Peter Brune is one of Australia's leading military historians. He is author of the bestselling and highly acclaimed A Bastard of a Place: the Australians in Papua, as wll as Those Ragged Bloody Heroes: from the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942, The Spell Broken: exploding the myth of Japanese invincibility and We Band of Brothers: a biography of Ralph Honner, soldier and statesman and is co-author with Neil McDonald of 200 Shots: Damien Parer and George Silk and the Australians at War in New Guinea. He lives in Adelaide.
Published: August 2014
The definitive story of the Australian campaign in Southeast Asia during World War II from one of Australia's leading military writers.
Published: October 2007
The definitive biography of one of the great heroes of the Kokoda Trail.
Published: August 2005
The definitive account of the Australians on the Kokoda Trail - a story told through the eyes of the Australians who fought there, many of whom have now passed away.
Published: April 2004
In the spirit of Les Carlyon's bestselling Gallipoli, this book restores Milne Bay, Gona, Buna and Sanananda to their rightful place beside Kokoda as sacred ground, and a vital part of Australian history.
Published: August 2000
The biography of Lieutenant Ralph Honner, one of Australia's best-known soldiers from World War 2.