920731741
Published by Fremantle Arts Centre Press on February 1st 2004
Genres: Australia & New Zealand
Pages: 304

Australian Hawk Over the Western Front – A Biography of Major R. S. Dallas

Australian Hawk Over the Western Front – A Biography of Major R. S. DallasAustralian Hawk Over the Western Front - A Biography of Major R. S. Dallas by Adrian Hellwig
ISBN: 1904943349
Published by Grub Street on August 1st 2006
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Aviation, Biography & Autobiography
Pages: 221

Len's Summary: The story of Australia's leading air ace.

No Ordinary Determination: Percy Black and Harry Murray of the First AIF

No Ordinary Determination: Percy Black and Harry Murray of the First AIFNo Ordinary Determination: Percy Black and Harry Murray of the First AIF by Jeff Hatwell
ISBN: 9781459673755
Published by ReadHowYouWant on March 1st 2014
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military
Pages: 492

Len's Summary: The story of the campaigns of two Australian volunteers who rose from the ranks to field grade command in the AIF of 1915-18 fighting at Gallipoli and on the Western Front.

Grasping Gallipoli: Terrain, Maps and Failure at the Dardanelles, 1915

Grasping Gallipoli: Terrain, Maps and Failure at the Dardanelles, 1915Grasping Gallipoli: Terrain, Maps and Failure at the Dardanelles, 1915 by Peter Chasseaud, Peter Doyle
ISBN: 0750962267
Published by The History Press on June 1st 2015
Genres: Atlases, Gazetteers & Maps, Australia & New Zealand, Military, Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 364

Len's Summary: The authors contend that the lessons from this campaign have been overdrawn by military historians.

Madness and the Military: Australia’s Experience of the Great War

Madness and the Military: Australia’s Experience of the Great WarMadness and the Military: Australia's Experience of the Great War by Michael Tyquin
ISBN: 9781876439897
Published by Australian Military History Publications on January 1st 2006
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Medical, Military
Pages: 180

Len's Summary: The author examines the often uneasy relationship between the Australian military and the medical establishment in treating shell shock.

Gallipoli: The Western Australian Story

Gallipoli: The Western Australian StoryGallipoli: The Western Australian Story by Wesley Olson
ISBN: 9781920694821
Published by University of Western Australia Press on November 1st 2006
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military
Pages: 396

Len's Summary: A lavishly illustrated history of the Gallipoli Campaign drawing heavily on the memoirs and diaries of participants from Western Australia.

Nation, Memory and Great War Commemoration: Mobilizing the Past in Europe, Australia and New Zealand

Nation, Memory and Great War Commemoration: Mobilizing the Past in Europe, Australia and New ZealandNation, Memory and Great War Commemoration: Mobilizing the Past in Europe, Australia and New Zealand by Shanti Sumartojo, Ben Wellings
ISBN: 3034309376
Published by Peter Lang on April 23rd 2014
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Great Britain, Political Science, Social History
Pages: 329

Len's Summary: Social history.

Hamilton and Gallipoli: British Command in an Age of Military Transformation

Hamilton and Gallipoli: British Command in an Age of Military TransformationHamilton and Gallipoli: British Command in an Age of Military Transformation by Evan McGilvray
ISBN: 9781781590768
Published by Pen & Sword Books on February 27th 2015
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: A study of Sir Ian Hamilton’s failed command.

The Gallipoli Experience Reconsidered

The Gallipoli Experience ReconsideredThe Gallipoli Experience Reconsidered by Peter Liddle
ISBN: 9781783400393
Published by Pen & Sword Books on February 4th 2015
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: Reevaluation of the political and military leadership of this campaign by a premier British historian.

Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

Gallipoli: Command Under FireGallipoli: Command Under Fire ISBN: 9781472806697
Published by Osprey Publishing on March 1st 2015
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 288

Len's Summary: Another look at the ever-fascinating Gallipoli campaign from a Turkish-language specialist and professor at the US Marine Corps University.

ANZACS on the Western Front: The Australian War Memorial Battlefield Guide

ANZACS on the Western Front: The Australian War Memorial Battlefield GuideANZACS on the Western Front: The Australian War Memorial Battlefield Guide by Peter Pedersen
ISBN: 9781742169811
Published by Wiley on December 19th 2011
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, World War I
Pages: 600

Len's Summary: Walking and driving tours of 28 battlefields (every major Anzac engagement) including tactical considerations and excerpts from Digger soldiers’ writings.

