Kristen’s Bibliography

 


 

  • Taking Flight. Lores Bonney's Extraordinary Flying Career, NLA Publishing, 2016
  • Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain, NewSouth Books, 2014 (UK edition by Pen & Sword, 2015)
  • Australian Eagles, Barrallier Books, 2013
  • Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader, Allen & Unwin, 2009
  • Clive Caldwell Air Ace, Allen & Unwin, 2006 (Japanese edition by Tsukomo, 2011)

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Awards

  • Winner, non-fiction category, 2015 ACT Writing and Publishing Award: Australia’s Few and the Battle of Britain.
  • RAAF Chief of Air Force's 2015 reading list: Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain .
  • Highly Commended, non-fiction category, 2014 ACT Writing and Publishing Award: Australian Eagles.
  • RAAF Chief of Air Force's 2010 reading list: Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader
  • Winner, Military Historial Society of Australia's 2013 Sabretache Writers Prize: ‘Miss Celia Macdonald of the Isles “who has been a particularly good friend”’.
  • Winner, Military Historical Society of Australia’s 2012 Sabretache Writers Prize: ‘Australian Knights of the Air and their Little Touches of Chivalry’. 

 

 


 

 

  • 'One of the Few' (John Crossman), Flightpath, Vol. 28, No. 3, February-April 2017 (with Andy Wright).
  • 'Lores Bonney: A woman of achievement', Queensland History Journal, Col. 23, No. 4, February 2017.
  • 'The Forgotten Aviatrix', Australian Geographic, January-February 2017 (cowritten with Josephine Sargent). http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/history-culture/2017/03/lo...
  • 'Lores Bonney: A Remarkable Woman', The National Library Magazine, March 2016. 
  • 'Aviatrix Lores Bonney's Feminine Practicality', NLA Publishing Blog, posted 1 March 2016 http://publishing.nla.gov.au/pages/blog.do?newsId=226
  • 'Bird Woman', edited extract from Taking Flight, Q Magazine, The Courier Mail (Brisbane) 27-28 February 2016
  • 'An Epic Day. 31 August 1940', Warfare Magazine, (on line) http://www.warfaremagazine.co.uk/articles/australias-few-and-the-battle-of-britain/153
  • 'London was on Fire: 7 September 1940', The London at War Study Group Annual Review, Number 16, 2014

  • 'An Australian in the Battle of Britain. Latham Carr Withall', Aerogram. Journal of the Friends of the RAAF Museum Inc, September 2014  

  • 'Death on an Autumn Evening: Pat Hughes, the Monaro's Battle of Britain Pilot', The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 September 2014 http://www.smh.com.au/national/death-on-an-autumn-evening-pat-hughes-the...

  • 'One of Australia's Few. Des Sheen, Battle of Britain Spitfire Pilot', Flightpath, Volume 26, Number 1, August-October 2014
  • '"Remember Me": Australians in the Great Escape', Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia Vol LV, No.2 June 2014. An edited version of this article appeared in Spitfire News. Journal of the Spitfire Association, Issue Number 103, September 2015

  • 'Australian Hurricane Pilots. First Blood in the Battle of Britain', Flightpath, Volume 25 Number 3, February-April 2014 

  • 'Flying Officer Richard Glyde DFC: Battle of Britain Pilot', Air Mail, October/November 2013

  • Miss Celia Macdonald of the Isles "who has been a particularly good friend"’, Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia Vol LIV, No.3 September 2013

  • 'Jack Kennedy: The First Australian Fighter Pilot to Die in the Battle of Britain', Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia Vol LIV, No.2 June 2013  

  • 'Battle of Britain Revealed. New Information on Australian Pilots', Britain at War Magazine, Issue 75, July 2013

  • 'Pilot Officer John Crossman RAF', Chalfont St Giles Parish Magazine, June 2013 

  • ‘All he Wanted to do was Fly. John Dallas Crossman: Australian Battle of Britain Pilot. Part Two’, Wings, Official Publication of the RAAF Association, Vol. 65, No. 2, Winter 2013

  • ‘Australian Knights of the Air and their Little Touches of Chivalry’, Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. LIII, No. 4, December 2012 (Winner of the 2012 Sabretache Writers’ Prize)

  • ‘Lest We Forget...John Crossman’, Ashdown Forest Living (UK), November 2012

  • ‘All he Wanted to do was Fly. John Dallas Crossman: Australian Battle of Britain Pilot’, Wings, Official Publication of the RAAF Association, Vol. 64, No. 3, Spring 2012

  • (with Mark Lax) ‘Air Commodore James Baird Coward AFC, RAF. One of the Few’, Wings, Official Publication of the RAAF Association, Vol. 64, No. 3, Spring 2012 (This has been included in the Obituaries Australia database http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/coward-james-15941

