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Audacity : stories of heroic Australians in wartime

Walker, Carlie2014
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"This book tells the stories of Australian men and women who have shown extraordinary boldness or courage during wartime"--Australian War Memorial web site.
Main title:
Imprint:
Canberra Published by the Department of Veterans Affairs in association with the Australian War Memorial, 2014.
Collation:
56 pages : colour illustrations, portraits, maps ; 30 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Time line: Boer War, 1899-1902 -- First World War, 1914-1918 -- Second World War, 1939-1945 -- Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Vietnam War, 1962-1975 -- Recent conflicts and peacekeeping 1990-today.Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience:
Primary and lower secondary school students.
Contents:
Introduction -- Outstanding and gallant service: Major General Sir Neville Howse -- Bravery under fire: Sister Claire Trestrail -- Coolness and courage: Lieutenant Commander Henry Stoker -- For saving life, not taking it: Corporal Ernest Corey -- Daring conduct: Ensign Nancy Wake -- Refusal to admit defeat: Sergeant Thomas Derrick -- Leadership and courage: Wing Commander Peter Isaacson -- Determination and skill: Wing Commander Vance Drummond -- Inspirational leadership: Warrant Officer Class 2 Rayene Simpson -- Courage and calm: Lieutenant Colonel Harold Jarvie -- Exceptional courage: Corporal Mark Donaldson -- Where did they serve overseas?
Restrictions on use:
© Commonwealth of Australia 2014.
ISBN:
9781877007934
Dewey class:
355.00994355.0099
Language:
English
BRN:
28944
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