A Distant Grief: Australians, War Graves and the Great War

A Distant Grief: Australians, War Graves and the Great WarA Distant Grief: Australians, War Graves and the Great War by Bart Ziino
ISBN: 9781920694890
Published by University of Western Australia Press on March 1st 2007
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, Social History, World War I
Pages: 243

Len's Summary: The role of war graves and cemeteries in private grief and mourning for Australia’s 60 thousand dead of WWI.

Monash: The Outsider Who Won a War – a Biography of Australias Greatest Military Commander

Monash: The Outsider Who Won a War – a Biography of Australias Greatest Military CommanderMonash: The Outsider Who Won a War - a Biography of Australias Greatest Military Commander by Roland Perry
ISBN: 1741668476
Published by Random House Australia on 2007
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Biography & Autobiography, Military, World War I

Len's Summary: Reprint of a biographical history first published in 2004 examining the career of Lt. General Sir John Monash, commander of the Anzac Corps. Won a major Australian book prize despite mixed reviews.

A Thousand Miles of Battles

A Thousand Miles of BattlesA Thousand Miles of Battles by Ian Jones
ISBN: 9780975712382
Published by Australian War Memorial on 2007
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: Published to coincide with the 90th anniversary of the charge at Beersheba; an account of the campaigns of the legendary Australian Light Horse from Gallipoli, to the deserts of Egypt, Palestine and Syria, and the Western Front. Order from http://tinyurl.com/5gf936 or http://cas.awm.gov.au.

New Zealand’s Great War: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World War

New Zealand’s Great War: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World WarNew Zealand's Great War: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World War by John Crawford
ISBN: 0908988850
Published by Exisle Publishing on August 15th 2015
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Essays, Military, World War I
Pages: 704

Len's Summary: Consists of 32 scholarly papers given at the Zealandia’s Great War conference in Wellington, November 2003. For more on New Zealand in WWI, go to www.bn.com.

Other Anzacs: Nurses at War, 1914-1918

Other Anzacs: Nurses at War, 1914-1918Other Anzacs: Nurses at War, 1914-1918 by Peter Rees
ISBN: 1741755492
Published by Allen & Unwin on September 1st 2008
Genres: History, Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 363

Len's Summary: Based on the diaries and letters of those who served, as well as official papers and records.

Images of War: New Zealand and the Great War

Images of War: New Zealand and the Great WarImages of War: New Zealand and the Great War by Glyn Harper
ISBN: 9781869506766
Published by HarperCollins on November 1st 2008
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: Some 800 photographs from all theaters of war taken from the New Zealand Army Memorial Museum and private archives. Includes photos of facial wounds and results of reconstructive surgery from Gilles Archive.

1917: Tactics, Training and Technology

1917: Tactics, Training and Technology1917: Tactics, Training and Technology by Jeffrey Grey, Peter Dennis
ISBN: 978 0 9803 7967 9
Published by Loftus Australia on February 2008
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I

Len's Summary: Collection of 11 essays based on papers presented at the 2007 Australian Chief of Army’s Military History Conference in 2007. Contributors include Robin Prior, Gary Sheffield, Dan Todman, Tim Cook and Andrew Wiest, Robert Doughty and Michael Neiberg. // An anthology focusing mainly but not exclusively on the BEF. Favorably reviewed by Bruce Gudmundsson in The Journal of Military History.

The Devil’s Own War: The Diary of Herbert Hart – Gallipoli, the Somme and Passchendaele as they happened

The Devil’s Own War: The Diary of Herbert Hart – Gallipoli, the Somme and Passchendaele as they happenedThe Devil's Own War: The Diary of Herbert Hart - Gallipoli, the Somme and Passchendaele as they happened by John Crawford
ISBN: 0908988222
Published by Exisle Publishing on March 15th 2010
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, Australia & New Zealand
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: Wairarapa lawyer Hart jointed the New Zealand Expeditionary Force as a Major in 1914 rising to brigade command after serving as a battalion CO at Gallipoli and on the Western Front. After the war he was knighted and served as Administrator of Western Samoa.

