Part I: The Essentials of Australian Military History.
Chapter 1: Exploring Why Australia Goes to War.
Chapter 2: Coming to Grips with the Military.
Part II: The Wars of Colonial Australia.
Chapter 3: Colonial Confl icts.
Chapter 4: Battling the Boers, 1899–1902.
Part III: The First World War: Australia's Greatest Tragedy.
Chapter 5: Australia Goes to War, 1914.
Chapter 6: Creating the Anzac Legend at Gallipoli, 1915.
Chapter 7: Enduring the Horrors of the Western Front, 1916–17.
Chapter 8: Riding to Victory in Palestine, 1916–18.
Chapter 9: Hammering the Huns, 1918.
Part IV: The Second World War: The Empire Beckons.
Chapter 10: Winning the First Battles, 1940–41.
Chapter 11: New Theatres, New Allies and New Enemies, 1941.
Chapter 12: Defeating the Afrika Korps, 1941–42.
Chapter 13: Our Airmen in Europe, 1939–45.
Part V: Our War in the Pacific.
Chapter 14: The Japanese are Coming! 1941– 42.
Chapter 15: New Guinea Battles — A Jungle Hell, 1942–44.
Chapter 16: Fighting to the Finish, 1944–45.
Chapter 17: The Civilian Side of the War.
Part VI: The Aussies Do Their Bit in the Cold War.
Chapter 18: Taking up Arms for the United Nations in Korea, 1950–53.
Chapter 19: Backing the Brits in Malaya and Borneo, 1950–66.
Chapter 20: Fighting Alongside the Yanks in Vietnam, 1962–72.
Part VII: On Overseas Service.
Chapter 21: Peacekeeping Near and Far, 1947–2010.
Chapter 22: Flying the Flag in Iraq and Afghanistan, 1990–2010.
Part VIII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 23: Ten Top Australian Military Leaders.
Chapter 24: Ten Famous Australian Battles.
Chapter 25: Ten Myths of Australian Military History.