  • ‘German Dive Bombers—A moment in time and on the airwaves’, Spitfire News, Journal of the Spitfire Association, No. 97, September 2012

  • ‘Remembering Flight Lieutenant Stuart Walch—An Australian in the Battle of Britain’, 1940. The Magazine of the Friends of the Few, No. 12, 2012,

  • ‘John Dallas Crossman’, Forest Row News (UK), Issue 78, February 2012

  • ‘Remembering “the Few” in Australia. Our first Australian School Plaque—Stuart Crosby Walch’, Scramble. Official Newsletter of the Battle of Britain Historical Society, Issue No. 146, Autumn 2011

  • ‘Kristen’s Letter from Australia’. Scramble. Official Newsletter of the Battle of Britain Historical Society, Issue No. 143, Winter 2010/11

  • ‘70th Anniversary Battle of Britain Commemorative Ceremony’, Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. LI, No. 4, December 2010

  • ‘Australian Eagle: Flying Officer Richard Lindsay Glyde DFC. Pilot of the Battles of France and Britain. Part Two. The Battle of Britain’, Wings, Official Publication of the RAAF Association, Vol. 62, No. 4, Summer 2010

  • ‘Australian Eagle: Flying Officer Richard Lindsay Glyde DFC. Pilot of the Battles of France and Britain. Part One’, Wings, Official Publication of the RAAF Association, Vol. 62, No. 3, Spring 2010

  • ‘A British Engagement. Desmond Sheen’, Panorama—The Canberra Times, 21 August 2010

  • ‘Flight Lieutenant John Connolly Kennedy. The First Australian Fighter Pilot to Die in the Battle of Britain’, Wings, Official Publication of the RAAF Association, Vol. 62, No. 2, Winter 2010

  • ‘Clive Caldwell: Australia’s Highest Scoring Fighter Pilot of the Second World War’, Wings, Official Publication of the RAAF Association, Vol. 62, No. 2, Winter 2010

  • ‘The Glyde Window’, Crossroads. Newsletter of Christ Church Claremont. Vol. 7, No. 1, Winter 2010

  • ‘An Australian in the Battle of Britain. Flight Lieutenant Desmond Sheen DFC’, Wings, Official Publication of the RAAF Association, Vol. 62, No. 1, Autumn 2010

  • ‘An Australian Hero: Wing Commander Jack Davenport AC DSO DFC* GM’, Wings, Official Publication of the RAAF Association, Vol. 61, No. 3, September 2009

  • ‘The Day the Planes “All Fell Into the Sea”’, Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of The Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLVI, No. 1, March 2005

  • ‘Cleaning the Augean Stables. The Morotai Mutiny’, Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLV, No. 3, September 2004 (Reprinted in Aviation Heritage, the Journal of the Aviation Historical Society of Australia, Vol. 36, No. 4, December 2005)

  • ‘Caldwell’, Spitfire News, Journal of the Spitfire Association, No. 80, April 2004

  • ‘Don’t call me “Killer”: Clive Robertson Caldwell in the Western Desert May–December 1941’, Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLIV, No. 1, March 2003 (Reprinted in Aviation Heritage, the Journal of the Aviation Historical Society of Australia, Vol. 35 No. 3. September 2004)


 

 

  • Clare Makepeace, Captives of War: British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World War, 20th Century British History     https://academic.oup.com/tcbh/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/tcbh/hwx058/4608883

  • Review article: Clare Makepeace, Captives of War: British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World War, Honest History website, 22 October 2017 http://honesthistory.net.au/wp/makepeace-clare-captives-of-war-british-prisoners-of-war-in-europe-in-the-second-world-war/

  • Review article: 'Disappointing take on an interesting man', Mark Baker, Phillip Schuler: The Remarkable Life of One of Australia's Greatest War Correspondents, Honest History website, 30 August 2016 http://honesthistory.net.au/wp/disappointing-take-on-an-interesting-man-review-of-baker-on-phillip-schuler/

  • Louise Williams, A True Story of the Great Escape, Aircrew Book Review website, 24 March 2016  Read review

  • Louise Williams, A True Story of the Great Escape, Flightpath, Volume 27, Number 3, February 2016  Read review

  • Joan Beaumont, Lachlan Grant and Aaron Pegram (editors), Beyond Surrender: Australian Prisoners of War in the Twentieth Century, Honest History, 25 November 2015  Read review

  • Alex Kerr: Shot Down. A Secret Diary of One POW’s Long March to Freedom. Flightpath, Volume 27, Number 2, November 2015 - January 2016 Read review

