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The other side of the mountain : how a tycoon, a pastoralist and a convict helped shape the exploration of colonial Australia

Author: Shaw, Ian W.
Type: Book - XX(1762283.1)
Year: 2020
In the early 1800s the Great Australia Unknown would be slowly revealed, in part by formal government expeditions, but also by runaway convicts, little known and privately funded explorers, and...
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Operation Babylift

Author: Shaw, Ian W
Type: Book - XX(1744560.2)
Year: 2019
In late March 1975, as the Vietnam War raged, an Australian voluntary aid worker named Rosemary Taylor approached the Australian Embassy seeking assistance to fly 600 orphans out of Saigon to safety....
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Murder at dusk : how US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised wartime Melbourne

Author: Shaw, Ian W.
Type: Book - 364.1523 SHAW
Year: 2018
Far away from any World War II battlefront, the citizens of Melbourne lived in fear of a serial killer - the Brownout Strangler. May 1942: Melbourne was torn between fearing Japanese invasion and...
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The rag tag fleet

Author: Shaw, Ian W.
Type: Book - 940.5459 SHAW
Year: 2017
The unknown story of how a fleet of Australian fishing boats, trawlers and schooners supplied US and Australian forces in the Pacific - and helped turn the course of World War II. Mid-1942: from China...
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The ghosts of Roebuck Bay

Author: Shaw, Ian W.
Type: Book - 940.5426 SHAW
Year: 2014
The Japanese attack on Broome is the second most deadly air raid on Australia soil in our history and yet it's almost entirely overlooked. On 3 March 1942, nine Japanese Zero planes strafed the...
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Author: Shaw, Ian W.
Type: Book - 364.1552 SHAW
Year: 2012
The legend of Ned Kelly and the siege that shaped a nation. Find a Copy

On Radji Beach

Author: Shaw, Ian W.
Type: Book - 940.5472 SHAW
Year: 2010
The story of the Australian nurses after the fall of Singapore. Find a Copy