Men of Mont St Quentin: Between Victory and Death

Men of Mont St Quentin: Between Victory and DeathMen of Mont St Quentin: Between Victory and Death by Peter Stanley
ISBN: 9781921215339
Published by Scribe on August 31st 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Australia & New Zealand
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: The focus is on the dozen men who fought in Nine Platoon, 21st Australian Infantry Battalion on September 1, 1918, tracing their battle and the survivors’ lives after the war.

Mont St. Quentin: A Soldier’s Battle

Mont St. Quentin: A Soldier’s BattleMont St. Quentin: A Soldier’s Battle by Bill Billet
ISBN: 1459640624
Published by ReadHowYouWant on December 28th 2012
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: A fine analysis of the successful and innovative August-September 1918 ANZAC Corps attack against strong German positions along the Somme at Peronne and St. Quentin.

Light Horse: A History of Australia’s Mounted Arm

Light Horse: A History of Australia’s Mounted ArmLight Horse: A History of Australia's Mounted Arm by Jean Bou
ISBN: 9780521197083
Published by Cambridge University Press on November 24th 2009
Genres: History, Australia & New Zealand, Military, General, Other
Pages: 361

Len's Summary: The evolution of the famed light horse mounted infantry regiments from pre-federation days to WWI to their withering away in 1944.

An Eyewitness Account of Gallipoli: Ellis Silas

An Eyewitness Account of Gallipoli: Ellis SilasAn Eyewitness Account of Gallipoli: Ellis Silas by Ellis Silas, John Laffin
ISBN: 9781877058912
Published by Rosenberg Publishing on February 1st 2010
Genres: Art, General, History, Military, World War I, Australia & New Zealand, Illustrated
Pages: 90

Len's Summary: First published in 1916, this is the work of an Australian signaler illustrating his experiences in Egypt, at Gallipoli and en route home after being wounded.

Crumps and Camouflets – Australian Mining Companies on the Western Front

Crumps and Camouflets – Australian Mining Companies on the Western FrontCrumps and Camouflets: Australian Mining Companies on the Western Front by Damien Finlayson
ISBN: 9780980658255
Published by Big Sky Publishing on June 21st 2010
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I
Pages: 480

Len's Summary: The story of the 4,500 men of the three Australian mining companies in the BEF.

Gallipoli

GallipoliGallipoli by Peter Hart
ISBN: 9780199361274
Published by Oxford University Press on March 5th 2014
Genres: History, Australia & New Zealand, Europe, General, Military, World War I
Pages: 534

Len's Summary: British oral historian Hart reexamines the failed Gallipoli campaign drawing on letters and memoirs of soldiers on both sides. Lively and very readable.

The Forgotten General: New Zealand’s World War 1 Commander Major-General Sir Andrew Russell

The Forgotten General: New Zealand’s World War 1 Commander Major-General Sir Andrew RussellThe Forgotten General: New Zealand's World War 1 Commander Major-General Sir Andrew Russell by Jock Vennell
ISBN: 9781877505447
Published by Allen & Unwin on April 1st 2014
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I
Pages: 338

Len's Summary: New Zealand in The Great War.

Bad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny, Murder and the Australian Imperial Force

Bad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny, Murder and the Australian Imperial ForceBad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny, Murder and the Australian Imperial Force by Peter Stanley
ISBN: 9781741964806
Published by Pier 9 on August 1st 2010
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I
Pages: 287

Len's Summary: Dirty Rotten Diggers: A survey of indiscipline in the always boisterous Australian Imperial Force. // A survey of indiscipline in the Australian forces of WWI; good soldiers acting badly. . .

Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend (Second Edition)

Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend (Second Edition)Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend (Second Edition) by Alistair Thomson
ISBN: 9781921867583
Published by Monash University Publishing on November 1st 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Australia & New Zealand, Biography & Autobiography, Other
Pages: 424

Len's Summary: Making sense of Australia’s national past.

A German Tommy: The Secret of a War Hero

A German Tommy: The Secret of a War HeroA German Tommy: The Secret of a War Hero by Ken Anderson
ISBN: 9781783462742
Published by Pen & Sword Books on 2014
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Australia & New Zealand, Great Britain
Pages: 198

Len's Summary: Offers insight into how soldiers of German origin were treated in His Majesty’s Forces.