“Commando Kayak” by John Hoehn – An Extract.*

“During subsequent meetings at Victoria Barracks, the two got around to talking about the demise of ISD, as it would affect both of them, but in different ways. It was obvious that the US brass did not like the London based SOE exercising control over clandestine operations in the Pacific theatre through their Australian operating arm. Mott had

Leadership and Landscape – My Book Collection Part I.

“Hi, my name is Darren, and I’m a book addict.” There, I admitted it. I don’t intend to diminish the experiences of anyone who is or has been truly addicted to a substance, but rather to state that books are one of the very few material items that I have difficulty resisting. Some years ago I decided that

Desertion in Papua.

While recently scanning through downloaded WW2 Australian Army War Diary files (courtesy of the Australian War Memorial) during one of my not-uncommon periods of procrastination, I stumbled upon an intriguing story concerning of a behaviour we almost never hear about in popular military history: desertion to the enemy during a time of war. While charges of desertion were

Z Beach Comics

I’m very excited to announce that we have three new titles to share with you: the Z Beach Comics series by Hugh Dolan et al. Z Beach presents solid military historical facts in an entertaining visual form, and so far has featured Gallipoli, the Kokoda Track campaign, and our defeat in Malaya/Singapore in 1942, with more titles to

Welcome to Timbered Knoll Press!

Welcome visitor. I’m very excited to have this opportunity to promote the skills of local authors as well as share my passion of research and writing, particularly in the areas of history and biography. I plan via this blog to introduce various topics of interest that relate in some way to the books Timbered Knoll Press promotes. Stay
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