Navy at war

  • The Day it all Went Wrong by Peter Hart. The naval assaults before the Gallipoli landings.
  • Like a Seagull Without Wings by Jane Peek. A sailor's lucky escape at the battle of Jutland.
  • The Sinking of U-111 by Richard Pelvin. The astonishing exploits of a trawler in the Atlantic.
  • Sailors Behind the Wire by Greg Swinden. Men of the RAN were also prisoners in Europe and Africa, 1939-1945.
  • Monsoon off Moruya by Garth O'Connell. A German submarine was responsible for the last Allied ships sunk in Australian waters during the Second World War.
  • Clearance Divers in Vietnam by Tony Ey. Small teams undertook skilled and dangerous work.
  • Raider in Australian Waters by Shane Casey. A Confederate warship made waves in Melbourne.
  • "So Long, So Long" by Chris Goddard. The bandmaster played a medley of songs as the ship went down.
  • The Strange Case of the Emden Bell by Dianne Rutherford. To be lost a second time seemed like carelessness.
  • The Metal Behind the Medal by Emma Campbell. Is the Victoria Cross really made from Russian cannons?
  • Timber Felling in Scotland by Cherie Prosser. An Australian artist painted the work of the AFU.
  • Dulag Luft by Peter Monteath. "We have ways of making you talk" had little success with Aussie airmen.
  • Appointment over Russeignies by Peter Klein. Old photos prompt a search for a young Aussie pilot.

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