  • Alex Kerr: Shot Down. A Secret Diary of One POW’s Long March to Freedom Aircrew Book Review, 27 October 2015  Read review

  • Peter Rees: Bearing Witness. The remarkable life of Charles Bean, Australia's greatest war correspondent.  Australian Defence Force Journal, Issue 197, 2015, online edition  Read review

  • Michael Molkentin: The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War. Volume 1, Australia and the War in the Air,  Australian Defence Force Journal, Issue 196, 2015, online edition  read review
  • Anthony Cooper : Kokoda Air Strikes. Allied air forces in New Guinea, 1942,  Australian Defence Force Journal, Issue 195, 2014, online edition  read review

  • D R Dymock: Hustling Hinkler. The short tumultuous life of a trailblazing Australian aviator. Australian Defence Force Journal, Issue 192, 2013, online edition  Read review

  • Greg Gilbert: The Battle of the Bismarck Sea March 1943. Aircrew Book Review http://aircrewbookreview.blogspot.com.au/2013/08/the-battle-of-bismarck-sea-gregory-p.html  August 2013 Read review

  • Peter Rees: Lancaster Men. The Aussie Heroes of Bomber CommandAustralian Defence Force Journal, Issue 191, 2013, online edition  Read review

  • Peter Rees: Lancaster Men. The Aussie Heroes of Bomber Command. Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia Vol LIV, No.2 June 2013  Read review

  • Andrew Tink: Air Disaster Canberra. The Plane Crash that Destroyed a Government.  Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia Vol LIV, No. 2, June 2013 Read review

  • Andrew Tink: Air Disaster Canberra. The Plane Crash that Destroyed a Government.  Australian Defence Forcer Journal, Issue 191, 2013, online edition  Read review

  • Adam Claasen: Dogfight. The Battle of Britain. Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia Vol LIII, No. 4, December 2012 - Read review

  • Leon Kane-Maguire: Lost Without Trace. Squadron Leader Wilbur Wackett, RAAF. A Story of Bravery & Tragedy in the Pacific War. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. LIII, No. 2, June 2012 (reprinted in AHSA Newsletter Vol. 28 No. 4, December 2012) - Read review

  • Don Charlwood: Journeys into Night. http://aircrewbookreview.blogspot.com.au/2012/09/don-charlwood-rip_30.html, September 2012 - Read review

  • Sir Richard Kingsland: Into the Midst of Things. The Autobiography of Sir Richard Kingsland. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. LIII, No. 1, March 2012, (see also http://aircrewbookreview.blogspot.com.au/2012/05/into-midst-of-things-si...) - Read review

  • Peter Monteath: P.O.W. Australian Prisoners of War in Hitler’s Reich. Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. LII, No. 4, December 2011 - Read review

  • Don G. Davis: Watch on Wings. The Volunteer Air Observers Corps in Australia 1941−1945. Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. LII, No. 3, September 2011

  • Matthew Sweet: The West End Front. Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia Vol. LII, No. 4, December 2011 (also published Allen & Unwin’s Military eNewsletter November–December 2011 (http://mailcast3.atwww.com/em/message/email/view.php?id=843736&u=18037) - Read review

  • Michael Molkentin: Fire in the Sky. The Australian Flying Corps in the First World War. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. LI, No. 4, December 2010 (see also http://www.michaelmolkentin.com/reviews/ - Read review

  • Michael McKernan: Gallipoli. A Short History. Sabretache, the Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. LI, No. 4, December 2010 - Read review

  • Melanie Oppenheimer: Oceans of Love. NarrelleAn Australian Nurse in World War I. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLVII, No. 3, September 2006

  • Juliet Wills, (with Marianne van Velsen Marianne): The Diamond Dakota Mystery. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLVII, No. 3, September 2006 - Read review

  • Carolyn Newman (editor): Legacies of our Fathers. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLVII, No. 1, March 2006

  • Peter Cochrane: Tobruk 1941. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLVI, No. 3, September 2005

  • Neil McDonald: Chester Wilmot Reports. Broadcasts that shaped World War II. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLV, No. 4, December 2004

  • Alex Kershaw: The Bedford Boys. One Small Town’s D-Day Sacrifice. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLIV, No. 4 December 2003

  • Mike Hayes: Angry Skies. Recollections of Australian Combat Fliers. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLIV, No. 4 December 2003 - Read review

  • (Department of Veterans’Affairs): Simply Hell Let Loose. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLIII, No. 4 December 2002

  • Graeme Hosken: Digging for Diggers. A guide to researching an Australian soldier of the Great War 1914–1918. Sabretache, the Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol. XLIII, No. 4 December 2002 - Read review