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  • In preparation: compiling and editing the proceedings of conference, Vietnam: international perspectives on a long war (working title), 15-16 August 2013, publisher and date of publication TBC

  • Gallipoli: A ridge too far (compiled and edited), Exisle Publishing, Auckland, April 2013; Originally published in 2013 by Exisle Publishing, reprinted in updated, paperback edition, March 2015, edited by Ashley Ekins:

  • Fighting to the Finish: The Australian Army and the Vietnam War 1968-1975 (co-authored with Ian McNeill), volume nine of The Official History of Australian Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948-1975, Allen & Unwin in association with the Australian War Memorial, 2012

  • The Anzac Book (compiled and introduced), third edition, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, 2010

  • 1918 Year of Victory: the end of the Great War and the shaping of history (runner-up for the prestigious Templer Medal for that year); Exisle Publishing, Auckland, 2010. Runner-up for Templer Medal for 2010.  Out of print, please find e-book at:

  • On the Offensive: The Australian Army in the Vietnam War 1967-1968 (co-authored with Ian McNeill), volume eight of The Official History of Australian Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948-1975 (Allen & Unwin in association with the Australian War Memorial, published August 2003)

  • A guide to the Battlefields, Cemeteries and Memorials of the Gallipoli Peninsula (Australian War Memorial, 1998; revised edition, 2000; third revised edition 2002; fourth revised edition 2008; fifth revised edition 2012; sixth revised edition 2015)


  • Chapter (with Elizabeth Stewart), ‘Long Tan’, in Nola Anderson, Australian War Memorial: Treasures from a century of collecting, Murdoch Books, Sydney, 2012

  • ‘The Phuoc Tuy classroom: 1st Australian Task Force, adaptability and the “learning curve” in combat’, chapter 10 in Peter Dennis (ed.), The Skill of Adaptability: the learning curve in combat, 2017 Chief of Army History Conference, Big Sky Publishing, Newport, NSW, 2018, pp. 194-219

  • ‘Vietnam: A Winnable War?’, chapter 3 in Daniel Marston and Tamara Leahy (eds), War, Strategy and History: Essays in honour of Professor Robert O’Neill, ANU Press, Australian National University, 2016.

  • ‘Discipline, crime and punishment’, chapter in David Horner (ed.), Gallipoli 100, Faircount Media Group, Sydney, 2014, pp. 210-212

  • Chapter, ‘A ridge too far: the obstacles to allied victory’, chapter 3 in Ashley Ekins (ed.), Gallipoli: A ridge too far, Exisle Publishing, Auckland, April 2013

  • Chapter, ‘“Chewing cordite”: self-inflicted wounds among soldiers of the Great War’, chapter 2 in Ashley Ekins and Elizabeth Stewart (eds), War Wounds: Medicine and the trauma of conflict, Exisle Publishing, Auckland, 2011, pp. 41-59.

  • Chapter, ‘A “precious souvenir”: the making of The Anzac Book’, Introduction, The Anzac Book, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, 2010

  • Chapter, ‘Fighting to exhaustion: morale, discipline and combat effectiveness in the armies of 1918’, chapter 7 in Ashley Ekins, (ed.), 1918 Year of Victory: The end of the Great War and the shaping of history, Exisle Publishing, Auckland, 2010, pp. 111-29.

  • Chapter, ‘A ridge too far: military objectives and the dominance of terrain in the Gallipoli campaign’, in Kenan Çelik and Cehan Koç (eds), The Gallipoli Campaign: International Perspectives 85 Years On, Atatürk and Gallipoli Campaign Research Center, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey, 2002, pp. 5-34

  • Chapter, ‘Australians at the End of the Great War’, chapter 9 in Hugh Cecil and Peter H. Liddle (eds), At the Eleventh Hour: Reflections, Hopes and Anxieties at the Closing of the Great War, 1918, Leo Cooper, London, 1998, pp. 157-80

  • Chapter, ‘The Australians at Passchendaele’, chapter 15 in Peter Liddle (ed.), Passchendaele in Perspective: The Third Battle of Ypres, Leo Cooper, London, 1997, pp. 227-254